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Future Grid

A continent-wide super grid could help to balance the electricity network and allow a huge expansion of generation from renewable sources.

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Hydrogen Hopes

Hydrogen is an extremely valuable material and a big hope for future low carbon energy needs.

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Coal Or Biomass?

As coal power stations around the UK close their doors, some are trying out a new technique; mixing coal with biomass.

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Electric Everything!

Electricity plays a small - but important - part in our energy use. What if we used electricity for more? What if we used electricity to power everything?

Fracking - Good or Bad?

Fracking: Yes or No?

What is fracking? How does it work? We set out the case for and against and ask, how do you feel about it?

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Capturing CO2

How can we make thermal power stations cleaner by capturing and storing the carbon dioxide released during combustion of fossil fuels.

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Energy and the Environment

Most energy sources affect our environment in some way. Here, we examine some problems and solutions to ensure we are harnessing them sustainably.

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Air Pollution

Do you take the air we breathe for granted? Explore our infographic outlining what air pollution is, what it does, what causes it, and how we can stop it!

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Save Energy, Waste Energy?

Discover and discuss some of the surprising ways that trying to save energy can actually turn out to be not quite as efficient as you would think...

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