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Opposing and Promoting Renewed E

February 9, 20

Opposing and Promoting Renewed Energy
Energy is broadly classified into two main groups: Renewable and Non-renewable. Renewable energy is generally defined as energy that comes from resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves and geothermal heat. Renewable energy replaces conventional fuels in four distinct areas: electricity generation, hot water/space heating, motor fuels, and rural (off-grid) energy services. Renewable energy provides 19% of electricity generation worldwide. Renewable power generators are spread across many countries, and wind power alone already provides a significant share of electricity in some areas: for example, 14% in the U.S. state of Iowa, 40% in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein, and 49% in Denmark. Some countries get most of their power from renewables, including Iceland (100%), Norway (98%), Brazil (86%), Austria (62%), New Zealand (65%), and Sweden (54%).( Wikipedia 2013) There has been many debates concerning renewable energy; Whether it’s for the good or bad. Many believe that it would be for the good, on the other hand many believe that it would be too expensive for low income families. The difference between renewable and nonrenewable energy is that nonrenewable energy can be used up. Renewable energy sources are unlimited and cannot be used up. Nonrenewable energy cannot be used again once it is all gone. Coal and oil are prime examples, since their supply on earth is ultimately limited. Water is the best example of renewable energy, because it will never run out. There have been a lot of nations that have used renewed energy, very few nations like India that do not use renewed energy. After reviewing and reading information concerning energy renewed, there are several areas that could cause perceptual…...

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