Renewable Energy Industry Basics


Top countries with Renewable Energy utilization
Date posted: 2022/06/24

Top countries with Renewable Energy utilization as a % of total energy
Denmark - 33.5%
New Zeeland
Norway
Latvia -
Austria - 33.2%
Estonia, Portugal, Croatia, Lithuania, and Romania - 20-30%
Germany - 12.74
UK - 11.95
Sweden - 10.96
Spain - 10.17
Italy - 8.8
Brazil - 7.35
Japan - 5.3
Australia - 4.75
US - 4.32


Top countries with Renewable Energy production in GWh
1 China 1,398,207
2 United States 572,409
3 Brazil 426,638
4 Canada 418,679
5 India 195,242
6 Germany 193,735
7 Russia 170,077
8 Japan 169,660
9 Norway 140,240
10 Italy 109,962
11 Sweden 103,067
12 Spain 95,660
13 France 90,940
14 United Kingdom 87,083


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Top 10 energy consuming appliances
Date posted: 2022/06/24

Top 10 energy consuming appliances at home are
1. Electric Vehicles
2. HVAC
3. Refrigerators - account for 13% of total costs
4. Clothes dryer - can be upto $85/per year
5. Water Heating
6. Lighting - account for 5% of costs moving to LED can reduce energy costs
7. Microwave
8. dishwashers
9 stove tops - account for 4% of costs
10. TV

Older out of date appliance use more energy compared with newer efficient models.
Usage can also determine energy use e.g full load on dishwashers, washers and dryers or selecting no-heat cycles can help reduce energy

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What is smart grid
Date posted: 2011/10/26

what is the smart grid.
It is upgrading the current electric grid infrastucture and adding a technology layer to it so that

1. It supports 2 way communication

2. Can support distributed generation including renewable energy sources like wind, solar, geothermal, storage

3. provides support for Electric Vehicle

4. is efficient in responding to power outages, has flexible pricing

5. is secure
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Smart Grid Customer Segments
Date posted: 2011/05/19

Smart Grid Customer Segments
Savers
Sustainers
Technopiles
Ignorers
Smart Grid Communication should be designed around customer segments
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