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Renewable And Non Renewable Energy Sources

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Renewable and non-renewable energy sources are used daily in our lives. According to Conserve Energy Future (n.d.), “Renewable energy is the energy from natural sources i.e. sun, wind, rain, tides and can be generated again and again as and when required [...] Non-Renewable energy is the energy which is taken from the sources that are available on the earth in limited quantity and will vanish fifty-sixty years from now.” Finding ways to use renewable energy sources rather than non-renewable source would help stop the negative environmental impacts created by a growing human population and would be very beneficial to our society. Today, I will assess my own energy use; determine which renewable sources of energy would be the most and least appropriate for where I live; discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the energy sources I currently rely on; describe how technological advancements have facilitated the implementation of renewable energy; and discuss ways in which I could reduce energy used at home, work or in other areas of my daily life.
Energy Self-Assessment I live in Lincoln, NE and energy plays a key role throughout my daily process. A few examples of energy use for me are: using gasoline to drive to work; the lights that surround my house and garden beds; my gas fire place that always stays lit; electricity to make my coffee machine run; and the use of golf balls during my leisure time. While I can discuss how I use energy, it is also important to know
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