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Future of Energy

Mar, 2018
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A staggering 98 per cent of global electricity critically depends on the availability of water. As competition for resources continues to rise and environmental pressures increase, the strain on the global energy landscape is immense. The Future of Energy special report, published in The Times, explores the tangled relationship between water and food production, investment in renewables as the most economic energy choice and the potential for battery technology to energise power storage. Also featured is an infographic detailing the investments and costs of a clean-energy future, as well as an article on protecting energy networks from hackers

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The future of energy undoubtedly lies with renewables. Yet, while investment continues to fl ow towards a cleaner future, demand for conventional resources remains, with fossil fuels accounting for more than half of energy supplies worldwide. We are still a long way from a full transition to renewables, but for now the global energy landscape is very much dependent on old ways