Reduced usage of electricity during Britain’s lockdown period could cause problems to the countries power grid, the UK energy system operator has warned.
Whilst many people in most first world countries have access to a reliable and steady flow of electricity, there are still some corners of the world where access to energy is a huge issue. This is mainly prevalent in the remote isolated communities located in south east Asia even with good economic progress being made in past years.
India has a population of over one billion people and therefore requires large electricity supplies. Over the next ten years the nation has some ambitious targets to hit relating to its electricity supply especially when it comes to renewable energy.
Plans between Australia and Asia have led to a potential 2400 mile cable being fed under the sea from Australia to Singapore in a bid to provide countries in Asia with solar power.
Renewable groups are demanding clarity from the European Union on its green deals. They are demanding a clear outline on the future of renewable energy in Europe.
Solar industry in the United States is set for a promising future as investor are backing new super-sized batteries. Energy hungry technology companies and fund managers are both investing into solar plus storage projects.
China and South Korea have plans to connect their electricity grids via an ocean floor power network. The aim to create a pan Asian electric power system. The grid will be using the most up to date high voltage direct current (HVDC) technology to make it as efficient as possible.
Germany currently generates over 35 per cent of its electricity from solar and wind energy sources. To produce all this renewable energy more than 30,000 wind turbines have been constructed and roughly 1.7 million solar power installations have taken place, with installed capacities of 60 gigawatts and 46 gigawatts respectively.
Analysis on the national grid and the UKs target to reach net zero carbon by the year 2050 has discovered that around 120,000 jobs will need to be created and filled in the energy sector by 2030 and about 280,000 jobs on top of that by the year 2050.
New wind farms in Senegal and Egypt, managed by Lekela Power, are leading the way in providing a clean, reliable and secure energy source to their respective nations whilst also reducing carbon emissions.