Let's Talk Global Warming

Episode 14: Solar, Wind, & Hydroelectric Energy

July 13, 2020 Season 1 Episode 14
Let's Talk Global Warming
Episode 14: Solar, Wind, & Hydroelectric Energy
Show Notes

In this episode, I discuss three of the most popular sources of renewable energy: solar, wind, and hydroelectric energy including what they are, how they produce electricity, and some pros and cons to each one.

Sources:

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

https://www.nrel.gov/research/re-solar.html

Solar feeds

https://solarfeeds.com/csp-and-pv-differences-comparison/

ZME Science

https://www.zmescience.com/ecology/renewable-energy-ecology/solar-panels-pros-and-cons-056654/

Energy Sage

https://www.energysage.com/solar/why-go-solar/create-jobs/

American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)

https://www.awea.org/wind-101/basics-of-wind-energy

Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

https://www.energy.gov/eere/wind/advantages-and-challenges-wind-energy

National Geographic

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/hydroelectric-energy/

Nature

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00616-w

Music:
“News Theme” by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY. Edited to be shorter but content was not changed. 

Link to Song Profile: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4122-news-theme/

Link to Author’s Profile: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/artists/profile/9-kevin-macleod/

Link to license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcod