Renewable Energy Resources *
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Energy & Power
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AbstractCoal, gas, and oil are energy resources that are not renewable, meaning that once we use up the world's supply of these natural resources there will not be any left. There is a lot of debate about how long these resources will last. One way to ensure that we will not find ourselves in an energy crisis is to develop energy resources that are renewable. Renewable energy is a resource that cannot be used up. Investigate the many uses of renewable energy: solar energy, wind energy, hydroelectricity, ethanol, etc. How much energy does a solar cell produce? Can you build a wind vane? Try inventing new energy free devices using gyroscopes or cranks, like the popular beach hand crank radio. Try making your own biodiesel. What ideas do you have? (NREL, 2006)
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BibliographyNREL, 2006. "National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Innovation for Our Energy Future," Golden, CO: NREL, U.S. Dept. of Energy. [accessed: 3/1/2006] http://www.nrel.gov/.
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