Renewable energy and other types of alternative energy are more essential than ever to supplying energy to a growing world population. In this section, we’ll consider different forms of energy compared to fossil fuels, energy trends, energy grid updates and technologies and renewable energy news from around the globe.

Types of renewable and alternative energy that will be covered includes:

  • Solar
  • Wind
  • Geothermal
  • Hydro
  • Fuel cell technology
  • Waste-to-energy

Latest Posts

women in engineering

Women in Engineering Continuing to Gain Renown in the Field

May 27, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Women aren’t a new occurrence in engineering, but until recently the field has been primarily…

big data applications

How 5G Could Expand Big Data Applications

Apr 15, 2019 - Jane Marsh

You may have heard about how 5G and big data are going to revolutionize our…

fourth industrial revolution

What Impact Would a Fourth Industrial Revolution Have on the Planet?

Mar 18, 2019 - Jane Marsh

The first industrial revolution started in the 18th century, and most people know it as…

green aviation

World’s First Plastic-Free Flight Paving the Way for Green Aviation

Jan 28, 2019 - Jane Marsh

The aviation industry’s relationship with sustainability is somewhat complicated. Though industry leaders have acknowledged the…

renewable energy initiatives

Renewable Energy Initiatives Around the World

Jan 3, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Climate change is a global issue. Around the world, countries have organized renewable energy initiatives…

food waste to energy

Waste Companies Turning Food Waste to Energy

Nov 26, 2018 - Jane Marsh

About one-third of the food the world produces each year for consumption by humans gets…

100 percent renewable energy

Are Wind and Solar Viable Options for 100% Renewable Energy?

Nov 9, 2018 - Jane Marsh

As public concern over climate change increases, more people see the need for sustainable energy…

lean manufacturing

How Can Lean Manufacturing Be Sustainable

Oct 18, 2018 - Jane Marsh

Sustainability is more than just a buzzword — it is an important part of almost…

free solar for low income families

Free Solar for Low-Income Families Offers Promising Future for Renewable Energy

Oct 4, 2018 - Jane Marsh

Reliance on fossil fuel paints a grim picture of the future. Heavy pollution and poor…

Trump's renewable energy policy

How Renewables Can Prevail Despite Trump’s Renewable Energy Policy

Sep 20, 2018 - Jane Marsh

America’s Trump-Republican government has rendered its judgment on climate change with vast silence and outlined…

uber electric cars

Uber Electric Cars Are on the Way

Sep 6, 2018 - Jane Marsh

Have you recently booked an Uber trip? There’s a chance the driver’s vehicle was an…

National Aviation Day

In Light of National Aviation Day, How Can We Make Flight Greener?

Aug 16, 2018 - Jane Marsh

On August 19, you can celebrate National Aviation Day. Perhaps you’ll do that by taking…