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  • ... {"additionalClasses":""}]It takes energy to make energy | Photo: Pedro Szekely/Flickr/Creative Commons ... referred to in renewable energy circles as " energy return on energy invested ," or EROEI , and it's a crucial measurement of ...
  • ... License     In the United States we use a lot of energy to move people and cargo from place to place. In 2010, about 28 ... is largely derived from corn, and has a very low Energy Return on Energy Invested ( EROEI ). Corn ethanol in the US ...
  • ... License   The interior of the Earth is hot, mainly from energy released by decay of radioactive elements. In some places on the planet, the crust is either thin enough or fractured enough that some ...
  • ... quickest, cheapest way to clean up our energy act | Photo: Nicholas Liby/Flickr/Creative Commons License Remember ... doing without. Privation. Freezing in the dark. The good news is that we can conserve energy without giving up much in the way of ...
  • ... generation" comes up a lot in discussions of renewable energy , but its meaning isn't particularly easy to guess at. Most often ... transmission, and consumption. As we note in our explainer on The Grid, the traditional electricity transmission model ...
  • KCET.ORG LAUNCHES 'REWIRE' TRACKING RENEWABLE ENERGY IN CALIFORNIABurbank, CA - August ... covering the California environment, shares the latest news concerning all aspects of renewable energy . From the effects of wind ... can learn about all renewable energy topics with " explainers ", which provide definitions of frequently used terms such as ...
  • ... License With the exception of geothermal and tidal energy , most renewable energy is solar at its root. Wind is caused by the ... evaporates water from oceans and lakes, which then falls on the land as rain or snow. But when we talk about solar energy , we ...
  • ... factor | Photo: K Ali/Flickr/Creative Commons License News stories about renewable energy installations -- or other power plants, for that matter -- often ...
  • ... Crypt/Flickr/Creative Commons License If you read enough news articles about renewable energy development, eventually you'll see a statement along the lines of ...
  • ... state, or the usual prevailing winds vanish for days on end. We've built an industrial society based on the assumption of ... electricity, it has to be turned into some other kind of energy . This is relatively straightforward, though not always cheap. There ...

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