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Energy Payback

  • By: Joshua M. Pearce
  • In: Green Energy: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Energy Policy

The term energy payback or energy payback time (tEP) is the amount of time it takes for a given device, system, technology, or process to produce (or conserve) as much energy as it took to construct. The concept of energy payback time has ...

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