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The Most Common Alternative Energy Sources
Wind energy harnesses the power of the wind to propel the blades of wind turbines. ... Solar power works by trapping the sun's rays into solar cells where this ...
Power Sources - About.com Energy Site
Electric power can be generated from a wide range of natural resources, including fossil fuels (coal, oil, and gas), renewable energy (solar, wind, wave, ...
What Is Wind Power and How Does It Work? - Environmental Issues
Wind power is actually a form of solar power, because wind is caused by heat from the sun. Solar radiation heats every part of the Earth's surface, but not evenly ...
Wind Power - About.com Energy Site
Wind power converts energy from moving air currents in the atmosphere to ... Wind turbines stand behind a solar power park - Sean Gallup/Getty Images News /.
13 Types of Energy ETFs | Energy ETF - About.com
Wind and solar power are two good examples of clean and alternative ... and give investors exposure to various types of energy like oil, solar, and wind in one  ...
Bed and Breakfasts Off the Grid - Solar Power - Wind Power
A look at bed and breakfasts which are operating off the grid, supplying their own electricity with solar power, wind power, or some other method.
Consider Costs and Financing of Wind Farm - About.com Energy Site
Generally, it's cheaper for utilities to develop wind power facilities than it is for private investors, because utilities can tap into ... Options for Solar Power at Home.
Assess Wind Farm Risk to Wildlife - About.com Energy Site
Spinning blades on wind turbines kill endangered birds, bats, raptors, and waterfowl, so it's best to position turbines away ... Options for Solar Power at Home.
Tap into These Resources to Learn More About Alternative Energy
Wind is one of the oldest energy sources and generations have been ... Big Changes Ahead for Solar · Offshore Wind Energy Represents Untapped Resource.
Install, Test, and Run the Wind Farm Equipment
Install, test, and run the wind turbines and other equipment. ... home, exterior - Ross Chandler/E+/Getty Images · Options for Solar Power at Home · Solar Power.
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