Renewable technologies the wider spectrum

Whilst Chapter 3 has focused on marine renewable technologies with special emphasis on the UK, this chapter scans more widely to include the opportunities that occur in different climates.

The sun is the primary source of renewable energy. Besides offering a direct source of energy, it drives the Earth's climate creating opportunities to draw energy from wind, waves, tides (together with the moon) and a host of biological sources. It is particularly appropriate as an energy source for buildings. The following paragraphs are by way of an introduction. More detailed explanations will appear later.

Solar Panel Basics

Solar Panel Basics

Global warming is a huge problem which will significantly affect every country in the world. Many people all over the world are trying to do whatever they can to help combat the effects of global warming. One of the ways that people can fight global warming is to reduce their dependence on non-renewable energy sources like oil and petroleum based products.

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