5 Myths About Renewable Energy


Lots More Information

UP NEXT

Has Online Shopping Changed How Much Cardboard We Use?

Has Online Shopping Changed How Much Cardboard We Use?

How has home delivery affected the cardboard industry? Learn more about cardboard, recycling and shipping in this HowStuffWorks article.


Related HowStuffWorks Articles

More Great Links

Sources

  • "Dirty Coal Power." The Sierra Club. 2009. (July 24, 2009)http://www.sierraclub.org/cleanair/factsheets/power.asp
  • GE Energy Consulting. "The Effects of Integrating Wind Power on Transmission System Planning, Reliability and Operations." New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. March 4, 2005. (July 24, 2009)http://www.nyserda.org/publications/wind_integration_report.pdf
  • "How much does the Federal Government spend on energy-specific subsidies and support?" Energy Information Administration. Sept. 7, 2008. (July 24, 2009)http://tonto.eia.doe.gov/energy_in_brief/energy_subsidies.cfm
  • McDermott, Matthew. "Five Dire Green Myths Causing the Greatest Global Harm." Treehugger. Dec. 3, 2008. (July 24, 2009)http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/12/five-dire-green-myths-causing-the-greatest-global-harm.php
  • "Most Popular Wind Power Myths." WhrilyWInd.org. 2008. (July 24, 2009)http://www.whywind.org/pb/wp_a1b4e1bf/wp_a1b4e1bf.html
  • Silverstein, Ken. "Behind the 'Clean Coal' Blitz." Harper's Magazine. April 21, 2009. (July 24, 2009)http://www.harpers.org/archive/2009/04/hbc-90004823
  • "Solar Energy Technologies Program: Learning About PV: The Myths of Solar Electricity." U.S. Department of Energy. July 15, 2008. (July 24, 2009)
  • Thornley, Drew. "Energy & The Environment: Myths and Facts." The Center for Energy Policy and the Environment at the Manhattan Institute. 2009. (July 24, 2009)http://www.manhattan-institute.org/energymyths/myth2.htm
  • "Unmasking the truth behind 'clean coal.'" Green Peace. 2009. (July 24, 2009)http://www.greenpeace.org/seasia/en/campaigns/climate-change/climate-impacts/coal/the-clean-coal-myth
  • http://www1.eere.energy.gov/solar/myths.html
  • "Wind Energy Myths." U.S. Department of Energy. May 2005. (July 24, 2009)http://www.windpoweringamerica.gov/pdfs/wpa/wpa_factsheet_myths.pdf
  • "Wind Energy: Top Myths About Wind Energy." BWEA. 2007 (July 24, 2009)http://www.bwea.com/energy/myths.html

More to Explore