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  • Germany’s decision to close seven nuclear reactors in 2011 was inevitably followed by the need to decommission several sites. Here, Jens Kastner has been to see early activities at the Unterweser plant in Lower Saxony.

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  • The energy industry has long recognised the potential for hydrogen to displace polluting fossil fuels in multiple sectors – from road transport to domestic heating. But, until recently, opportunities had only been highlighted in theory, rather than trialled in practice. Unconventional gases are...

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  • The UK’s oil and gas developers have the skills and experience to help deploy CCS at scale. Rebecca Bell looks at how the industry could work to ensure an equitable energy transition.

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  • It’s usually cheaper to prevent the use of a unit of energy than it is to generate that unit, either from fossil fuels or renewables. In this edition of Energy World, we turn our attention to the sometimes overlooked ‘fifth fuel’: energy efficiency. The theme begins on page 14, where Andrew Wil...

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  • Following two years of growth, global carbon dioxide emissions stagnated at 33 Gt in 2019, according to the latest figures from the International Energy Agency (IEA). This contradicts the findings of the Global Carbon Project, an international group of climate scientists, which predicted late l...

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  • Subsidy cuts and policy uncertainty have left the UK’s solar industry in a state of limbo in recent years. But the future is looking brighter thanks to new funding schemes and renewed private sector interest, writes Nick Cottam.

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  • Hydropower is beginning to find a new role in expanding and complementing variable renewable energy sources through its flexibility capabilities, writes Will Henley from the International Hydropower Association.

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  • Much has been made of the runaway success of offshore wind in recent years, particularly in the UK and Europe. But has the tremendous political and financial enthusiasm for the sector come at the expense of onshore renewables? There's little doubt that subsidy cuts have shaped the landscape in the U...

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  • Higher levels of renewable power generation during 2019 meant that Great Britain’s reliance on fossil fuels hit an all-time low, according to data from National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO). National Grid ESO is the business within the National Grid Group that balances supply and dema...

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  • Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, and representatives of Germany’s four major mining states, have negotiated a plan to phase out coal-fired power generation by 2038 at the latest. The agreement sets out a timeline for decommissioning lignite coal power plants in the states of North Rhine-W...

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