TITLE

Who's in charge?

AUTHOR(S)
Leach, Matthew
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Utility Week;3/30/2012, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines issues related to energy demand and heating in Great Britain. It discusses the potential of electrification as a means to cut emissions. It predicts that electric heating will have a role in the country's decarbonization. The article also cites the factors that contribute to electricity surpluses and the impact of renewable generation on time-shifting demand.
ACCESSION #
74422915

 

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