Year in review—EROI or energy return on (energy) invested

@article{Murphy2010YearIR,
  title={Year in review—EROI or energy return on (energy) invested},
  author={D. J. Murphy and Charles A. S. Hall},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={1185}
}
There have been five foremost empirical efforts regarding energy return on investment (EROI) analysis over the past few years, including the topics of: (1) whether corn ethanol is a net energy yielder; (2) a summary of the state of EROI for most major fuel types; (3) alternative applications of EROI, such as energy return on water invested (EROWI); (4) the relation between EROI and the economy; and (5) an attempt to calculate the minimum EROI for a sustainable society. This paper offers a… Expand
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