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Present status of energy, Energy crisis & Energy conservation


Energy crisis

The energy crisis is the concern that the world's demand on the limited natural resources that are used to power industrial society are diminishing as the demand rises. These natural resources are in limited supply. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIBuKDDFvic

Causes of energy crisis

  • Overconsumption
  • Overpopulation
  • Poor Infrastructure
  • Unexplored Renewable Energy Options
  • Delay in commisioning power
  • Wastage of energy
  • Poor Distribution System
  • Major Accidents and Natural Calamities
  • Wars and Attacks
  • Miscellaneous Factors: Tax hikes, strikes, military coup, political events, severe hot summers and cold winters can cause a sudden increase in demand for energy and can choke supply. A strike by trade unions in an oil producing firm can cause energy crisis.

Various effects of Energy crisis

  • Environmental Effects
  • Increasing prices of fuel resources
  • Political Disturbances
  • The effect on the tourism industry

Energy conservation

  • Move towards renewable resources
  • Buy energy-efficient products
  • Lighting controls
  • Easier Grid Access
  • Energy simulation
  • Perform Energy audit
  • Common Stand on Climate Change


There are many global initiatives that are working towards resolving the energy crisis. This has taken the form of increased regulation and restriction of carbon emissions. the promotion of greener manufacturing and construction projects, the funding research into hybrid technologies, and more.

Locally, more communities are seeing beyond the recycle bin, and that how the communities uses their local resources is important too. More communities gardens, parks, and farmer's markets are springing up not only as a means of introducing more sustainable elements into people's life but as an essential part of educating the public about the importance of resources.