Energy Crisis : Individual Research Briefing

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Tasmanian Energy Crisis Individual Research Briefing Paper Haya Daghlas | ID: 785864 | 19 September 2016 Executive Summary 300 Words Table of Contents Executive Summary 2 1 Introduction 4 1.1 Background 4 1.2 Purpose and Scope 4 1.3 Client 4 1.4 The Structure 4 2 Meeting the current energy demand 5 2.1 Findings 5 2.1.1 Energy Capacity and demand in Tasmania 5 2.1.2 The Tasmanian Energy Crisis 6 2.1.3 Temporary response 6 2.1.4 The Tamar Valley Power Station (TVPS) Facts and Figures 6 2.2 Recommendation no. 1 7 3 Increasing the energy storage level 8 3.1 Findings 8 3.1.1 Currant energy storage level 8 3.1.2 Rainfall forecast for 2016 8 3.1.3 Cloud Seeding 8 3.1.4 Energy Security Risk Assessment 8 3.1.5 Critical storage level 9 3.2 Recommendation no. 2 9 4 Conclusion 10 1 Introduction 1.1 Background The State of Tasmania is currently facing an Energy Crisis that threatens the energy security (Matthew Groom, 2016). In normal energy supply the state obtains 66% from Hydro dams, 14% from The Basslink, 11% Thermal energy, and 9% from Renewable Wind Energy (Tasmanian Economic, January 2016). In 2015 Tasmania experienced the lowest rainfall in over 100 years of recorded history. (Matthew Groom, 2016) as a result the energy generated by Hydro dams dropped down to 14%, followed by Basslink cable outage in December 2015 (ABC News, 2016). 1.2 Purpose and Scope Our team goal is to come up with viable recommendations to solve the currant Tasmanian
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