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

Can any agricultural waste be used to generate power?

Category: Agro Waste, Biomass Power, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin September 1, 2016


The world generates millions of tons of agricultural waste every DAY! A good portion of this waste is just…wasted. Left to rot, or worse, burnt! Instead, can all these agri and crop waste be put...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

Is geothermal energy the same as geothermal power?

Category: Advanced, Geothermal, Geothermal Heating, Geothermal Power, Profession

Author : Admin August 31, 2016


Outside of the professional industry circles, only a few people actually know what geothermal energy is all about. As a result, there is significant confusion, leading people to think that geotherma...Read more

Why are companies taking the trouble of putting up wind turbines in the ocean?

Category: Advanced, Offshore, Profession, Wind

Author : Admin August 31, 2016


You would have surely seen wind turbines on land. Did you know that we have not stopped with land? Some countries have started putting massive wind turbines in the ocean, sometimes as much a 20 miles ...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

Can you explain in simple English what’s being done to combat climate change?

Category: Basic, Climate Change, Profession

Author : Admin August 30, 2016


Everyone seems to be talking about Climate Change, but the average Joe on the Road is left confused because nobody is telling him what’s being done in simple English. I will…try. You see, ...Read more

Are biofuels really good for the environment?

Category: Agriculture, Biofuels, Climate Change, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin August 30, 2016


Biofuels are fuels we get from plants. Thus they are fuels derived from renewable sources. They can replace the polluting diesel (through biodiesel) and gasoline (through ethanol) and play a signific...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

Can we use plant material to make plastics?

Category: Agriculture, Basic, Biopolymers, Profession

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


Most (almost all, actually) conventional plastics are made from petroleum – here’s a nice video on oil to plastics. With petroleum being a perishable resource, a question that arises is: ...Read more

1 2 3 4 5 8