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The role of renewable and non-renewable sources for meeting future UK energy needs.

Asif, Muhammad, Currie, John and Muneer, Tariq (2007) The role of renewable and non-renewable sources for meeting future UK energy needs. International Journal Nuclear Governance, Economy and Ecology, 1 (4). pp. 372-383. ISSN 1742-4186

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Provision of sufficient, affordable and secure energy is very crucial for modern economies. Countries across the world are facing energy challenges one way or the other. This article discusses the present energy scenario of the UK and the emerging challenges it is facing. Various options available to address these challenges have also been analysed in terms of energy security and diversity in the supply mix in order to determine the most appropriate solution to promote energy sustainability in the UK.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 1742-4186
Electronic ISSN: 1742-4194
Uncontrolled Keywords: Energy demand; UK; Renewable sources; Wind power; Hydro-electricity; Wave power; Tidal energy; Biofuels; Non-renewable sources; Coal; Natural gas; Nuclear; Review;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 600 Technology > 620 Engineering > 621 Electronic & mechanical engineering
300 Social sciences > 330 Economics > 333 Economics of land & energy
Library of Congress Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Item ID: 2041
Depositing User: RAE Import
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2008 12:04
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2013 14:58
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2041

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