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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LEED Certification Definition and Its Importance for Homes

Dec 9, 2019 - Jane Marsh

The demand for green buildings is changing the architectural landscape, forcing companies to implement favorable…

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?…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…