Wind energy: implications of large-scale deployment on the GB electricity system

17 Oct Wind energy: implications of large-scale deployment on the GB electricity system

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2014 Academy produced a report that assesses the potential for wind energy to contribute to meeting the government’s targets of providing 15% of the UK’s energy from renewable sources by 2020 and cutting 80% of greenhouse gas emissions by...
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17 Oct Future Energy Grid. Information and communication technology for the way towards a sustainable and economical energy system

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2012 Germany’s change in energy policy can only succeed using smart grids. Germany wants to opt out of nuclear energy by 2022 and rapidly transition to renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power. However, electricity production...
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17 Oct Towards a financially viable transition to sustainable energy Efficient regulation for tomorrow’s energy system

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2012 The decision to initiate a transition to sustainable energy has brought about a paradigm shift in Germany’s energy policy, with the German government targeting a complete overhaul of the energy supply system by 2050. The aim is...
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17 Oct Adaptation strategies in climate policy

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2012 An effective climate policy comprises both curbing climate change by reducing CO2 emissions (mitigation) and adapting to its impact (adaptation). Mitigation and adaption are complementary and not competitive policies. Consequently, whilst continuing to pursue global emissions reduction...
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17 Oct Future Energy Grid. Migration to the Internet of Energy

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2012 EIT ICT Labs is a Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) supported by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT). Our mission is to turn Europe into a global leader in Information and Com¬munication Technologies – ICT...
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17 Oct Partitioning and transmutation of nuclear waste

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2014 In June 2011, the German government’s announcement of the transition to renewable energy (known as the ‘Energiewende’) marked the beginning of the end for electricity production using nuclear power. The goal is for all electricity production at...
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17 Oct Norwegian Energy Policy in Context of the Global Energy Situation/English

Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (NTVA) 2012 The volume contains the written version of the talks presented at a symposium with the title « Norwegian Energy Policy in Context of the Global Energy Situation ».
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17 Oct A National Energy Strategy 2013-2017/English

Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (NTVA) 2013 It is vital for success in terms of research and the country’s industry that Norway has research groups that are attractive partners for international research organizations. A robust positioning of the Norwegian research community in the EU’s research...
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17 Oct Policy Advisory – Towards Low-Carbon Transport in Ireland

Irish Academy of Engineering (IAE) 2014 Recommendations for national policy review based on a review of improved engine efficiencies, IT impacts, higher occupancy levels and greater utilisation of existing rail assets.
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