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

clean oil drilling

Technology Helping Us Create Clean Oil Drilling Techniques

Oct 28, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Oil and clean aren’t two words you usually see together. The oil and petroleum industry…

environmental effects of offshore drilling

What Are the Environmental Impacts of Offshore Drilling?

Oct 24, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Offshore drilling involves extracting oil from reserves located beneath the sea rather than on land.…

energy deregulation

How Energy Deregulation and Privatization Could Impact Renewable Energy

Oct 14, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Many recent news stories discuss how societies must become more dependent on renewable energy. Relying…

advantages of hydropower

Advantages of Hydropower for Energy Generation

Sep 27, 2019 - Jane Marsh

People are increasingly concerned about finding renewable energy sources to meet the world’s needs. They…

future technology in emergency management

The Impact of Future Technology in Emergency Management

Sep 6, 2019 - Jane Marsh

With the reality of climate change visible on weather reports, we as a society must…

humanitarian engineering

Humanitarian Engineering Bringing Renewable Energy to Disaster-Hit Communities

Jul 18, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Public attention may fade, but the effects of a natural disaster can linger long after…

environmental engineering

Environmental Engineering: What is It and Where is it Headed?

Jun 20, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Environmental engineers use a combination of biology, chemistry and engineering to develop solutions to environmental…

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…