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

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biomass pros and cons

6 Biomass Pros and Cons

Apr 25, 2023 - Jane Marsh

Climate change and pollution already result in millions of deaths each year. Experts warn that…

What is Solar Transportation?

Apr 20, 2023 - Jane Marsh

A key source of renewable energy becoming highly popular for businesses and consumers is solar…

Do Solar Panels Need Direct Sunlight?

Apr 16, 2023 - Rachel Lark

The short answer is no — while solar panels need direct sunlight to work best,…


How Can We Turn Waste Into Energy?

Apr 6, 2023 - Jane Marsh

Recycling is one practical way to reduce the amount of trash that ends up in…


Incineration: Advantages and Disadvantages

Apr 1, 2023 - Rachel Lark

The severity of landfills worldwide causes distress with an intensifying climate crisis. Humanity poses numerous…

How Geothermal Energy Is Produced

How Geothermal Energy Is Produced

Mar 20, 2023 - Steve Russell

As we head further into the 21st century, the problems generated by fossil fuels and…

geothermal energy pros and cons

Geothermal Energy: Pros and Cons

Feb 24, 2023 - Jane Marsh

Geothermal energy pros and cons are a major topic of conversation amid the green energy transition. Learn about its capabilities and limitations right here.

nuclear power plant

Is Nuclear Energy Renewable? Benefits of This Power Source

Feb 23, 2023 - Steve Russell

Around the world, people are searching for a sustainable answer to providing power for everyone.…


10 Interesting Facts About Nuclear Energy

Feb 21, 2023 - Steve Russell

A common goal many countries share is reaching net-zero carbon emissions. In 2015, nearly 200…

types of wind turbines

Two Conventional (and One Cutting-Edge) Types of Wind Turbines Explained

Feb 18, 2023 - Jane Marsh

There are two main types of wind turbines with more outlandish designs on the way. How do they stack up, and why is wind power so important?

tidal energy advantages and disadvantages

6 Tidal Energy Advantages and Disadvantages

Feb 17, 2023 - Steve Russell

Energy demand and consumption are rising with the world’s population as it crosses the eight-billion…

everything you need to know about solar panel maintenance

Everything You Need to Know About Solar Panel Maintenance

Feb 16, 2023 - Steve Russell

Solar panels are growing more efficient and affordable all the time. As this trend continues,…