Developing an input-output based method to estimate a national-level energy return on investment ( EROI )

  title={Developing an input-output based method to estimate a national-level energy return on investment ( EROI )},
  author={Lina I. Brand-Correa and Paul E. Brockway and Claire L. Copeland and Timothy J. Foxon and Anne Owen and Peter G. Taylor},
Concerns have been raised that declining energy return on energy investment (EROI) from fossil fuels, and low levels of EROI for alternative energy sources, could constrain the ability of national economies to continue to deliver economic growth and improvements in social wellbeing while undertaking a low-carbon transition. However, in order to test these concerns on a national scale, there is a conceptual and methodological gap in relation to calculating a national-level EROI and analysing its… CONTINUE READING

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