Category: Energy

How the energy industry impacts the environment

In Texas, the energy industry plays an important role, particularly when it comes to green energy. Because of the prominence coal, oil, and renewable energy play in the Lone Star State, concerns over CO2 emission levels are equally important. Burning fossil fuels and producing cement account for about two-thirds of all carbon dioxide (CO2) and industrial methane released into the atmosphere since 1854. Although the U.S. has cut more CO2 emissions than any other nation and is on pace to meet a 2009 pledge to reduce CO2 emissions by 17% (from 2005 levels) this year, global carbon dioxide emissions have still reached the highest point in human history. The Trump administration dismantled Obama-era regulations that would have required power...

Geothermal Energy

Geothermal Energy – innovation the world has been waiting for!

By the middle of the century, the demand for energy will be twice as it is now, we immediately need a source of energy that can fulfill this demand, besides being sustainable. Could you have imagined that there is a source of renewable energy which is 1000s times larger than oil and gas fields combined together? Yes, there is a source that is not much explored and it is found under our feet – geothermal energy.  What is Geothermal Energy? Geothermal energy is the thermal energy generated and stored in the Earth. The geothermal energy of the Earth’s crust originates from the original formation of the planet and from radioactive decay...