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    According to Renewable Energy for America, in 2011 wind turbines generated enough electricity to power 11 million homes and 3,464 new turbines were built. The article also states that wind turbines are able to pay for themselves after three to six months in a windy environment. Turbine farms usually consist of about 100 turbines and creates an average of 250 megawatts (MW). To put this in perspective, it takes less than 10kW for residential energy supply. Additionally, wind energy produces no…

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    term “renewable” mean? The term renewable when referencing resources means a source of energy that is not exhausted by use, types of renewable resources include water, wind and solar power. 2. Which two renewable energy forms did you choose? In this DF I’d like to discuss biofuel and hydrokinetic power. 3. For each, describe two benefits. Biofuel yields many benefits, however, I feel like the two most important benefits we see when utilizing biofuels are, number one is that it is renewable…

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    amount of energy consumption is required. Hence this has lead to a situation in rapid depletion of fossil fuels such as oil, coal and natural gas; furthermore the negative effect caused by the greenhouse gas produced when burning fossil fuels must be considered. In order to protect the environment together with maintaining enough amount of energy needed in the future, the world have to depend more on producing renewable energy efficiently. Slowly shifting from fossil fuels to renewable energy…

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    Renewable Energy vs Non-Renewable Energy Search release for U.S. Dept. of Energy the U.S.A. consumed more than 25,000 TWh of energy in the year of 2011,but from this amount just 11.7% was provide from renewable energy. As reported by Klare (2012), energy sources caused and cause many conflicts around the world. It causes the conflicts between Sudan and South Sudan, when Sudan tried to occupy the oil center of Heglig. It was the reason for a naval clash between China and Philippine, for an island…

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    Renewable Energy Sources At the beginning of the 21st century, mankind started using new technologies in order to harvest energy from environmental sources other than fossil fuels and natural gases. These environmental energy sources include solar, wind, water, biomass, and geothermal. These sources are more commonly known as renewable energy sources. Renewable energy is a theoretically inexhaustible energy source. It is an energy source that is not depleted when used. A good way to look at a…

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    wheel.” (Bateman, 2015). Renewable energy is synonymous with sustainable energy. It is hard to believe that the world’s reliance on fossil fuel runs so deep within our cultures and societies. Wind, Water, even solar technologies are not likely to replace our traditional fossil energy sources alone. The solution may be found by combining these alternate sources into a collage that together can pave the way to a fossil-fuel free world. One source of sustainability energy is found deep beneath…

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    push towards alternative energy. Some are still non-renewable, like nuclear energy, but are much cleaner for the atmosphere than fossil fuels, while most of them are renewable and clean. The most common renewable energies are wind, solar, geothermal, biomass, and hydro energies. Renewable energies produced about 16.6% of the world’s energy in 2010, and this number is expected to rise by 42% of their total in the decade from 2010-2020 (Pazheri et al., 2014). Renewable energies are currently being…

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    GLOBAL RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGET The earth is occupied by humans and a diverse range of fauna and flora, as well as extremely microscopic beings that thrive on the earths natural resources. So why isn't renewable (green) energy one of them? The earth gives us a multitude of resources that are being used and destroyed with in years. Nature in it's natural form is resilient and once human interaction intensifies nature is less forgiving. The Renewable Energy Target is a target aimed to reduce…

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    Renewable energy is created from the earth and it never runs out because it mostly comes from the suns energy so it is constantly replenished. The most common forms of alternative resources that we use today include nuclear energy, hydro energy, wind energy and hydroelectric energy. Alternative resources is termed to configure the differences between fossil fuels and how they contribute to society. These forms of energy are not traditional forms from which you get out of fossil fuels, but they…

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    world has become reliant on unclean energy sources, such as coal. With the effects of climate change becoming more and more prevalent it is important that the worlds electricity sources need to be reconsidered. Renewable energy technology has advanced greatly and costs have greatly decreased. On the other hand, non-renewable sources are being depleted and costs rising, this is leading to cost of energy production becoming another factor. The cost of non-renewable sources are increasing and the…

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