How much can rooftop solar panels contribute to my building’s energy consumption?

Category: Lifestyle, Moderate, Profession, PV

Author : Admin September 2, 2016


Having solar panels on your rooftop enables you to generate power in a distributed manner, right from your residential of factory premises! With the world seeing a significant acceleration in the use...Read more

Is it efficient to store power in batteries?

Category: Basic, Lifestyle, Profession, Storage

Author : Admin September 1, 2016


Pretty much everyone around the world stores power in batteries. The battery industry is a large and growing industry. So, the batteries must have evolved so well that they are super efficient at stor...Read more

How best can I power my house with renewable energy?

Category: Basic, Green Buildings, Lifestyle, PV, Renewable, Wind

Author : Admin August 31, 2016


Having renewable energy generated right at your home is all the rage today. Well, while you might be reading some fancy ideas about some exotic renewable energy sources you can use to power your home,...Read more

How did we come to rely so heavily on fossil fuels?

Category: Basic, Climate Change, Energy, Lifestyle

Author : Admin August 30, 2016


Just in case you did not know, the world runs on coal and oil. Yes, even today. Yes, even when there is so much din about solar power, wind power and biofuels all around. Fossil fuels account for alm...Read more

Give me a simple answer: Where does my household waste go?

Category: Basic, Lifestyle, Management, Solid Waste, Waste, Waste to Energy

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


You asked for a simple answer to the question “Where does my household waste go?”. I give you a simple answer. Once you dispose waste our of your house, this is what happens to it: Made i...Read more

I smell some gas near a landfill. What gas is it? Why is it coming out of the landfill?

Category: Bio, Biomass Heating, Biomass Power, Lifestyle, Moderate, Profession, Solid Waste, Waste to Energy

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


So you live very close to a landfill and you smell a rotten-smelling gas occasionally? You don’t need to be a Sherlock Holmes to guess what this gas could be. Ten to one, what you are getting is...Read more

Does using smartphones drain us of our energy resources?

Category: Basic, Efficiency, Lifestyle, Lifestyle

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


With over a billion people using smartphones worldwide, one gets concerned if smartphones are draining the world of precious energy resources. Let’s do some math to check out if you should inde...Read more

What types of waste can be recycled?

Category: Basic, Lifestyle, Management, Profession, Solid Waste

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


Recycling of waste is a sustainable and smart way to deal with the ever growing problem of waste management, especially solid waste management. But it is not as if all waste can be recycled. So, what...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

Should I use a normal bicycle or an electric bicycle?

Category: Basic, EV, Lifestyle, Transport

Author : Admin August 27, 2016


One of the not-so-common questions was once asked was: Should I use an electric bicycle or a normal one? Well, that’s an interesting question, isn’t it? Many of you would have seen, and ...Read more

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