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    What is coal? Coal is a black sedimentary rock that can be burned for fuel, known for its high concentrations of carbons and hydrocarbons. Coal is also categorized as a non-renewable energy source because it takes millions of years to form. One of the leading theories on how coal is formed, known as the autochthonous theory, claims that there are 4 stages in coal formation. The first phase is the production of Peat, which consists of partially decomposed plant matter. Normally, plant…

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    Energy is the fundamental component for the economic growth and welfare of a nation. Today, the world is facing energy crisis at an alarming rate due to rapid population growth and urbanisation which impediments the socio-economic development in the future. The increase in energy consumption particularly in the past several decades has led to the gradual exhaustion of non - renewable energy resources such as coal, crude oil and natural gas. It has also caused severe adverse environmental…

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    Renewable Energy: A Way to Change the World In 2010 the U.S. had more than 500 coal burning power plants. Before the year was over 180 of these plants have closed and more are scheduled to close (Brown). The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is now lowering. Today many new types of alternative energy sources are taking over. Harmful fossil fuels, including coal and oil, were previously used to make all the energy possible. These are however very harmful and nonrenewable. Wind, Solar,…

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    Bonterra renewable energy & solar power is a company that distributes clean and reliable power to the different residents and companies of Hawaii. Since 2009 the company has installed thousands of high-quality solar panels and clean energy solutions. Other than solar panels the Bonterra Company has branched out to different projects that include the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands’ Kaupuni Village. The project includes building the first net-zero energy community in the nation. The team at…

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    October 2016 Nuclear Energy vs. Renewable Energy After Second Industrial Revolution, and with the development of the world, we cannot leave to use fossil fuel in the industry and in people`s life. But fossil fuel cause a lot of side effects, like pollution of environment and global warming, and it is limited, so the cost is increasing. So mankind have found other energy through developing technology to replace it. Nuclear energy and renewable energy are the solution and the energy that can…

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    Connecticut is a state that uses renewable energy and is very proud of their renewable energy. There First renewable energy that we will talk about is wind energy. They started using the wind energy in 2000. They have a vast wind energy. They have onshore and off shore wind energy. Connecticut is the only state in the U.S. to block the construction of utility scale wind turbines. Having wind energy is smart clean and for the most part cheap. Wind energy has been around in Europe for centuries…

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    Currently the main source of energy used in the United States is Fossil Fuels. Our overdependence on Fossil Fuels has lead to some negative changes in the Earth’s climate and physical form. Lucky, there have been new advances in technology over the past century. Various forms of renewable energy have been discovered and tested by scientist and over the past decade have become more well known to the public. The development of of these renewable energy sources give us the opportunity to change the…

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    The world population increases every day, and so does the need for energy. The only problem is that much of the energy society uses is non-renewable, meaning once a source is diminished it can no longer be used again. The solution is to use the most abundant energy source that burns bright in the sky every day, the sun. The energy given off by the sun can be harnessed to create electricity, and that electricity can be stored for later use. According to the website Altenergy, “The average star,…

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    The Union of Concerned Scientists explains, “The energy used to power, heat, and cool our homes, businesses, and industries are the single largest contributor to global warming” (1). Energy proficiency advances permit us to utilize less energy to get the same or higher level of generation, administration, and solace. This methodology can possibly spare both energy and cash, and can be sent rapidly. Renewable energy sources, for example, solar, wind, geothermal and bioenergy are accessible…

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    the fossil fuels energy. The fossil energy is including petroleum, natural gas, and coal. They are three major use resources in the past few decades. The reason for them to be the main resources because they can transfer into different energies. So that make them to be more ways to use in our daily. In the past few decades to present, and maybe in the future, we will still heavily use them. From the article U.S. Energy: Overview and Statistics mentions, “Consumption of major energy…

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