Japan replaced half of its nuclear reactors by efficiency

We have seen it many times over, energy efficiency is a key component to the energy transition, alongside with renewable energy sources. Energy sobriety / conservation is another often overlooked tool. As I was reporting all the way back to 2011, after Fukushima, Japan had cut by 15 percent its power usage thanks to conservation measures between 9 a.m. and… Continue reading Japan replaced half of its nuclear reactors by efficiency

700 million people in a huge blackout in India

The increasing number of air conditioning appliances – and overall electricity demand – in India had presumably a huge consequence as yesterday, 600 million people went without electricity for several hours. As the New York Times noted : ” The world’s largest blackout ever crippled roughly half of India for a second consecutive day on… Continue reading 700 million people in a huge blackout in India