Supply and demand
The UK currently relies heavily on electricity generated by fossil fuel power plants. But in order to cut down on air pollution and meet emission targets their use is being phased out. The big question is: how will we meet demands without them?
In this activity students consider this. They will first interpret data on electricity demand throughout the day before looking at how the output from different energy resources also changes in order to meet the changing demand of the nation. They will then consider the consequences of different actions designed to meet supply with demand as we move into a cleaner, greener future.
Students can interpret data showing supply and demand of electricity
Students can consider consequences of actions in order to make a decision.
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