Is Oil an Renewable Energy Source?

Answer The U.S. Energy Information Administration classifies oil, or petroleum, as a fossil fuel, which is a non-renewable energy source.DefinitionA renewable energy source is one that can be used indefin... Read More »

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Which non-renewable source is the nation's second leading source of energy?

According to the United States Energy Information Administration, natural gas is the second leading source of energy, accounting for 24 percent of energy in 2008. In third is coal which accounts fo... Read More »

Is waste to energy a renewable source of energy?

The U.S. Energy Information Administration classifies waste-to-energy production as part of biomass energy production, which covers energy from organic materials such as wood, crops, garbage and al... Read More »

Are trees a renewable energy source?

Wood from trees is considered a renewable biomass energy source, according to the Mount Wachusett Community College. New trees can always be planted from seeds to replace ones that have been cut do... Read More »

Is hydrogen a renewable energy source?

Hydrogen is a renewable energy source. Hydrogen energy can be produced from wind sources, photovoltaic sources, water oxidation and a number of other technologies. Hydrogen is one of the most abund... Read More »