Here’s how smart power could help the UK reach 100% renewable energy

Phil Taylor
Siemens Professor of Energy Systems, Newcastle University

This article was originally published on The Conversation

Both Portugal and Germany have recently succeeded in meeting almost all of their power needs using renewable energy. But at the moment, the UK falls far short of this feat. In 2015, less than a quarter of the country’s energy was generated from renewable power sources such as wind, solar, hydro and bio-energy.

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