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o Describe all of the renewable energy alternatives presented in the video. o What are some challenges with using and managing these alternative, renewable energy resources? o Name at least one other renewable energy resource not presented in the video. o Include a response to the following statement: Nonrenewable energy resources include coal, oil, and natural gas. o Describe three common challenges with managing nonrenewable energy resources. In the video there were three main renewable energy alternatives that were described. The first was wind. By using wind turbines they can turn it into energy, or power. The challenge with this is getting it to catch on in the United States, and also getting them set up. The second renewable energy alternative would be solar power. Panels are used with the sun to create solar power. The issue with solar power would be using it in areas where there is not much sun.
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Unformatted text preview: The other issue is that it needs to be used on a very large scale for the power companies to really be able to rely on it. The third renewable energy alternative would be using harvested materials such as hay, wood chips, compost to make fossil fuels. The challenge with this is getting enough of the materials to make the fossil fuels. If the researchers could actually find enough materials and start being able to make these renewable fossil fuels the need for coal, oil, and natural gas would be far less, this would help pollution and the ecosystem. It would also benefit us as drivers, as far as money goes. Three common challenges with managing nonrenewable energy resources would have to be funding, the ability to get the programs going, and support from the community....
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2010 for the course SCI 275 SCI 275 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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