Hydro- and wind power

18 Oct Hydro- and wind power

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) 2009 This report describes production and storage conditions of these renewable energies. It provides details of their environmental impacts and layouts its implementation in the world. It discusses political stakes and underlines the need to respect each country’s...
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18 Oct Concept for an Integrated Energy Research Program for Germany

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2009 The Federal Minister of Education and Research, Annette Schavan, has commissioned acatech and the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina with the crafting of the concept for an integrated energy research program in autumn of 2008. The two...
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18 Oct Review of Ireland’s Energy Policy in the Context of the Changing Economy

Irish Academy of Engineering (IAE) 2009 This Report follows on from the Report on Future Energy Policy in Ireland published by the Irish Academy of Engineering in March 2006. The selected topics contained in the Report relate to areas of more immediate priority in the...
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18 Oct Irish Energy Policy – Update on Electricity Price Competitiveness

Irish Academy of Engineering (IAE) 2009 In June 2009 the Irish Academy of Engineering published a review of Ireland’s energy policy. This review was carried out in the context of the major changes taking place in Ireland’s economy and focussed especially on energy price competitiveness....
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18 Oct Biofuels

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) 2010 At the beginning of the 21st century, France has decided to develop its industrial channels related to the production of 1st generation of biofuels, from agricultural fields to transformation plants. These channels include cereal and beet cultures...
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18 Oct CO2 capture and storage: inevitable for a climate friendly Belgium

Belgium Academies (ARB) 2010 In industrial installations, but also for power production, it will be difficult or impossible to avoid the use of fossil fuels in the short to medium future. It is exactly for these applications that CCS can be applied to drastically reduce...
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18 Oct Generating the Future: UK energy systems fit for 2050

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2010 This report, produced by a working group of Fellows of The Royal Academy of Engineering, considers possible energy scenarios that could meet the 2050 emissions reduction target. Four scenarios are explored. They describe the whole energy system in...
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18 Oct Directive: quotas for the period 2013-2020 of the European Community

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) 2011 The NATF supports the EU efforts to inverse the present climate trends and to prepare EU countries for the future world that will be inevitably much less- or even carbon-free. It recommends, however, proceeding cautiously in order...
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18 Oct Vectors of Energy

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) 2011 This extensive study is the follow-up of the NATF October 2008 report “Prospective for the Energy in the 21st Century”. A vector of energy is a system of the primary energy distribution to the final consumer. A...
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