Solar energy uses the sun as a source of heat, light or power. Power production comes from such active solar energy as photovoltaic cells, while natural light and heat require only proper orientation of a structure to re... More »

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Two locations where students can learn about solar power are Santa Fe Community College in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Gateway Community College in New Haven, Connecticut. Online courses in solar technology are available f... More »

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To use Free Clean Solar's solar panel power calculator, enter information about your current power bill or your home's power usage and location. The site's calculator presents the panel sizes required based on your month... More »

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Biomass is an energy source that is derived from crop waste and wood, but it is also derived from garbage, manure, sewage sludge and other organic waste that society continuously produces. It is for this reason that biom... More »

An advantage of water-powered generators is that water is a renewable source of energy, as stated by the United States Geological Survey. After the water is used to power the generator, the water cycle returns the water ... More »

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Water energy is a clean domestic source of energy. It is a sustainable fuel source, which increases the stability of electrical systems and improves the atmosphere's condition. Additionally, water energy or hydropower im... More »

According to an experiment reported at Exploratorium, a pickle can be used as an energy source to power small devices such as a light bulb or buzzer because of its ability to push and pull electrons. The pickle is high i... More »