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09 Oct 2012  |  Europe
Despite Fukushima, Nuclear will Play an Active Role in Europe's Energy Mix
Meeting energy needs while achieving security of supply and minimising carbon emissions are key challenges facing most countries. Although nuclear is gaining support in Europe, its significance varies among European countries. While some states are not willing to take risks and are opposed to nuclear (such as Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Belgium...
25 May 2012  |  Asia Pacific
Renewables Development is the Solution to the Looming Energy Crisis
This study defines and discusses mega trends that would influence energy demand in China. An overview and analyses are provided concerning the energy consumption, the installed energy capacity, and the key power generation stations in China. Based on the current installed capacity, plans for future power generation infrastructures and future power ...
17 May 2012  |  Europe
Demand for High Quality Power, and Increasing Focus on Energy Efficiency is Driving the Market
The past 2-3 years have witnessed an increasing interest in smart grids and smart energy. Smart meters are considered to be the first step towards smart grid implementation. The smart meter rollout in Europe is well underway, boosted by the European Union legislation to achieve 80 percent coverage by 2020. Sweden and Italy had full scale penetratio...
08 May 2012  |  North America
Evaluating the Problem and Understanding the Possible Solutions
A growing population and improved economic conditions in the United States will raise energy consumption during the next decade. The U.S. goal of energy independence, the concern for unmet energy demand, and the growing awareness of the environmental impact of high consumption are the leading drivers behind growing interest in net-zero buildings an...