The physics of electricity

QUESTIONS FOR ENERGY DEMOCRACY: What are the characteristics of electricity systems which every energy system will need to take into account?  Electricity is particularly important for a sustainable energy system, in fact sometimes when people say energy they are actually talking only about electricity. Electricity is very versatile, and renewable energy resources typically produce electricity CONTINUE READING

The physics of energy

QUESTIONS FOR ENERGY DEMOCRACY: What are the physical realities that any energy system needs to deal with, regardless of how we organise its rules, ownership, and goals? This guide aims to help us to re-imagine how our energy systems could be organised. To do that, we need to understand what is and isn’t changeable, starting CONTINUE READING