Author Archives: Edgar van der Meer

Hybrid power systems

Hybrid systems combine several electricity production and storage pieces to meet the energy demand of a given facility or community. In a system such as this, PV arrays, wind turbines, and generators can be added as needed to meet growing energy demands and fit the local geographical and temporal constraints. These systems are ideal for […]

These countries get the most out of renewable energy (and they’re not who you think they are).

There are many measures by which to go by when it comes to interpreting statistics and making top-lists. This is no different in the energy sector where there’s always a caveat, or you have to ask yourself what’s really being studied. Though I think we can all agree that high rates of renewable energy generation […]

Energy Career Profile: Environmental Psychologist

The way that humans interact with nature is a fascinating concept. For centuries we lived in complete harmony with nature, building our lives around it and accepting the omnipotence of Mother Nature. However, since the industrial revolution, humans have ground down nature to the point where the world is in crisis. Climate change is ravaging […]

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