Energy development Essay Examples

Pakistan Energy Outlook

Primary energy consumption in Pakistan has grown by almost 80% over the past 15 years, from 34 million tons oil equivalent (TOEs) in 1994/95 to 61 million TOEs in 2009/10 and has supported an average GDP growth rate in the country of about 4.5% per annum. However since 2006/07 energy supply has been unable to… View Article

Alternative Energy Sources

What does a car, heater, and stove have in common? They are all powered by fuel sources. The most popular being fossil fuels. Fossil fuels are dead plant and animal matter that has been compressed and heated over millions of years. They are burned to create heat, which in turn creates energy. However, with heavy… View Article

Power Crisis in Pakistan

Pakistan is in the grip of a serious energy crisis that is affecting all sectors of the economy and the various segments of the society. As the situation stands to-day, there are hardly any immediate solutions to resolve the issue. A change of attitude and a change of life style is needed at the national… View Article

Conserving Energy, Arguing to Inquire

With energy being a scarce resource, people across the world need to look at lifestyle changes to protect the environment for future generations. Anything from driving less to turning off a light in a room can help the cause. Conservation methods take thought, commitment, and changes to everyday lives to make a difference. In order… View Article

Energy Crisis and Pakistan

There has been an enormous increase in the demand of energy in Pakistan as a result of industrial development and population growth, as compared to increase in energy production. The number of energy consumers has increased to 12.5 million: household 46 per cent, industry 28 per cent, agriculture 12 per cent, bulk supply nine per… View Article


I didn’t understand what happened The landscape for energy has become very complex over the last decade. Growth in global demand is causing a strain on traditional fossil fuel supply – oil, gas and coal, particularly oil, which remains the most economic fuel for transportation. Concerns about climate change are driving investment and efforts into… View Article

What Happens to Society When the Oil Runs Out

In the world, today, oil is an essential source of energy in almost every sector of the economy. Oil is essential in the transport, manufacturing, mining and extraction of resources and other sectors of the economy. Oil is a non-renewable resource, meaning that there is a fixed amount of it to be extracted (Jackson). The… View Article

Energy Alternatives

The United States leaves a huge carbon footprint through energy use, this can be reduced by: building energy efficient homes, reducing motor vehicle use, and recycling more. Some energy related activities were the lowering energy costs in the home. People sometimes think this to be hard but here are some good steps to follow to… View Article

Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is energy from natural resources such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, and geothermal heat, these resources are naturally replenished. Renewable energy does not harm the environment or deplete any of our natural resources like fossil fuel. Renewable energy is not subject to sharp price changes because it comes from natural resources. Biomass is… View Article

Pros and Cons

1) Nuclear power generation does emit relatively low amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2). The emissions of green house gases and therefore the contribution of nuclear power plants to global warming is therefore relatively little. Between mining the uranium, refining and enriching fuel, and finally to building and operating the plant, a big 1,250 250-megawatt nuclear… View Article

World in 2050

Abstract of paper to be presented at theRoyal Swedish Academy of Sciences international energy symposium, Energy2050, to be held on 19-20 October 2009 Fossil fuels are finite resources. In various regions of the world we see that production reached a maximum and then declined. Just now we consume around 85 million barrels of oil per… View Article

Energy Summary

In this paper we explain some current environmental problems and how some people are looking for quick and temporary solutions without taking into consideration the environment. These solutions might be beneficial for the human existence in the present time or for a short period of time but the imminent destruction of the environment will be… View Article

Nuclear Power The Future OF Energy

Nuclear power, a phrase that isn’t too far from its controversial disputes. nuclear powers debate began around the 1970s to late 1980s when American nuclear power plant in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania had a cooling malfunction that caused a part of one of its reactors partially melt inside the reactor core. Media outlets jumped onto this incident,… View Article

The Endless Recovery

559 Testing Your Comprehension 1.Fossil fuels are abundant on our planet today and can be used to create many sources of energy which is why they are so prevalent. They are considered nonrenewable sources of energy because they take millions of years to form and because humans are rapidly depleting our fossil fuels faster then… View Article

Environmental Protection

What is your carbon foot print? A carbon footprint has historically been defined by Championne as “the total sets of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions caused by an organization, event, product or person.”[1] However, calculating the total carbon footprint is impossible due to the large amount of data required and the fact that carbon dioxide can… View Article