Relative to the "rich" population (on a basis of 1 billion) and smoothed over the year, the world consumption of primary energy (all forms of energy combined) for the year 2004 represents approximately 13,3 kW. During the year 2004, each human of a rich country has therefore consumed the equivalent of a boiler "virtual" (but very real for the greenhouse effect and [...]
What is the world's primary energy consumption, its evolution since the beginning of the eraindustrial and the different sources of energy used by humanity?
The answers to these 3 questions are in the graph below (click on image to enlarge):
More accurate measurements largely offset the announced consumption of Leds Sirius bulbs of the econological store, as follows: Learn more about electricity savings
Broadcast on the channel DirectAuto on the channel Direct8 in January 2006. Keywords: Blue car, Bolloré Group, BatCap, BatsCaps, Batscap, BatCaps, autonomy, efficiency, performance. More: - Debate on this report on Bluecar Bolloré - See the report on the Bluecar in Turbo M6 Download the file (an inscription to the [...]
Report of 52 minutes broadcast on France5 November 15 2006. Download the file (a subscription to the Newsletter may be required): Biofuels: sugar and flowers in our engines
At his monthly press conference, which was held Wednesday at the premises of equipment manufacturer Valeo in Bobigny, the Prime Minister has announced both a plan to support the automotive industry 400 million euros on three years ... (...) The plan of support for the automobile was expected, so what sector [...]
A new downloads section is emerging: eco-construction. You will find the following downloads: Eco-construction: the natural insulators Eco-construction: comparative synthesis the insulators Eco-construction guide Using straw in the walls of individual houses with wooden frames We particularly recommend reading the Guide for the eco-construction which is a very good synthesis and [...]
A very complete guide to 68 pages in .pdf on eco-construction carried out by the Regional Agency for the Environment in Lorraine, with the support of Ademe and the Water Agency. Summary: - Choice of terrain - Bioclimatic architecture - Insulation - Materials - Renewable energies - Decrease energy bills - Indoor air quality [...]
What is the cost price of electricity?
Cost price (in centimeseuros for the producer) are of the order of:
- The French nuclear: 3 to 4 cents
- The average of the European Union: 5 to 5,5 cents
Now, the kwh wind is bought around 8 cents by EdF ... who resells 6 cents at best (HT)
EdF loses 2 cents per kWh production.
EdF, although [...]
What are the load factors of a wind farm and a nuclear power station? />
How many wind turbines are needed to produce the energy of a nuclear reactor?
Definition: the load factor is the effective annual average load relative to the rated load of the installation. This size is very important in calculating the profitability of an energy installation, that she [...]