Game to Cut CO₂ Emissions

Energymixer.uk offers a game where you can play to produce the cheapest clean power for the UK.

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Using No-Nuclear Power

What if you don’t want to use Nuclear power? What are our options then? I could build 168 GW of wind power capacity and 2000 GWh of storage. That keeps the lights on and emits zero CO₂ both weeks, however it costs a staggering £131/MWh.

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Storage Prices are Unrealistically High

While the game obviously has to simplify things, it is worth keeping in mind that the way storage affects price of electricity is likely unrealistically negative.

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