Energy production, storage, consumption

Energy challenges

Veikko J. Pyhtilä, 26 April 2018

  • Forms of energy: Motion energy, potential energy, energy needed to move a body, electrical energy, thermal energy, radiation energy.
  • Non-renewable energy is reduced.
  • Fossil Fuels: Exchanging lignite and coal to gas.
  • Oil reserves are running out.
  • Natural gas is also decreasing.
  • Peat consumes wetlands and burning brings emissions into the air.
  • Renewable biofuels, wood fuel.
  • Nuclear energy: fusion, fission, security.
  • Natural currents: waterfall, wind.
  • Solar radiation, solar cells.
  • Geothermal energy.
  • Outdoor heat and indoor heat recovery, heat pumps.
  • Tide.
  • Methane. Hydrogen, its production, storage and use.
  • Emission-free energy.
  • Carbon capture.
  • Energy storage and transmission, even expensive.
  • Battery technology and other storage.
  • Electricity network, district heating network, distribution of fuels.
  • The intelligent network.
  • Electricity shortages.
  • Balancing the times of high energy consumption and low energy consumption.
  • Energy consumption in the world is increasing dramatically.
  • Saving, energy efficiency.
  • Energy Technologies.
  • A new generation of wind power and solar power.
  • Combined Heat and Power (CHP).
  • Climate change is worsening and affecting the living conditions of the planet.
  • See environmental issues.