Category Archives: Energy

Net Zero Renewable Energy

This December much  of Europe experienced a week long period of “net zero” energy produced by Wind and Solar. Power black outs were only avoided because these grids still maintain large reserves of traditional power generation – Gas, Coal and … Continue reading

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UK Peak power 2019-2021

Electricity is a power source that runs the modern world. Meeting the instantaneous power demands of the UK  is the responsibility of the National Grid (ELEXON). The balancing of available energy supply with the instantaneous power demand as logged  by … Continue reading

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Lockdown effect on UK electricity demand

Covid restriction measures began in the UK on March 16th, which were then followed by a full lockdown lasting from March 22nd until finally being eased on July 4th. People were asked to work from home “wherever possible”.  Shops, Pubs, … Continue reading

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