sustainability

Effects of Climate Degradation and How Renewable Energy is the Answer

Energy has been one of the most neglected issues in international development. Look at how far we have come in industrial, medical, architectural, and entertainment sectors. Even interplanetary leaps are not science fiction for us anymore. Still, somehow our society didn’t really progress that much in utilizing clean energy. We are still heavily dependent on …

July 9, 2018

Making a Case for Residential Rooftop Solar Energy in India

Industrial and commercial solar sectors in India have been way ahead of residential solar growth in past few years. However, with Government of India focusing on the residential solar to raise awareness and to involve common man into the fold, residential solar adoption has picked up recently. Residential solar capacity, which is currently at 130 …

June 28, 2018

EROI of solar energy

What is energy returned on energy invested (EROI)? Energy returned on energy invested (known as EROI or sometimes EROEI) is the ratio of the amount of useable energy produced by a given energy source to the amount used by humans to acquire it. For example, if an oil extraction facility requires 1 gigajoule (GJ) of …

April 21, 2016