Why isn’t geothermal power not popular worldwide?

Category: Advanced, Geothermal, Geothermal Power, Profession

Author : Admin August 31, 2016


If you have not heard the term Geothermal Power before, don’t blame yourself. You are in the majority. Geothermal power refers to power generation using naturally occurring hot springs or geyser...Read more

Can I burn plastics to generate energy? Is this an eco-friendly idea?

Category: Advanced, Management, Profession, Waste

Author : Admin August 29, 2016


Plastics are everywhere. Plastics are useful. We cannot imagine our modern, comfortable life without plastics. But plastics are also a pain. Once disposed, they just don’t subtly slink away like...Read more

Do bioplastics really work as a substitute for conventional plastics?

Category: Advanced, Biopolymers, Lifestyle, Materials

Author : Admin August 29, 2016


What are Bioplastics? Bioplastics, which refer to plastics manufactured from plant sources, present a feasible alternative to petroleum-based, conventional plastics. Status of Bioplastics The biopl...Read more

Does natural gas emit lesser CO2 than coal?

Category: Advanced, Climate Change, Profession

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


A large percentage of thermal power plants that generate our electricity run on coal. Another prominent fuel used in these thermal power plants is natural gas. Besides some operational advantages th...Read more

What types of solid waste pose significant disposal challenges?

Category: Advanced, Management, Profession, Solid Waste

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


It is fairly obvious that most urban centers are drowning in garbage and struggling to find ways to get over the solid waste disposal problem. We can say that there are two specific types of challeng...Read more

What types of liquid waste pose significant disposal challenges?

Category: Advanced, Liquid Waste, Profession

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


Have you wondered how all the waste water and fluids generated from our homes, offices, factories and other places are treated? Also, which of these liquid wastes pose serious challenges in treatment ...Read more

What is concentrating solar power? Why is it not as popular as solar photovoltaic (PV)?

Category: Advanced, CPV, Profession, PV, Thermal

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


We all have heard about solar power. And now comes concentrating solar power. What exactly is concentrating solar power? Concentrating solar power is just that – it concentrates sunlight onto a...Read more

What tech breakthrough will make electric vehicles affordable to all?

Category: Advanced, EV, Lifestyle, Profession, Storage

Author : Admin August 27, 2016


Who would not wish the entire world to run on electric vehicles? These have the potential to significantly reduce the CO2 emissions from one of the main sources of emission – transportation. B...Read more

How are hazardous waste materials disposed currently?

Category: Advanced, Industrial Waste, Management, Profession, Solid Waste, Waste, Waste to Energy

Author : Admin August 27, 2016


The waste that our houses generate are fairly harmless. But there are places that generate waste that are far more hazardous. Hazardous waste are produced from various sources. The main two types of ...Read more

How can there be zero energy buildings?

Category: Advanced, Energy, Green Buildings, Lifestyle, Profession, Renewable

Author : Admin August 26, 2016


Buildings consume almost 40% of all electricity generated. That’s a lot. At the same time, there are many buildings worldwide that claim to be zero energy buildings. But such claims to zero ener...Read more

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