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  • ... percent of our total energy consumption was spent on transportation . Of that energy , 93 percent came from burning petroleum ... energy budget comes from burning fossil fuels. A renewable energy solution to transportation energy use is thus ...
  • ... {"additionalClasses":""}]It takes energy to make energy | Photo: Pedro Szekely/Flickr/Creative Commons ... lunch, as the old saying goes, and that's as true in the renewable energy world as anywhere else. Every means of making energy ... installing rooftop solar. The concept is referred to in renewable energy circles as " energy return on energy invested," ...
  • ... doing without. Privation. Freezing in the dark. The good news is that we can conserve energy without giving up much in the way of ... 2009 study by McKinsey found that the US could cut its non- transportation energy use by 23 percent. In that same year, the National ...
  • ... License   The interior of the Earth is hot, mainly from energy released by decay of radioactive elements. In some places on the ... facilities require very little land compared to other renewable energy generating plants. Also unlike most renewable ...
  • ... "distributed generation" comes up a lot in discussions of renewable energy , but its meaning isn't particularly easy to guess at. ... transmission, and consumption. As we note in our explainer on The Grid, the traditional electricity transmission model ...
  • KCET.ORG LAUNCHES 'REWIRE' TRACKING  RENEWABLE ENERGY IN CALIFORNIABurbank, CA - ... covering the California environment, shares the latest news concerning all aspects of renewable energy . From the effects of ... can learn about all renewable energy topics with " explainers ", which provide definitions of frequently used terms such as ...
  • ... Commons License In order to promote the development of a renewable energy infrastructure, many governments have passed laws that require a ...
  • ... License With the exception of geothermal and tidal energy , most renewable energy is solar at its root. Wind is caused by the sun heating ...
  • ... {"additionalClasses":""}]Biomass energy in its simplest form | Photo: Doug Beckers/Flickr/Creative Commons License Biomass is a form of renewable energy that uses compounds created by living organisms as a ... our food for as long as 1.9 million years. Biomass as a renewable energy source is used in a fashion not all that different from ...
  • ... factor | Photo: K Ali/Flickr/Creative Commons License News stories about renewable energy installations -- or other power plants, for that matter ...

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