What is a renewable source?

Answer Sources of energy take many different forms. Among these sources are fossil fuels such as petroleum and natural gas, wind power, solar power and tidal power. A gradual shift is taking place toward ... 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 Oil an Renewable Energy Source?

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 »

Is hydroelectric a renewable source?

Hydroelectric power is a renewable energy source because it generates power from the flow of water. The first hydropower plant in the United States was opened in 1882 on the Fox River near Appleton... Read More »

What Is Not Considered a Renewable Source?

Natural resources have been used for energy and consumption in both renewable and nonrenewable forms. Renewable resources include things like oxygen, wood, fruits and vegetables, meat, water, wind,... Read More »