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Weather and climate change risks in a highly renewable UK energy system

Literature review by the Met Office to support the Commission's work on low carbon energy generation.

Published: Updated: Tagged: Energy & WasteNational Infrastructure Assessment

This review was commissioned from The Met Office to support the Commission’s work on low carbon energy generation and support recommendations made in the first National Infrastructure Assessment. The review summarises research that has been undertaken on the impact of climate variability on energy networks that are highly dependent on renewable generation. It focuses particularly on extreme stress events in relation to a high renewables scenario and the impact on security of supply.

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Status:  Completed

National Infrastructure Assessment

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