Energy Grids

The european Supergrid project

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Brieuc Hamon
This document is a presentation about the European Supergrid project, which consist in connecting all the Offshore wind farms together to provide electricity to all Europe.

Women should be focus of energy expansion plans, says UN

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Fiona Harvey
Women should be focus of energy expansion plans, says UN
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Women should be the focus of efforts to bring access to modern energyto those who lack it, a new United Nations report has found, as bringing energy to women and girls helps lift communities out of poverty and improves health. ... Read more about Women should be focus of energy expansion plans, says UN

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Pollution in China: Man-made and visible from space

Pollution in China: Man-made and visible from space
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“PM2.5” seems an odd and wonky term for the blogosphere to take up, but that is precisely what has happened in China in recent weeks. It refers to the smallest solid particles in the atmosphere—those less than 2.5 microns across. Such dust can get deep into people’s lungs; far deeper than that rated as PM10. Yet until recently China’s authorities have revealed measurements only for PM10. When people realised this, an online revolt broke out. ... Read more about Pollution in China: Man-made and visible from space

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Asia Report: After Quake, Japan Pushes for Asia Supergrid

After Quake, Japan Pushes for Asia Supergrid
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New Hampshire, USA -- Japan this week marks the one year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that has since forced it to re-evaluate its nuclear strategy. In doing so, it also unveiled a plan that could have big implications for renewable energy across the continent. ... Read more about Asia Report: After Quake, Japan Pushes for Asia Supergrid

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Energy ring best option to solve regional needs

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Shahiduzzaman Khan
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Energy demands in South Asia are growing at rate of over 6.0 per cent a year - a pace that is far in excess of the region's capacity to meet. The fact that a sizeable section of the population does not have access to electricity makes energy security a daunting challenge for the countries of this region. ... Read more about Energy ring best option to solve regional needs

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Energy without borders

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Energy without borders
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Iceland has lots of geothermal energy, Norway has hydropower. The wind blows hard in Scotland and the sun always shines in North Africa. Helen Knight explores plans to connect these diverse sources to a single network

Plans to supply all of Europe's electricity from renewable sources has come a step closer thanks to progress in efforts to build a continent-wide supergrid connected to North Africa and theMiddle East. ... Read more about Energy without borders

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