Does our breathing contribute to global warming?

Category: Basic, Climate Change, Lifestyle

Author : Admin October 30, 2016


Sometimes, those who decide to seriously think about CO2 and global warming end up with an interesting question: Hey, don’t we humans breathe out CO2 as well? So aren’t we, just by being ...Read more

Why is large hydro power not considered an alternative energy source?

Category: Advanced, Hydro, Profession, Renewable

Author : Admin August 31, 2016


Large hydro refers to  the conventional hydro power plant you and I have heard about – those large power plants with huge dams. Some of the large hydro projects are really massive – the w...Read more

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

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

Can the entire world run on solar power alone?

Category: Basic, Profession, Renewable, Solar, Storage

Author : Admin August 25, 2016


Image credit: Inhabitat Half the news reports we read today seem to be about solar power. It is as if the entire world will soon be running on solar power. Well, that kind of pops up the question: Ca...Read more

Why can’t we simply desalinate sea water to overcome water scarcity?

Category: Lifestyle, Moderate, Profession, Water

Author : Admin August 23, 2016


OK, so we all have heard that many parts of the world are facing, or will soon be facing, serious water scarcity. At the same time, over 70% of our earth is covered by water. Why can’t we simply...Read more

Is nuclear energy a clean source of energy?

Category: Management, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin July 28, 2016


Nuclear energy. Some love it. Many more don’t seem to. Love it, hate it, but let us ask ourselves a different question: Is nuclear energy a clean source of energy? Yes. Yes? Yes. If “cl...Read more

Why is not all waste worldwide turned into energy?

Category: Agro Waste, Moderate, Profession, Waste to Energy

Author : Admin June 28, 2016


Municipal authorities in many countries incinerate and convert into energy a part of the solid waste that you throw from your house, or waste generated from industries. But not all waste generated fro...Read more