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Nuclear in Flexible Power Systems?

Nuclear in Flexible Power Systems?

Nuclear provides a substantial chunk of zero-carbon electricity in some markets, but is it a technology that will still be ...
Electricity Transition & the UK Capacity Market

Electricity Transition & the UK Capacity Market

The UK Capacity Market has been criticised for simply giving money to existing generators. Is that criticism fair? ...
50% Emissions Drop from GB Power: How?

50% Emissions Drop from GB Power: How?

Reducing carbon emissions isn't about new renewables: it's about demand reduction and fuel-shifting too ...
Introducing Electricity Pricing & the Merit Order

Introducing Electricity Pricing & the Merit Order

It's important to distinguish prices from costs in electricity, and think about how supply & demand determine the former ...
Will Land Use Restrict the Growth of Renewables?

Will Land Use Restrict the Growth of Renewables?

Renewable power sources like solar and wind take up a lot of space compared to conventional alternatives, but does this ...
Are "Baseload" Generators Essential?

Are “Baseload” Generators Essential?

A discussion of the requirements for a reliable electricity mix from choices of "baseload", "variable" and "flexible" sources of supply ...
Primary Energy Comparisons

Primary Energy Comparisons

A graphical and interactive way to compare the primary energy mixes of two different countries ...
Electricity from Biomass: More than you Think?

Electricity from Biomass: More than you Think?

Biomass may not be as fashionable as other sources, but it's an important one ...
Meeting Demand in High Growth Markets (2)

Meeting Demand in High Growth Markets (2)

The second part of a look at the challenges of meeting electricity demand when growth is high ...
Meeting Demand in High Growth Markets (1)

Meeting Demand in High Growth Markets (1)

Renewables may aim to replace fossil fuels; but in high growth markets this is a big challenge ...