How is sewage waste water purified and used?

Category: Basic, Lifestyle, Liquid Waste, Profession, Water

Author : Admin August 27, 2016


Some of you might have wondered what indeed happens to the sewage that leaves our homes. Just read on. The sewage from tens of thousands of homes passes through the sewers, and reach what are called S...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

Electric cars are cool, why isn’t everyone using them?

Category: Basic, EV, Lifestyle, Profession, Transport

Author : Admin August 27, 2016


Electric cars are non-polluting. They do not even have the problem of sound pollution. And they are way cool. So, why isn’t everyone using electric cars instead of the super polluting petrol a...Read more

Other than through batteries, how else can electricity be stored?

Category: Moderate, Profession, Storage

Author : Admin August 27, 2016


So many of us are used to storing electricity in batteries, that one might be led to think that this is perhaps the only way to store electricity. Not exactly. Batteries are of course the most obvious...Read more

Why isn’t everyone using energy efficient equipment and machinery?

Category: Basic, Efficiency, LED, Profession

Author : Admin August 27, 2016


If only the world were super rational. Even the common bloke on the road knows that using energy efficiency equipment in our homes and factories could cut down energy costs by as much as 50%. But yet,...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

Are large hydro power projects environment friendly?

Category: Advanced, Hydro, Profession, Renewable

Author : Admin August 26, 2016


Large hydro projects represent an important source of renewable energy. Some of the large hydro projects are in excess of 500 MW capacity and with very good capacity utilization factors, providing 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

What technology is needed to make the entire world run on renewable energy?

Category: Lifestyle, Moderate, Profession, Renewable, Storage

Author : Admin August 25, 2016


Renewable energy is hot news today. In the past few years, investments in renewable energy are actually outpacing investments into conventional and fossil fuel sectors. With such tremendous momentum...Read more

Is CO2 the only greenhouse gas?

Category: Climate Change, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin August 25, 2016


Greenhouse gases are the gases that are responsible for global warming & climate change. By absorbing the heat radiating from the earth and transmitting it back to earth, these gases heat up the ...Read more

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