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Orkney Islands project is a smart energy ‘system of the future’ using renewables, batteries, EVs

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Scotland’s Orkney Islands have unveiled an initiative that aims to use a network of technologies, including renewables, batteries, and electric vehicles, to become a group of “smart energy islands.” The £28.5 million ($37.4 million) project hopes to eventually eliminate any need for fossil fuel use on the archipelago.