What is Sustainability?

Sustainability is the balance between the environment, equity and economy.

Sustainable energy is the sustainable provision of energy that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs Technologies that promote sustainable energy include renewable energy sources such as, hydroelectricity, solar energy, wind energy, wave power, geothermal power, and tidal power and also technologies designed to improve energy efficiency- "Energy which is replenish able within a human lifetime and causes no long term damage to the environment"

The importance of sustainable energy

1. Environmental: Sustainable energy can avoid and reduce air emissions as well as water consumptions, waste, noise, and adverse land-use impacts

2. Energy For Future Generations: Renewable avoid the rapid the depletion of fossil fuel reserves and will empower future generations to deal with the environmental impact of over-dependence of fossil fuels

3. Energy Surity: Lessens our dependence on fossil and imported fuels