How do we make sure the power system operates in a safe, efficient and stable way — and get electricity to where it’s needed on the grid

What is the gas playing a key role in climate change?

How is carbon dioxide formed?

Carbon is the basis of life on earth. It is found in almost everything on our planet. Because the earth has a closed atmosphere, the same…

How do we make sure there’s always a balance between the demand and supply of electricity?

Renewable energy is key to tackling climate change. But what exactly is it?

Why is our planet’s climate changing and what can we do to mitigate it?

What causes climate change?

Temperatures around the world have always gone up and down over long periods of time in the past. However, temperatures are climbing more quickly today…

We investigate some of the ways nature and technology can enable us to remove more CO2 from the atmosphere than we emit. The 6th post in our series ‘Powering to net zero’.

Why we need to reduce and remove our carbon dioxide (CO2) output

Why does decarbonisation matter so much?

Many parts of industry rely…

How energy dense sustainable biomass wood pellets can help us generate the renewable electricity we need to reach net zero. The 4th post in our series ‘Powering to net zero’.

Powering to net zero

Exploring how sustainable biomass can deliver negative emissions. The 3rd in our series ‘Powering to net zero’.

Bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) is the name given to the process of capturing and permanently storing the carbon dioxide (CO2) produced when generating electricity from biomass.

Why does BECCS matter so much for decarbonisation?

When combined with carbon…

In the second in our series ‘Powering to net zero’, we look at how planting more trees could help limit climate change.

At its simplest level, reforestation is the technical term that describes the process of planting new native trees in a wooded area where the number of trees is going down. It literally means ‘re-foresting’ a location.

Afforestation is what professionals call it when they create a new area of forest — by planting trees or sowing seeds where there were no trees before.

Why do reforestation and afforestation matter so much?

They’re what’s known as natural climate solutions (NCS) and are two of the most important things we can do to tackle climate change.

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