Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

028 – Renewable Energy

In this video Paul Andersen discusses the technology, advantages and disadvantages of six sources of renewable energy; biomass, hydroelectric, solar, geothermal wind, and hydrogen. He also explains how changes in the storage and flow of energy in our power grid must be improved. He also lists the energy returned over energy invested ration for the various forms of energy.

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Intro
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Outro
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Artist: Herman Jolly
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