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The challenge of climate change is global, and it demands action on an international scale, such as the Paris Agreement. But a large part of the solution must be local, involving all of us in the way energy is produced and consumed. Very recently, there was a decision made that has allowed the Argentina population to now generate their own energy through clean and unconventional sources and add surpluses into the public grid. This is an important novelty in a country beginning a slow and difficult process, with a still uncertain end, to replace fossil fuels. A new law was born with the aim of increasing the generation and addition to the grid of clean energy by many small nearby sources, citizens and other private sectors, in what is known as distributed, dispersed or decentralised generation.
Argentina has had a hard time shifting to renewable power sources. They still represent a very small share of the electric grid, which is made up of 64 percent fossil fuel power plants; fueled by oil or gas. It is a global issue and other countries, such as the UK could also do more to encourage citizen generated electricity. In the UK, more people could support the energy transition, and share in the benefits, by storing power in batteries, electric vehicles and smart boilers. This enables the grid to draw power when it's cheap and plentiful, and temporarily lighten the load if there's a peak in demand. Here, since 2009, the price of solar panels has fallen by 80% and wind turbines by 40%. And it won't stop there. Renewable energies are becoming competitive with fossil fuels and new nuclear, but still out of reach of many of the regular citizens.
Renewable energies and supporting technologies, like storage, are advancing in leaps and bounds. The old energy companies have been sluggish in catching up so, although there is the ability to produce more electricity via renewable, investment is still being made in gas and nuclear power. With the right government policies in the UK there could be great potential for citizen-owned energy. Take Germany and Denmark as examples in how successful citizen-generated electricity has become. Recently, Germany produced so much electric power that prices were actually negative. As in, customers got paid to use the electrical system. However, the average overall percentage produced by renewables last year was 33%. Neighbouring Denmark already sometimes produces more renewable energy than the nation's citizens consume on a more regular basis with 40% of the national electricity being supplied by wind. They are currently 90% self-sufficient for their energy needs.
Electricity generation in Denmark has changed fundamentally over the past two decades and Denmark has a long tradition of setting ambitious national energy targets. By 2050, Denmark aims to be a lowcarbon society independent of fossil fuels. All in all, Europe is performing well in its organisation of renewables. In 2011, renewables created 21.7% of the EU's power. After three years, this figure has achieved 27.5% and is expected to grow to 50% by 2030. The EU's underlying endeavours in advancing the use of renewables encouraged this. Proceeded by the development, which brought down sustainable costs, renewables have now moved toward becoming cost-focused, and even sometimes significantly less expensive than fossil fuels.
Denmark has several days in the year when _______.
Aelectricity is free
Bthey don't need electricity
Cthe sun shines all day
Dwhole country needs to heat their homes
Fill in the blanks with the most appropriate question tags:
Sweet is the smell of the newly cut grass, __________?
A Is it
B Isn't it
C Hasn't it
D Won't it
THE GRAMMATIC ORDER IS WRONG .THE ACTUAL AND CORECT ORDER SHOULD BE - THE SMELL OF THE NEWLY CUT GRASS IS SWEET._________?
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the question that follow :
To : Indira
From : Padma
Sorry. I had to leave early. Just to remind you to collect the complimentary passes from Mrs. Sen on your way home. She has promised four passes for the finals on Sunday. That is one event we should not miss. Give me a ring, in case you cannot go.If we don’t collect them today, she would give it away to Keith!
What does Padma want Indira to do?
A Return home at the earliest.
B Remember to ring her up.
C Pick up the passes for the final game.
D Ask Keith to take the passes.
Read the article and answer the questions that follow.
The object did not land on the highway yet Vickie stopped the car because _______.
A the forest was lit up by the light of the flames from the object
B the object hovered ahead of them and this frightened her
C she was afraid the car would melt if she continued to drive
Choose the best word/phrase to complete each sentence.
The car you are going to see next, looks much smaller than the others, has a powerful engine.
No blank space in the question. I think correct phrase here would be The car that you are…..