Tagged: energy efficiency

Michelle Cheng Cin Min, age 12 years old from China, IAEA Children's Paintings Competition 2007

Khazzoom-Brookes Postulate: the debate goes on

There is no consensus about the relationship between energy efficiency and energy use and the topic is still highly contested. Some argue that energy efficiency improvements might increase the consumption of energy. This effect is known as the Khazzoom-Brookes Postulate. According to Euractiv, “This effect takes place when the energy...