Interview 2

Who Did You Interview?

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering Student

Demographics That Might Provide Helpful Context for Their Responses

  • 20 years old
  • Student at the American University of Beirut

Key Findings from the Interview

  • Being a Civil Engineer student, can you describe sustainable energy?

Sustainable energy is energy that combines the aspects of sustainability. It should include environmental, economic, and social aspects.

  • In another interview, we were discussing the high costs of sustainable energy. What is your view on that?

He thinks that the price of the product can vary a lot depending on its needs, usage, and even sustainability. For instance, a product that has high efficiency and is eco-friendly can be a bit expensive. However, with the right balance in these aspects, affordable products can be found.

  • Why do you think that sustainable energy products are expensive?

He believes that the technology is developing right now and as the case of every new technology it can be a bit expensive at first. However, with time it will be accessible to everyone. In addition, the high cost of sustainable energy sources such as solar energy can be a bit expensive at first but on the long term it is a good investment.