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Renewable energy worksheet


Name: ________________________________________________________     Date: ________________

 

1. Concentrated solar power can be used on rooftops to supply hot water for individual buildings and also to ______________________________________________________________________


2. Describe the difference between traditional hydropower and new hydropower.

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3. List two ways that the ocean’s energy can be used to generate electricity.

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4. Geothermal energy comes from _______________________ deep inside the earth.


5. Which type of alternative energy is projected to power about 20 percent of all electricity in the U.S. by 2030?

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6. Biomass, which includes energy crops and methane gas produced from decay in landfills, must be ____________________ in order to turn a turbine and generate electricity.


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