What Is Renewable Energy and Why Should We Use It?
Renewable energy is the way of the future. Understanding the history of renewable and fossil fuels helps us make wise choices about using renewable energy sources.
Fossil fuels dominate the energy industry, especially in developed countries, but their glory days are coming to an end. Discover effective, affordable renewable energy alternatives to consider.
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Dan Chiras provides information on a variety of renewable energy sources that could meet our needs—socially, economically and environmentally—by analyzing their abundance, net energy yields and overall cost.
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"The Homeowner’s Guide to Renewable Energy: Achieving Energy Independence Through Solar, Wind, Biomass and Hydropower" by Dan Chiras, completely revised and updated edition.