Green Energy and Sustainability ISSN 2771-1641

Green Energy and Sustainability 2023;3(4):0005 |

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Advancing technology and developing green energy solutions is crucial in achieving a sustainable future

Tony Roskilly , Janie Ling-Chin , Huashan Bao

  • Department of Engineering, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, UK

Correspondence: Tony Roskilly; Janie Ling-Chin; Huashan Bao

Received: Dec 19, 2023 | Accepted: Dec 19, 2023 | Published: Dec 21, 2023

© 2023 by the author(s). This is an Open Access article distributed under the Creative Commons License Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, provided the original work is correctly credited.

Cite this article: Roskilly T, Ling-Chin J, Bao H. Advancing technology and developing green energy solutions is crucial in achieving a sustainable future. Green Energy Sustain 2023; 3(4):0005.

In an era characterised by unprecedented environmental challenges and the devastating impacts of climate change, our drive towards finding sustainable energy solutions is of paramount importance. There is a need to rapidly move away from fossil fuel use and a radical departure from conventional energy sources. The utilisation of renewable energy from solar, wind, marine and geothermal sources, and the exploitation of sustainable fuels, offer potential benefits from an environmental, societal, and economic perspective.

The urgency of this transition is increasingly acknowledged and cannot be realised without further research and innovation along the value chain, from conversion, storage, distribution, and end-use. The displacement of fossil fuels is extremely difficult because of their excellent volumetric and gravimetric energy density and their ease of use. The current renewable energy sources and alternatives fuels have challenges, for example with respect to cost, safety, security of supply and contribution to a resilient energy system. It is also clear that we need to strive to use our energy resources in the most efficient and effective ways possible, reducing energy demand in transport, industry, commerce, buildings, and every aspect of our activity.

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