Alternative Energy Basics


Alternative Energy

Worldwide, researchers and policymakers have focused on finding alternative energy sources to supplement conventional energy. Use the Alternative Energy Web Guide to learn more about alternative energy sources and how the United States is supporting new research.

Alternative Energy Basics

Alternative energy comes from renewable resources like wind and solar power. Learn some alternative energy basics, including why alternative energy is so important.

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  • To learn more about the global energy situation, see the World Energy Council Web site. The World Energy Council calls itself “the most representative body of the energy industry,” and has members in more than 90 countries.
  • To learn more about specific alternative energy opportunities in your area—such as solar power, wind power or biofuel—try typing, for example, “solar power” and your location into your favorite search engine.

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Alternative Energy News

Advancements in alternative energy happen frequently. The Web sites below can help you stay up-to-date with alternative energy news.

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  • When you find a news source you like, consider subscribing to e-mail alerts or RSS feeds for faster access to headlines.

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