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Climate change could flip European peak power demand to summer, study says

High rise public building exterior with air conditioning units, Belgrade, Serbia, 07/2016. Credit: Marco Secchi / Alamy Stock Photo.
GDJA5F High rise public building exterior with air conditioning units in Belgrade Serbia. Image shot 07/2016. Exact date unknown.

Climate change could push peak electricity demand from winter to summer in most European countries, a new study says

August 29, 2017 — If global greenhouse gases aren’t curbed, rising temperatures will lead to increased use of air conditioners in the summer and less need for heaters in the winter. Continue reading Climate change could flip European peak power demand to summer, study says

Electricity demand in southern Europe to soar with air con – scientists

climate change is likely to see an increased reliance on air conditioners in southern europe
Climate change is likely to see an increased reliance on air conditioners in southern Europe. Photograph: AKP Photos/Alamy

Study predicts power consumption to rise with hotter temperatures, increasing need for renewable sources, while northern Europe’s demand may fall

August 28, 2017 — Demand for electricity is set to soar in southern Europe as climate change takes hold, research has revealed, with the effect likely to be down to a boom in the use of air conditioning. Continue reading Electricity demand in southern Europe to soar with air con – scientists