An induction seminar on Global Energy Movement addressing the construction of a global renewable power grid was held yesterday evening at Southampton Business School of the University of Southampton, England. The founder of the socio-technical movement Muhammad Talut, a PhD researcher on Sustainable Energy from Bangladesh at the same university, discussed the economic and technological feasibility of such a gargantuan venture that will ensure that incessant green energy to the mankind meeting all the global demand.
He claimed that the construction of a global renewable energy network is not a technical challenge anymore as the current renewable power generation techniques, smart grid and the HVDC transmission technology can make it possible. He also underscored the prospects of establishing global peace through the transnational green energy exchange across the globe. The business model of the global power Exim was also discussed with the adjustment mechanism in a similar fashion of today’s oil trade. The movement was launched at the University of Sussex two years ago. The main objective of the campaign is now to disseminate the idea among the people from the different corners of the world so that someday it might emerge as a global initiative and get pushed towards the ultimate realization. The co-founder Salim Mahmud was also present there.