Energy Resource Plan

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Energy Resource Plan
Andria Cogar
Axia College

Our utility bills have been increasing in past months that have raised many questions about the cause. Is no one in the family is turning off the lights when a room is not being occupied, doing less than a full load of laundry, and not taking shorter showers? Energy conservation is on the rise, even though few try to stick with what will make the environment better.
Conserving energy can be helpful in a number of ways; whether it be to save money for a family vacation, decreasing pollutions in the air we breathe; or just stopping the amount of green house gases being emitted into our atmosphere. We are using nonrenewable energy to supply us with energy to cook, clean, and keeping us warm; without even thinking of its consequences, which in turn will not last forever. There are distinctions between nonrenewable and renewable energy that will help in the future to ensure a better way of life.
Nonrenewable energy is energy that comes from the ground, and is not replaced in a short amount of time. Fossil fuels are the main source of nonrenewable energy, which includes; oil, natural gas, and coal. Steaming from plants, and animals’ decomposed remains; that have been in the soil for millions of years.
Renewable energy is energy is energy that replenishes itself automatically from natural processes. Examples include; wind, sunshine, biological processes, flowing water, and geothermal heat flows are all methods of renewable energy. Solar power, which comes from the sun, is one of the biggest renewable resources, with wind next in line. Wind and rainfall exist because of the effects of the sun. These forms of energy can be used directly, or in a combination to make other forms of energy. If renewable energy is not big in some states there are methods that can be used to slow down energy use.
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