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 and consider whether fusion energy could be enough, after MIT announced that its Sparc reactor could begin producing energy from nuclear fusion by 2025, but at a much lower wattage than traditional fission reactors.
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.
Editor Katie Woodward
Commissioning Editor Daniel Garrun
Writers TALAL HUSSEINI, Molly Lempriere, Heidi Vella
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