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Encouraging Renewable Energy: Smart Policy

March 17, 2011
In a "Plugged In" column for the Daily Journal of Commerce, David Petersen analyzes the energy return on investment ("EROI") of fossil fuels versus the EROI of renewable energy. By considering the future rise and fall of the EROI for each type of energy, the long-term value and merits of renewable energy become clear.