Category Archives: Renewable energy

Helping National Grid manage the sudden growth in solar power

By Daniel Drew “In Britain it had been a year without summer. Wet spring had merged imperceptibly into bleak autumn. For months the sky had remained a depthless grey. Sometimes it rained, but mostly it was just dull, a land … Continue reading

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Spotlight on aviation CO2 emissions

By Emma Irvine Climate change, resulting from emissions of CO2 amongst other factors, is a major topic of research here at Reading. This blog focusses on the emissions from one particular sector, aviation, and progress on tackling them. I write … Continue reading

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Secure and reliable electricity supplies

By David Brayshaw Secure and reliable electricity supplies are an essential part of modern life. The networks and infrastructure that produce and supply this power are, however, changing rapidly across the world due to both socio-economic pressures (e.g., rising demand … Continue reading

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How our electricity supply depends on the weather

by Dirk Cannon                                          Department of Meteorology homepage “It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and … Continue reading

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