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Powering the Future

Jun, 2015
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Summary

The coalition government committed to becoming the “greenest government ever” and in 2014 the share of UK electricity generation from renewable sources hit a new high of 19.2 per cent. Yet the UK is set to miss its European Union target of sourcing 20 per cent of all energy from renewables by 2020. This report takes a look at uncertainty over the UK energy mix, solving the country’s energy “trilemma”, decarbonisation, new energy storage technologies, disruptive energy innovations, and the future of wind, solar, nuclear, hydro and tidal energy

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Infographic outlining the UK’s energy outlook, including its indigenous production of primary fuels for 2015, electricity generation 2012-50 and energy demand across five key sectors