Solar and Wind energy have been the poster boys of renewable energy and remain key elements of clean energy, but both of them suffer from the Achilles heel of intermittency and variability. The lack of 24/7 power from these RE sources gives a long stick with which climate change skeptics have always beaten renewable energy. […]

BP to go Green The big oil majors have for many years been paying lip service to clean energy and climate change issues. Despite having massive cash flows and also pioneering some key technologies in the clean energy area, firms like Chevron, Exxon, Shell, BP, and others never really put serious effort or investment into […]

While we are all quite aware of the growing concerns for our environmental crisis, not everyone considers their individual carbon footprint as a relevant factor. However, thanks to recent developments in energy efficiency, the world is working together to achieve a greener planet on a global scale. The impacts of businesses, as well as each […]

India uses a unique system to purchase solar and wind power from independent power producers. Though this system has generally produced good results with low prices being discovered under the reverse auction mechanism, this system may not be viable in the future given the changing dynamics. The system generally has state-owned aggregators like SECI or […]

Earlier this year the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the globe in a matter of weeks, forcing businesses in a wide range of industries to shut their doors indefinitely. The odd good news story during these dark times shows that while the world was at home the air became fresher, the water became cleaner, and pollution […]

  With housing costs soaring, it is no surprise that many people, especially millennials but also baby boomers, are turning to the tiny house movement. By downsizing, there is a lot of money to be saved. Both in terms of upfront costs and ongoing expenses that make it a very attractive way to enter the […]