27 Jun '14, 9pm

Some @AECBnet resources on heat pumps: …, & specif …

AECB agrees that the energy we will continue to need after fossil fuels should come from renewable sources, but maintains that the government’s emphasis on electricity at the expense of renewable fuels and heat, poses storage, stability and economic problems. Wind and solar electricity are variable. Electricity itself is too costly to store in more than small amounts. Increasing electric heating via promotion and subsidy of heat pumps risks creating ‘spikes’ in demand at just the time – bitter winter weather – when the whole of Europe lacks sun and has little wind.

Full article: http://www.aecb.net/press-release-green-energy-aecb-deman...

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