The Paradox of Declining Renewable Costs and Rising Electricity Prices

Most energy observers recognize that the cost of renewable energy has declined dramatically in the last decade. The investment firm Lazard produces a periodic report on the average cost of generation from different electric power sources – the “levelized cost of electricity” in energy geek parlance. Their latest reportshows that over the last decade the levelized […]

Top 10 Renewable Energy Sources

BiomassBiomass or bio-energy, the energy from organic matter for thousands of years, ever since people started burning wood to cook food. Wood is still our largest biomass energy resource even today. Other sources of biomass can be used including plants, residues from agriculture or forestry and the organic components. Plants and animal matters are used for production […]