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EROI of the Australian electricity supply industry

I recently did a presentation on the EROI of the Australian electricity supply industry. The key aims were – Calculate how much energy it takes to build, run and maintain the Australian electricity supply industry Disaggregate the feedstock fuels (coal, gas,...

Ferroni and Hopkirk revisited

Ferroni and Hopkirk published a paper last year titled ‘Energy Return on Energy Invested (ERoEI) for photovoltaic solar systems in regions of moderate insolation’. They concluded that the EROI of solar PV in Switzerland was below 1:1, or a net energy loss. Not...