50 FAQs on Renewable Energy : know all about renewable energy and learn to make use of it

50 FAQs on Renewable Energy : know all about renewable energy and learn to make use of it
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Is renewable energy same as "green" energy? What is energy efficiency? What are energy labels? What is meant by energy security? How do we get electricity from wind? Why is building a dam often a controversial issue? What is biodiesel? What is the global renewable energy scenario? Know the answers to these, and 42 more frequently asked questions, on renewable energy, its various aspects, and impacts.

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Table Of Contents

Energy and its forms
Renewable and non-renewable energy
Green energy and renewable energy
Types of renewable energy
Benefits of renewable energy
Global warming
Fossil fuels
Solar energy
Photovoltaic (PV) cell
Functioning of PV cells
Leading countries using solar PV
Solar energy scenario in India
World’s largest solar plant
Electricity from wind energy
Wind turbines and number of blades
Windmills
Wind farm
World’s largest off shore wind farm
World leader in wind power production
Geothermal energy
World leader in geothermal energy
Geothermal power plants and pollution
Energy from water
Electricity from tides
Impactful hydroelectric dams
Issues in dam construction
Biomass
Jatropha
Biofuels
Current biofuel scenario in India
Ethanol as vehicle fuel
Biodiesel
Hybrid car
Hydrogen as vehicle fuel
Fuel cells
Energy from landfills
Renewable Purchase Obligation
Renewable Energy Certificate
Nuclear fission and nuclear fusion
Nuclear energy and its pros and cons
Fuel from algae
Global renewable energy scenario
Carbon capture
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
Renewable energy scenario in India
Energy labels
Clean coal
Energy efficiency
Energy security
Reasons to switch to renewable energy