“alternative-energy” Charts

Solar, Wind & Natural Gas Accepted Across Party Lines »

Though nuclear power and coal suffered in popularity among all political affiliations and oil largely remained a charged issue, alternative…

Anonymous
by: Anonymous
views: 255
Score: 4

Vast Majority of Americans Support Clean Energy Over Fossil »

While Americans are split evenly on whether the government should prioritize energy production or environmental protection, an overwhelming majoirty favor…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 214
Score: 2

US Energy Sources Over Time »

Throughout the course of our nation's history, energy source patterns have changed dramatically. In the mid 20th century, coal use…

Anonymous
by: Anonymous
views: 258
Score: 2

Solar Roadways: Making Roads that Care About the Environment »

Solar Roadways is giving new thought to how roads are made and how they should function. The innovators behind the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 122
Score: 1

World Hunger in Perspective »

The UN places the cost to eliminate world hunger at $30 billion a year. In comparison, the US spends more…

Alec H.
by: Alec H.
views: 93

Power Surge: Energy Generated by Renewable Resources Rises »

Since 2004 there has been increased output of energy from renewable sources. These include wind, solar, thermal, wood fuels, landfill…

Lauren L.
by: Lauren L.
views: 119

Who's Keeping Your Lights On? Sources of Alternative Energy »

The majority of U.S. electricity is created by coal, but 13% is created by renewable resources. Of these resources, hydroelectric…

Lauren L.
by: Lauren L.
views: 88

New England Electric Power Generation By Fuel »

An increase in natural gas demand from New England's limited supply caused a spike in prices. This reduced natural gas…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 44

US Electricity Generation By Nuclear Power »

Nuclear power generated a little more than 19% of the electricity consumed in the United States in 2011. The share…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 55

US Uranium Production »

In 2012, US uranium production was 4% higher than it was in 2011. Uranium is mainly used to fuel nuclear…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 44

US Electricity Generation Projections For 2040 »

It is predicted that nuclear power will account for 17% of electricity generation in 2040. Coal will account for 35%…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 46

Electricity Production Costs by Fuel Type »

In 2012, petroleum had the highest electricity production costs (operations & maintenance costs + fuel costs) at 22.48 cents per…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 322

CO2 Emissions Avoided by the Nuclear Industry »

Nuclear generated electricity avoids carbon dioxide emissions that would otherwise be released from the burning of fossil fuels. In 2012,…

Anonymous
by: Anonymous
views: 74

Which countries rely on nuclear energy the most? »

France relies the most heavily on nuclear energy out of any country, generating 74.8% of its total energy from nuclear…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 136

U.S. Nuclear Net Summer Capacity by State »

In 2010, Illinois had the highest nuclear net summer capacity of any state, having the ability to generate 11.44 gigawatts…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 76

U.S. Electricity Generation by Fuel Type »

The U.S. is relying more on natural gas and less on coal to generate electricity. In 2005, 49.6% of electricity…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 505

Sources of U.S. Energy Consumption »

Petroleum was the largest source of primary energy consumption in the U.S. in 2011, consuming 35.3 quadrillion Btu. Renewable energy…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 31