TITLE

The latest UK energy trends

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Green Futures;Oct2008, Issue 70, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the latest energy trends in Great Britain. It states that wind energy had a 27% increase in capacity, while biomass had an 8.5% increase in capacity for heat and electricity production. A 0.3% increase of total electricity generation was reported for the renewables. However, there was a downward trend for nuclear, combined heat and power, carbon dioxide and energy consumption.
ACCESSION #
35564612

 

Related Articles

  • COGENERATION TECHNOLOGIES AND THEIR USE IN THE PROCESS OF GASIFICATION OF BIOMASS FOR ENERGY PRODUCTION. Böszörményi, Ladislav; Gavlík, Martin // Proceedings of the International Multidisciplinary Scientific Ge;2011, Vol. 3, p15 

    Urgent task of energy policy in the near term, in addition to diversification will encourage vigorous national economy, reducing dependence on natural gas and both demand-side measures (in the energy supply of buildings are mainly to improve the thermal protection) by measures on the production,...

  • Sahlin renews opposition to nuclear.  // European Power News;Jun2005, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p3 

    Focuses on the plan of energy minister Mona Sahlin to legislate a government strategy to replace nuclear power with a variety of green sources including cogeneration in Sweden. Terms and conditions of the legislative measure; Comments of Sahlin on the significance of decommissioning nuclear...

  • Efficient Use of Cogeneration and Fuel Diversification. Kunickis, M.; Balodis, M.; Sarma, U.; Cers, A.; Linkevics, O. // Latvian Journal of Physics & Technical Sciences;Dec2015, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p38 

    Energy policy of the European Community is implemented by setting various goals in directives and developing support mechanisms to achieve them. However, very often these policies and legislation come into contradiction with each other, for example Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the...

  • Micropower potential is greater, insists think-tank.  // Utility Week;7/8/2005, Vol. 23 Issue 23, p4 

    Focuses on the potential of clean energy from microgeneration of combined power and heat units to match the capacity of the British nuclear energy programme, according to a report from the New Economics Foundation and consultancies Mirage and Oasis. Estimated number of households who could be...

  • Energy Security. Turayhi, Rami // Diplomatic Courier;Jul2010, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p40 

    The article offers the author's insights on the energy production in the U.S. He says that lawmakers and business people can generate electricity into two ways such as waste-to-energy plants and combined-heat-and-power plants. He cites that energy can also be produced by combined-heat-and-power...

  • Development of biomass in polish energy sector: an overview. Igliński, Bartłomiej; Piechota, Grzegorz; Buczkowski, Roman // Clean Technologies & Environmental Policy;Feb2015, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p317 

    Green technologies presented in Polish power generation are based on biomass. Poland has considerable potential for biomass produced using forest, agricultural, and municipal waste. Currently, biomass is used in several hundred power stations, co-incineration of biomass with coal powers 39 CHP...

  • Considering Cogeneration. Johnston, Marsha W. // E: The Environmental Magazine;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p22 

    The article reports on the benefits offered by the 25-megawatt combined heat and power (CHP) electricity plant towards the environment at the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Recruiting Depot in San Diego, California. It states that the plant emits gas exhaust generated by natural gas turbines which is...

  • 80-Year-Old Solution Looks to the Future. Blankinship, Steve // Power Engineering;Jan2009, Vol. 113 Issue 1, p66 

    The article describes the self-sufficient electric power generation of the New Yorker Hotel, a 79-year-old hotel in New York City. The hotel opened on January 2, 1930 and was designed to be a world-class benchmark for self-sufficient heating and power. New Yorker Hotel was honored by the...

  • Future uncertain for WEC's Jubail IWPP.  // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;2/3/2006, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p20 

    The article discusses issues concerning the Jubail independent water and power project (IWPP) of Water & Electricity Co. (WEC) in Saudi Arabia. According to WEC President Omar al-Ghambi, the diversion of gas feedstock to the expanded Marafiq project will mean that the Jubail project is unlikely...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics