renewable energy

  • Energy has become a central issue in current public debates. Concerns have been raised over the rising prices Americans ...

  • Going "green" has become a cultural buzzword. Growing concerns over climate change have motivated aspirations to create a cleaner, more sustainable, and...

  • The idea that energy demand will soon outweigh supply is a concept that has been touted for many years. Since many claim that fossil fuels are unsustainable and damaging to the earth’s environment and climate,...

  • Many Americans associate debates about energy with recent attempts to introduce clean and renewable fuels, while making them viable on a large scale. However, regulation, direction, and control of energy--in terms of production, distribution,...

  • Some scholars believe that the process of capturing energy from the wind has existed for over 3,000 years, beginning with Babylon under King Hammurabi. Others argue windmills began in India as evidenced by the classic...

  • In recent years, particularly after various federal and state subsidies and mandates were passed, ethanol (ethyl alcohol) fuel has become a popular bio-fuel alternative to gasoline. In the U.S., ethanol is typically...