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But What's the REAL Energy Return of Photovoltaic Energy?

According to a recent, comprehensive study of the scientific literature (1), the average energy return on energy invested (EROEI) of the most common photovoltaic technology (polycrystalline Si) is …

Peak Oil Review - May 23 2016

 A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including: -Quote of the week -Oil and the global economy -The Middle East and North Africa -China -Venezuela -Nigeria -The Briefs

This is Peak Oil

In the last press review of 2015 I asked if that had been the year petroleum peaked.

Companies Corroding Communities  

This week on Sea Change Radio we talk with two experts about the impact that two energy corporations have had on actual people.

Saudi Arabia is planning for the post-oil era, why not the United States?

The world's largest exporter of crude oil, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, recently announced a plan for its post-oil future. If a country almost synonymous with the oil economy can see the need …

The Other Fire: Fort McMurray's Slow Burn

At the end of the day the $10-billion wildfire that consumed 2400 homes and buildings in Fort McMurray may be the least of the region's problems.

Peak Oil Review: A Midweek Update - 19th May 2016

 A midweek update. Oil prices hit new 2016 highs approaching $50 a barrel on Wednesday as news continued to flow in concerning slowing production in Nigeria, Venezuela, and Alberta.

How to Get your Apartment Off the Grid

The typical solar PV power installation requires access to a private roof and a big budget. However, wouldn't it be possible to get around these obstacles …

Bristol Energy Cooperative: "it felt right for us to be ambitious"

When we fit solar on community buildings, the buildings get cheaper and greener electricity, local people can obviously invest in what we’re doing, …

Energy Efficiency Markets  

Improving efficiency is almost always easier and cheaper than generating new power, so efficiency should be our first target in energy transition. But …

Thousands Protest ‘Bomb Trains’ and Environmental Racism in Albany

Thousands of protesters from across the Northeast came to Albany, New York on Saturday to block a “bomb train” transporting fracked oil and …
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