Clean Energy

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Clean Energy = Questions What is clean energy? = ¿Qué es la energía limpia? Who are the global leaders in clean energy? ¿Quiénes son los líderes mundiales en energía limpia? What is the status of rooftop solar? = ¿Cuál es el estado de la energía solar en la azotea? Are any of the renewable …

Energy Links

Artwork What would those in the know like others know about energy? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected] HeadlinesWhat Happened When I Bought a House With Solar Panels – Bloomberghttp://www.bloomberg.com/features/2016-ev-oil-crisishttp://www.thewire.com/national/2014/02/nevadas-massive-solar-plant-death-ray-birds/358244 – @TheWirehttp://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/innovations/wp/2014/01/16/elon-musks-five-insights-into-solar-energyhttp://www.newspressnow.com/news/local_news/article_e9b360ee-7b6b-54dd-ade1-275348178806.htmlhttp://richardheinberg.com/museletter-272-our-renewable-futurehttp://www.thewire.com/national/2014/02/nevadas-massive-solar-plant-death-ray-birds/358244 – @TheWirehttp://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/innovations/wp/2014/01/16/elon-musks-five-insights-into-solar-energyhttp://www.newspressnow.com/news/local_news/article_e9b360ee-7b6b-54dd-ade1-275348178806.htmlPaiutes’ solar project highlight of National Clean Energy Summithttp://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/may/03/giants-green-world-profit-planets-destructionin-australia-wind-power-is-already-cheaper-than-fossil-fuels-and-solar-is-right-behindhttp://reneweconomy.com.au/2013/graph-of-the-day-how-fossil-fuels-lose-out-to-wind-and-solar-94119GasBuddy Traffic Spikes on High Oil PricesSustainable Energy – without the …

Fossil Fuels

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Fossil Fuel = a natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms HeadlinesGeopolitics in a post fossil-fuel worldThe oil industry vs. the electric carIreland becomes world’s first country to divest from fossil fuels – Guardian Videos Neela Banerjee – The …

Nevada Energy

Spotlight on energy in Nevada: 2021 What Impact will the $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Deal have on Nevada? – Over the next five years, Nevada is set to receive more than 4 billion dollars under the $1.2 trillion-dollar infrastructure package signed into law by President Joe Biden last week. The money includes billions to build and maintain roads and bridges, more than 750 …

Solar Energy

Photo: BLM, California (Some rights reserved) Solar energy is electromagnetic radiation from the sun, primarily light and heat that is captured using an array of developing technologies such as solar heating, photovoltaic cells, solar thermal arrays and artificial photosynthesis Also see: renewable energy HeadlinesWe mapped every large solar plant on the planet using satellites and …

Energy

Photo: Mariano Mantel, Desierto de Atacama, Chile Energy = Power derived from the utilization of physical or chemical resources, especially to provide light and heat or to work machines Headlines‘Soviet-style’ system led to Texas grid fiasco, expert saysElectric-grid-rising-costs-renewables Planeta.com

Artificial Photosynthesis

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Artificial photosynthesis is a chemical process that replicates the natural process of photosynthesis, a process that converts sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide into carbohydrates and oxygen. The term is commonly used to refer to any scheme for capturing and storing the energy from sunlight in the chemical bonds of a …

Wind Energy

Buzzwords Wind Energy = Process by which wind is used to generate electricity HeadlinesWind turbines can handle the cold just fine. Just look at Iowa.how-do-wind-farms-affect-bats-birds-and-other-wildlifeOffshore windfarms ‘can provide more electricity than the world needs’ Wind farms now provide 14% of EU power – these countries are leading the wayTrump rails against windmills: ‘I never understood …

Physics

Buzzwords Physics = the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy. The subject matter of physics, distinguished from that of chemistry and biology, includes mechanics, heat, light and other radiation, sound, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of atoms. HeadlinesYour Smartphone Can Do Physics Vocabulary Planeta.com