Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Today's Energy Thought

In the first five quarters of participating in the SEE program, the Prior Lake-Savage Area School District saved over $245,000 in energy costs. Looking at these savings from an environmental perspective, our eco-conscious district prevented the emissions of 1,350 metric tons of carbon dioxide which is equivalent to more than 34,600 tree seedlings planted and grown for 10 years.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Renewable Energy Resources

Currently, which renewable energy source provides
the United States with the most energy?

A) wind

B) solar

C) geothermal

D) hydropower

Scroll down to check your answer...

And the correct answer is: D) hydropower


Solar, biomass, geothermal, wind, and hydropower energy
are all considered renewable sources of energy because they

A) can be converted directly into heat and electricity
B) can be replenished by nature in a short period of time
C) do not produce air pollution

And the correct answer is B.