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

The History of Wind Energy in the United States

Mar 3, 2021 - Jane Marsh

For centuries, humans have used the power of the wind for energy. The history of…

7 Advantages of Solar Energy

Feb 10, 2021 - Jane Marsh

When you hear renewable energy or clean energy, what’s the first thing you think of?…

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4 Alternatives to Fossil Fuels You Should Know

Jan 27, 2021 - Jane Marsh

Fossil fuels form from fossilized animals and plants that were alive millions of years ago.…

6 Interesting Facts About Solar Energy

Jan 25, 2021 - Jane Marsh

Last year, fossil fuels accounted for roughly 80% of total U.S. energy consumption and 5.13…

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Technology Creating the Purest Water in the World

Jul 15, 2020 - Jane Marsh

When we turn on the faucet or open a bottle, we’re fairly confident in the…

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5 Green Transportation Solutions for Public Transportation System

May 29, 2020 - Jane Marsh

Green transportation solutions have the potential to transform traditional cities into sustainable paragons. When comparing…

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Solar Roadways Fail Despite High Investments

May 27, 2020 - Jane Marsh

The solar energy industry has increased exponentially, with a 48% annual growth rate in the…

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5 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Environmental Impacts

May 25, 2020 - Jane Marsh

The movement towards sustainability has taken off around the world. Fossil fuels like natural gas,…

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10 Hydrogen Fuel Cells Advantages and Disadvantages

May 22, 2020 - Jane Marsh

We are most familiar with hydrogen as an energy source in several organic compounds. These…

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How High Is the Carbon Footprint of Car Manufacturing?

May 20, 2020 - Jane Marsh

When measuring the carbon footprint of a standard vehicle, fuel consumption is usually the first…

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Sustainable Transportation: Electric Car Emissions vs. Gas

May 18, 2020 - Jane Marsh

Electric vehicles (EVs) are shaking up the transportation industry. As consumers look for sustainable solutions,…

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8 Main Benefits of Sustainable Transportation

May 13, 2020 - Jane Marsh

About 6,800 organizations provide public transportation within the U.S. Compared to driving cars, this mode of transport…