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Alternative Energy

Alternative energy is energy derived from nontraditional sources, such as compressed natural gas, solar, hydroelectric, hydrokinetic, geothermal, wind, and nuclear, that does not rely on the combustion of fossil fuels like coal and oil, and therefore emits little to no greenhouse gases. These alternative energy sources can drastically reduce the amount of carbon dioxide and other green house gases entering […]

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Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is a type of energy resource that is derived from resources that can be naturally replenished within a human lifetime. Examples include solar energy, wind energy, biofuel, geothermal energy, hydroelectric power, hydrokinetic power, nuclear power and passive solar energy. Learn More Renewable Energy Technology Basics – US Department of Energy 2013 Renewable Energy Databook – US Department of […]

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