Energy Resource Challenges

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Energy Resource Challenges While watching the video Alternative Energy they discussed three different types of renewable energy. The three different types of renewable energy were wind energy, solar power and biomass fermentation. Wind energy is turning wind energy into a useful form of energy such as electric. Solar power is when a solar concentrator takes the sun’s rays and turns them into a single beam that turns on an engine and provides energy. Biomass fermentation is where they take the pieces that are left over from the farmers harvest and also things like wood chips and turn them into renewable energy. When using these three alternate energy forms there are some challenges. The main challenge that people have seen has been the coast of doing any of these. For some time now we have all known about
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Unformatted text preview: different types of renewable energy, but have never given it a second thought. When the gas prices began to raise people started to realize that renewable energy would be beneficial for them. One of the sources that was not mentioned in the video is water power. Even a slow moving stream can produce a good amount of energy. Energy can come from several things including coal, oil, and natural gas. Another challenge in maintaining reusable energy is that in order for it to be effective, it has to be done on a large scale. This means that not only do you need to start being cautious, you need to get others to be as well....
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2010 for the course ACC114 ACC114 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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