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Renewable Impacts

By Dave Elliott

It has been an eventful year for renewables. While progress continues apace, with renewables now supplying around 15% of electricity in the UK and 22% of global electricity, in this pre- Xmas post, rather than spelling out all the good news, I will look at some of the less good stories from the year- concerning wind power and CSP. (more…)

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Fukushima revisited

By Dave Elliott

After a US Congressional visit to the Fukushima reactor complex earlier in the year, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden said ‘The scope of damage to the plants and to the surrounding area was far beyond what I expected. The precarious status of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear units and the risk presented by the enormous inventory of radioactive materials and spent fuel in the event of further earthquake threats should be of concern to all.’

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