Fortum studies transporting ‘waste’ heat from Loviisa 3
Conventional, centralized electricity networks are the norm in the developed world.
Energy security is an issue of increasing political concern around the world, driven by surging demand for energy; sharply rising international prices for fuel, heat and electricity; increasing dependency on energy imports in most regions of the world; and, an emerging sense of vulnerability from the natural and malicious threats tied to climate change and terrorism.
Over half the power generated in Belarus comes from CHP plants, but many are old and in need of refurbishment or replacement.
The new ‘White Paper’ on energy, published by the UK Government in May, contains a significant section on heat and distributed generation.
Advocates for policy change often have numerous strategic options available. In a world with limited resources, the challenge is always to choose the options that will yield the greatest ‘bang for the buck’ in terms of actual change as well as perceived change.