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Review of UK Domestic Electricity Consumption and Potential Trends in Using Renewable Energy Sources and Plug-in Hybrid Electrical Vehicles

Mussa Ali Sheboniea(1*), Mohamed K. Darwish(2), Al Janbey(3)

(1) College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences, Brunel University London, United Kingdom
(2) College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences, Brunel University London, United Kingdom
(3) LCUCK, United Kingdom
(*) Corresponding author


DOI: https://doi.org/10.15866/iree.v10i6.7427

Abstract


This paper presents a review of electricity profiles in UK households and their electricity demands as well as new trends and solutions for energy consumption. There are two aspects investigated in this research; the first deals with new trends and development in the field of technology, which includes usage of electric vehicles. The Second aspect is ecological, of which the UK is trying to reduce their energy demands and CO2 emission in order to find better solutions for energy problem. Also, this paper investigates renewable energy sources and new technology trends in changeable market electricity prices. The lack of information in daily electricity usage outline per household is a key point on which a new solution will be proposed. Original data are collected from daily energy consumption and energy peak demands from UK electricity providers. Furthermore, the effect of energy usage by electric vehicle is just recently introduced into UK and considered as part of overall development. UK has introduced new solutions for electricity usage, involving renewable energy supplies, mostly solar panels, as best way to meet the increase in electricity demands as well as electricity bills. Data shows that solar energy power is more and more used, which is procured with lower PV prices during manufacturing process and their installation.
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Appliances; Electricity Demand; Household; Renewable Energy Sources; Plug-in Hybrid Electrical Vehicle

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