Alternative Energy

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Alternative energy is a term for any energy that is NOT produced from conventional fuels and technology

Renewable Energy is an alternative energy. The energy usually comes from nature. The source of the energy is not consumed and is naturally replaced. So the energy is constantly being replenished.

 

Renewable Energy sites
U.S. Dept of Energy
http://www.eere.energy.gov/
http://www.kids.esdb.bg/newenergy.html

Solar
http://www.kids.esdb.bg/solar.html
http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_energy/our-energy-choices/renewable-energy/how-solar-energy-works.html

Wind
http://www.kids.esdb.bg/wind.html
http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_energy/our-energy-choices/renewable-energy/how-wind-energy-works.html

Hydroelectric (Water)
http://www.kids.esdb.bg/hydro.html
http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_energy/our-energy-choices/renewable-energy/how-hydroelectric-energy.html

Tidal/Wave
http://www.kids.esdb.bg/ocean.html
http://www.rnp.org/node/wave-tidal-energy-technology
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2012/08/rising-tide-for-ocean-energy?page=all

Biomass
http://www.kids.esdb.bg/biomass.html
http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_energy/our-energy-choices/renewable-energy/how-biomass-energy-works.html

Geothermal Energy
http://www.kids.esdb.bg/geothermal.html
http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_energy/our-energy-choices/renewable-energy/how-geothermal-energy-works.html
http://www.nrel.gov/learning/re_geothermal.html
http://www.geysers.com/

Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
http://www.eere.energy.gov/topics/hydrogen_fuel_cells.html
http://inventors.about.com/od/sstartinventions/ss/Physics_Illustr_2.htm
http://www.altenergy.org/renewables/hydrogen_power.html

Nuclear
http://www.world-nuclear.org/info/Energy-and-Environment/Sustainable-Energy/
http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/basic-ref/students.html

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