Alternative energy comes from renewable resources like wind and solar power. Learn some alternative energy basics, including why alternative energy is so important.
- 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.
- Read the findingDulcinea Web Guide to the Oil Industry to learn more about oil and its role in the economy today.
- 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.
Advancements in alternative energy happen frequently. The Web sites below can help you stay up-to-date with alternative energy news.
- Many organizations, like the American Wind Energy Association, provide news stories related to their particular alternative energy focus on their Web sites.
- When you find a news source you like, consider subscribing to e-mail alerts or RSS feeds for faster access to headlines.