The European Tribune is a forum for thoughtful dialogue of European and international issues. You are invited to post comments and your own articles.
Please REGISTER to post.
Apparently, no one in a flat can change that temperature, every room is heated equally.
Is that surplus heating...? Or is it just a result of Russian splurging on gas?
Russia is quite heavily set on a nuclear path to decarbonization, and I dont really see that they have that much of a choice. - Russia has good hydro reserves, and quite substantial biomass waste from their forestry operations, but other renewable options do not really get along with russian weather. At all.
Not that carbon is why they are doing it - Russia is building reactors because burning gas that could be sold abroad is an affront to gasproms accountants, and the cold war left them with an enormous legacy of institutional expertise in all things related to fission.
Also, the planned Arkhangelesk, Voronezh, Saratov, Dimitrovgrad Chukoyka, Severodvinsk, Leningrad and Severs plants are to be either exclusively heating, or cogen plant which, no, windmills really not an option for that.
Or is it just a result of Russian splurging on gas?
According to a friend who has worked with post-Soviet energy on a city level, the efficiency is horrible with lots of heat leaking out.
So I would say that it is probably a legacy of large-scale planning that did not really care about energy efficiency.
A vote for PES is a vote for EPP!
A vote for EPP is a vote for PES!
Support the coalition, vote EPP-PES!
by DoDo - Dec 18 1 comment
by Democrats Ramshield - Dec 16 4 comments
by ARGeezer - Dec 15 62 comments
by gmoke - Dec 2 8 comments
by das monde - Dec 14 17 comments
by LEP - Dec 9 26 comments
by gmoke - Dec 17
by ARGeezer - Dec 8 16 comments
by DoDo - Dec 181 comment
by gmoke - Dec 17
by ReGiNuss - Dec 171 comment
by Democrats Ramshield - Dec 164 comments
by ARGeezer - Dec 1562 comments
by das monde - Dec 1417 comments
by LEP - Dec 926 comments
by ARGeezer - Dec 816 comments
by gmoke - Dec 72 comments
by rz - Dec 415 comments
by gmoke - Dec 28 comments
by A swedish kind of death - Dec 233 comments
by rz - Nov 3071 comments
by Migeru - Nov 2959 comments
by ARGeezer - Nov 242 comments
by Cyrille - Nov 247 comments
by ARGeezer - Nov 20
by gmoke - Nov 1916 comments