Powering the Future

Energy remains one of the most pressing matters of the modern age. With a global population approaching 7.5 billion, we need more than ever to address the energy trilemma – producing clean, secure and affordable power for an energy-hungry world. This report explores the latest innovations in the quest for clean energy, from floating turbines to demand-response programmes, and it looks at the growing trend of energy storage and the developing countries leading the way in green investment. It also outlines how cities must smarten up to save energy, and the gradual arrival of the smart grid and its impact on businesses and households alike