In this issue

issue 107 | february 2019

/ California recently announced its plans to reach a target of 100% renewable energy sources by 2045, funded at least partly by community choice aggregation. These partnerships allow local communities to make their own choices about how they get their energy and what they do with it, often resulting in more rapid shifts than deals struck by government. We find out how they work and whether this funding model will be enough?

In nuclear, we take a closer look at the IAEA’s new tool to help build ‘roadmaps’ for nuclear power, consider whether Belgium can cope without nuclear power, hear from Tonik Energy about the importance of investing in quality chargers for electric vehicles, and profile Japan’s energy security plan to 2030, in association with GlobalData.

Plus, we shine a spotlight on Argentina’s rapidly changing energy market, take a closer look at how the UK’s energy market could manage a prolonged calm, cold and cloudy snap, and find out whether a new partnership between utility E.ON, the European Space Agency and Astrosat could be the key to sending terrestrial energy efficiency into the stratosphere. /

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Katie Woodward, editor