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

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Global Wind Energy Availability

Sep 8, 2022 - Jane Marsh

Russia’s war on Ukraine significantly increased gas prices. More consumers adopt electric appliances, machinery and…

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What Are Archimedes Wind Turbines

Sep 2, 2022 - Rachel Lark

Engineers have been creative in making wind turbines more compact and less expensive. The innovations…

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Why is Oil a Nonrenewable Resource?

Aug 24, 2022 - Jane Marsh

Individuals are experiencing transportation limitations as oil and gas prices skyrocket. Russia’s war on Ukraine…

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The Environmental Impact of Electric Car Batteries

Aug 15, 2022 - Jane Marsh

On November 19th, the House of Representatives passed Biden’s Build Back Better (BBB) act. Now,…

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What Is Nuclear Energy?

Aug 3, 2022 - Jane Marsh

Since the industrial revolution, people have been relying on fossil fuels like coal, oil and…

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Mountaintop Removal Mining and Health in the Appalachians

Jul 20, 2022 - Jane Marsh

Since people began mining coal in North America in the early 1700s, mining practices have…

Differences Between Diesel Vs Electric Vehicles

Jul 18, 2022 - Jane Marsh

Tesla began producing its first fully electric vehicle (EV) in 2009. Over the years, EVs…

The Top Energy Efficient Appliances

Jul 11, 2022 - Jane Marsh

As eco-consciousness grows in America, individuals search for emission-reduction methods, like energy efficient appliances. Technological…

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Cleaning Up Emissions: How Does a Scrubber Work?

Jul 8, 2022 - Jane Marsh

You may be surprised to hear that the white plumes coming from smokestacks aren’t toxic…


What Is Potato Power? And Does It Really Work?

Mar 2, 2022 - Jane Marsh

You may already be familiar with the idea of potato power from science fair projects…

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What Are the Main Barriers to Renewable Energy?

Feb 28, 2022 - Jane Marsh

President Biden initiated a climate change prevention policy upon entering office. He designed the Build…

What are Energy Efficient Buildings?

Feb 28, 2022 - Jane Marsh

The world is adopting sustainable values, increasing the demand for low-impact technology. A significant portion…