Exhibitions in UK for Power & Energy

One can confidently say that the winds of change are blowing through the UK's power and energy industry, as the country steers towards renewables as a smart strategy towards diversification in its energy mix. The UK can’t afford to lose the race towards net zero and it’s thrown all its chips into wind power. Today, the UK has become a global leader in offshore wind power. Holding the crown for the world's largest installed offshore wind capacity (13.8 gigawatts!), the UK is reaping the benefits. Wind farms generated 26.8% of the country's electricity in 2022, more than proving their effectiveness. The ambition doesn't stop there. The UK has set its sights on generating 50 gigawatts of offshore wind by 2030, with the clear goal to increase capacity five-fold by 2035. Scotland, a windy region within the UK, is the perfect location to do so. This offshore wind surge isn't happening in a vacuum. Government working groups and task forces are diligently strategizing how to nurture and expand the offshore wind industry and its supply chains for the long haul. Government-funded programs are providing crucial support, from demonstration projects and infrastructure investment to innovation and testing centers. But there's a wrinkle in the plan – the UK's power and energy infrastructure is aging. To effectively integrate this growing renewable energy supply, the nation needs to expand and modernize its grid. Smart grid technology is emerging as a hero, helping the UK get the most out of its existing system. The good news? The UK’s power and energy industry is fiercely competitive, and recent efforts by the government and regulators have opened doors for exciting prospects. Public and private organizations are pouring resources into grid upgrades, recognizing the need for a future-proof system. The driving forces behind this transformation are multifaceted. Growing energy demand coupled with limited resources is pushing for change.

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