issue 119 | February 2020
The mass construction of solar panels across the world’s deserts has long been touted as a solution to the energy crisis, but the solution has rarely proven practical so far. So what needs to be done for it to be viable?
Also, we look at China and South Korea's plans to build an ocean-floor power network to connect their electricity grids and create a pan-Asian electric power system, ask if biofuel has a palm oil problem, and consider the impact of
political uncertainty in Bolivia on the country's nuclear sector.
Finally, we learn if mountains could play a role in long-term energy storage, speak to Lumos about a project to electrify 1 million households in Nigeria, find out how utility billing be better managed, and hear about Sellafield's VR nuclear waste removal crane.
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