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  1. nuclear power 14, most recently on 15 February 2017
  2. energy demand 13, most recently on 25 February 2017
  3. biomass 12, most recently on 10 December 2016
  4. wind power 7, most recently on 01 November 2016
  5. carbon emissions 5, most recently on 28 August 2016
  6. carbon trading 4, most recently on 18 January 2015
  7. energy conservation 3, most recently on 10 October 2016
  8. energy supplies 3, most recently on 22 February 2017
  9. tidal power 2, most recently on 25 February 2017
  10. coal power 2, most recently on 25 February 2017
  11. wind energy 1, most recently on 13 April 2016
  12. sustainable energy 1, most recently on 02 November 2016
  13. solar energy 1, most recently on 14 December 2016
  14. renewable energy 1, most recently on 13 April 2016
  1. In tidal power Not necessarily, as tidal power supply peaks might not always coincide with eV charging demand peaks. https://t.co/mdMZl8pcVk on 25 February 2017 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  2. In energy demand .@Perwis ~60% of UK residential energy demand = heat, mostly provided by gas. UK gen cap max ~80GW. Transport oil ~1mbbl/d=~101 GW contstant on 25 February 2017 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  3. In coal power .@IdiotTracker What could be worse than wood-to-power, coal-to-power or oil-to-mobility (well-to-wheels) in terms of inefficiency ? on 25 February 2017 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  4. In energy demand .@Zapaman The Delta is the scale of the change (for ex. decarbonising energy, wind power output, peak daily power demand). on 22 February 2017 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  5. In energy supplies (8/n) The energy utilities cannot argue with the free power that renewable electricity supplies, but they squirm a bit about the variability on 22 February 2017 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  6. In nuclear power .@george_giles1 Since UK Govt White Paper on Energy 2006 opened up horizon to new nuclear power, we've been trying to warn people @Bloomberg on 15 February 2017 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  7. In energy supplies .@iandicko73 Also, 90% of new energy supplies in Europe are renewables & nobody can say "no" to that - certainly not power grids. @WelshRev on 10 February 2017 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  8. In solar energy Using spare electrical power from giant wind farms and solar arrays to make hydrogen by the electrolysis of water = good energy store 12/n on 14 December 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  9. In biomass #USA destroyed almost every #biomass resource & #climate #change will destroy rest. However #Canada & #Russia still have trees & grass 11/n on 10 December 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  10. In biomass And whether that gas future (next 20-30 yrs) is Natural Gas from Arctic or #RenewableGas from #biomass and renewable power, #Russia wins 5/n on 10 December 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  11. In biomass .@ACameronFOE Yes, and growing #biomass crops or destroying forests for #bioenergy contributing to this. @amongstwits on 09 December 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  12. In biomass .@biofuelwatch g. Have you considered supplementing native grass biomass with native organic waste streams ? 8/n #RenewableGas on 09 December 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  13. In biomass .@biofuelwatch f. Have you considered shallow offshore microalgae and macroalgae farming to supplement onshore biomass in gas-making ? 7/n on 09 December 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  14. In nuclear power Belgium : cyberfears #nuclear power plants https://t.co/uq5yj0ce2G #fail on 22 November 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  15. In sustainable energy The Inescapable Future of Renewable and Sustainable Energy https://t.co/PNQXcy0Wv3 on 02 November 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  16. In wind power .@IdiotTracker Wind power investment is not tiny. And will grow as oil, gas, coal investment show decreasing returns. @gibson202 @theCCCuk on 01 November 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  17. In coal power .@ValerieVolco Proving that the Montreal Protocol better model than Paris Treaty ? Ban coal-to-power now ! @Reuters on 15 October 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  18. In energy conservation Dave Pearson plays us a TED talk on energy waste and conservation : Alex Laskey https://t.co/w0ae6KmQ2Z on 10 October 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  19. In energy conservation WU strategy: #1: Energy Conservation. Energy Institute mag Oct 2016 questions heat pumps "Government to miss 2020 targets" #deliveringCOP21 on 10 October 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  20. In energy demand .@Zapaman I'm looking for some idea of kW energy demand in half hourly slices during the course of a winter day. @solarbenj @marianneheaslip on 09 October 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  21. In energy demand .@Zapaman am energy demand ramp for heat fine if gas - but if all heat pumps whole power stations switched on. @solarbenj @marianneheaslip on 05 October 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  22. In nuclear power 11/10 Addendum: As always, it's no good believing in the phantom of nuclear power fairy to back up your campaign for rolling out heat pumps. on 05 October 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  23. In nuclear power .@AirportWatch #vapourjobs - just like the ones promised for new nuclear power plant builds. on 02 October 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  24. In nuclear power South Africa thinks #nuclear #power could suffer #spirallingcosts https://t.co/UgSGnhJnLD on 08 September 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  25. In nuclear power Dunno an answer off the top. But ask a nuclear power plant construction firm & they might make an inaccurate guess. https://t.co/5wCXIy3Ie4 on 06 September 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  26. In nuclear power The poor old BBC, taken in by the promise of shiny new nuclear power, too cheap to subsidise. https://t.co/PN9SdaPi4Q on 06 September 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  27. In biomass ...and biomass on 05 September 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  28. In biomass .@Energydesk It started with Coal-to-Gas. Now it's Biomass-to-Gas and Waste-to-Gas and Power-to-Gas and Thin-Air-to-Gas. #RenewableGas on 02 September 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  29. In carbon emissions I'm not precisely sure what I could personally do next to try to further the Zero Net Carbon Dioxide Emissions (and Methane) aim. on 28 August 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  30. In carbon emissions .@hanster55 Think waste of time & effort trying to assert price on carbon dioxide emissions. Let's focus on renewables investment instead. on 17 August 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  31. In wind power .@IdiotTracker More wind power=certainty in carbon & financial gains. More nuclear=dubious. My money if I had any would be on RE. @jrmygrdn on 17 August 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  32. In energy demand .@MollyMEP Plus smart demand, energy storage, low carbon gas, gas backup for renewable power. #RenewableGas @guardian on 15 August 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  33. In wind power 19/n .@baldwincng Industrial-scale #RenewableGas a service for backing up renewable power when the wind is not blowing & the sun not shining on 08 August 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  34. In carbon emissions 14/n .@baldwincng If oil & gas majors want to stay in business as shareholders demand lower carbon emissions they will turn to #RenewableGas on 08 August 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  35. In biomass 13/n .@baldwincng As petrorefiners deploy processes to cope with degrading quality of fossil oil&gas can take more biomass and #RenewableGas on 08 August 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  36. In carbon emissions 11/n .@baldwincng As pressure is on petrorefinery to lower carbon emissions, they will need to choose inputs lighter in carbon emissions. on 08 August 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  37. In energy demand .@Steve_Tomlin No. It's not back to living in cold, dark caves. Energy demand control is about efficiency and demand response @TheEconomist on 04 August 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  38. In energy demand Yes. Always an unwritten footnote to any discussion on energy supply - the necessity of implementing demand control. https://t.co/hr2e35njUP on 04 August 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  39. In energy demand Dunno why, but many consumption/demand figures in BP Statistical Review of World Energy high compared to JODI Oil https://t.co/UZb9SQadpN on 25 July 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  40. In wind power .@Harryslaststand Logically, there is no point to #Trident. We could stimulate the economy by investing this money in Scotland wind power. on 17 July 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  41. In wind power .@RogueCoder250 Scotland's resources have been purloined by the English Exchequer for long enough. Trade border for wind power, gas and oil! on 17 July 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  42. In biomass In first 15 to 20 years lots of new low carbon gas - some from biomass, some from nuclear reactors before shutdown https://t.co/c7U6LUI5aU on 14 July 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  43. In nuclear power .@DECCgovuk Very much doubt UK will see any new nuclear power generation in the next 15 years or ever. But decommissioning good for business on 13 July 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  44. In biomass .@banndit78 ...which means in effect, wind/water/wave/tidal/solar/biomass are the options (because global uranium supplies/skills contested) on 09 June 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  45. In energy conservation Perhaps HM Treasury views any kind of energy conservation or renewable energy project a waste of financial resources https://t.co/kG7xkUFQZx on 16 April 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  46. In nuclear power ...these quakes could have shaken directly underneath the re-started nuclear power plants. It's time Japan waved goodbye to atomic energy. on 14 April 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  47. In nuclear power Let the world reflect : earthquake & aftershocks in Japan in last 24 hours could easily have tripped last operational nuclear power plants. on 14 April 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  48. In energy demand France manages to cancel morning heat demand spike by heating homes all night. What a waste ! @UCL_IEDE #UCL_IEDE Mark Barrett @UCL_Energy on 13 April 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  49. In wind energy In 2055, mostly wind/solar and bit of biomass seemed to be the mix @UCL_IEDE #UCL_IEDE #UCL Mark Barrett @UCL_Energy on 13 April 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  50. In energy demand Mark Barrett said managing balance between energy supply & demand in period to 2055 "becomes much crazier" @UCL_IEDE on 13 April 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  51. In tidal power Mark Barrett said good prospects for tidal and wave power at 20-30 p/kWh, in particular because of opportunity for mass production @UCL_IEDE on 13 April 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  52. In renewable energy For shipping, Mark Barrett modelled Renewable Ammonia - with half the energy density of diesel, and can be mixed/burned in diesel engines on 13 April 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  53. In nuclear power The main trends in nuclear power just now seem to be a) reactor lfetime extensions and b) reactor leaks https://t.co/w0wqbSm2rO on 12 April 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  54. In carbon emissions But why not publish comparing top-down atmospheric carbon dioxide stats and bottom-up CO2 emissions declaration ? https://t.co/GwG4wttuC9 on 11 April 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  55. In nuclear power #Nuclear #Fail : Tricastin, F : Unidentified backpack caused evacuation of power plant and summoning of bomb squad : https://t.co/Z0NxlhqW5W on 07 April 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  56. In energy demand Cold and hot season energy demand spikes mean that for the next 3 decades at least likely need interseasonal storage https://t.co/WRmKoR5yZv on 06 April 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  57. In energy demand Note : "peak summer electricity demand" https://t.co/cras4DtIik https://t.co/rCtpQE56c8 on 06 April 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  58. In energy demand True to convert gas boilers to heat pumps = reduce overall energy demand, but means higher year-round power demand. https://t.co/VnGBIrbBGP on 06 April 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  59. In biomass High temperature processing of biomass to make gas permits a wider range of biomass to be utilised - sparing forests https://t.co/lgCMa0wJrr on 01 April 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  60. In biomass Ordinary combustion of biomass for power generation is carbon-contested. Main problem however, enormous energy waste https://t.co/GXJaLUZJ4L on 01 April 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  61. In wind power Christian and I talked about success of solar & wind power in Germany, and plans for North Sea offshore wind, Fraunhofer Institute data. on 31 March 2016 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  62. In carbon trading There's a climate crisis going on, but no, I don't think carbon trading can influence more than a few percent of global emissions. #sceptic on 18 January 2015 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  63. In carbon trading ...really it's time to make your own rhythms and write your own rhymes. Carbon trading ? Carbon tax ? Pah. It'll never work ! on 06 February 2014 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  64. In wind power Renewable Gas 10. Using Renewable Gas to backup wind power and solar power will need flexible gas turbines as fuel will vary in composition on 21 June 2012 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  65. In nuclear power Evening Standard: article headline like "if we don't pour billions into nuclear power we'll be in trouble". CCC says 22GW nuke 2030. Backup? on 24 May 2012 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  66. In energy supplies Smart Meters - yet another way of blaming the consumer for carbon-intensive energy supplies. It's the energy suppliers that need to change. on 29 November 2011 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  67. In carbon trading What United Nations Climate Change talks need : recognition that emissions reductions cannot be "offset" by making carbon trading credits on 26 November 2011 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  68. In nuclear power Left Foot Forward don't quite believe Adair Turner on nuclear power : http://www.leftfootforward.org/2011/05/adair-in-wonderland/ #joabbess on 09 May 2011 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite
  69. In carbon trading Carbon Trading isn't working : http://www.carbontradewatch.org/articles/eu-emissions-trading-system-failing-at-the-third-at.html #joabbess on 09 May 2011 » Reply » Retweet » Favorite