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

renewable energy construction

Renewable Energy is Changing On-Site Construction Energy Usage

Dec 30, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Climate change — it’s a topic we can’t stop talking about. As we burn fossil…

energy efficient construction

How Energy-Efficient Construction Methods Can Change the Way We Build

Dec 25, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Green building and sustainable architecture are popular concepts these days. In the U.S., building efficiency…

leed platinum buildings

10 Examples of LEED Platinum Buildings

Dec 13, 2019 - Jane Marsh

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a set of guidelines and regulations architects…

leed certification checklist

LEED Certification Checklist: What You Need to Know Before Applying for Certification

Dec 11, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Are you a builder who wants to make an impact on the world? If so,…

leed certification definition

LEED Certification Definition and Its Importance for Homes

Dec 9, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Society is aware of the harmful and destructive effects of modern construction. As a result,…

Green Building Improving Quality of Living in Cities

Green Building Improving Quality of Living in Cities

Dec 6, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Everyone is going green. Yet what does that mean when it comes to our cities?…

renewable energy in agriculture

The Solar Revolution Driven By Farmers

Dec 2, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Farms across the U.S. are turning to solar as a means to offset tough times…

off grid homesteading

How to Transition from a Tech Filled World to Off-the-Grid Homesteading

Nov 20, 2019 - Jane Marsh

What does being “off-the-grid” mean exactly? The way most people who are talking about the…

effects of offshore drilling on marine life

What Are the Effects of Offshore Drilling on Marine Life?

Oct 31, 2019 - Jane Marsh

The oil industry has shaped our modern world in countless ways, including by impacting the…

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…