Land Title: Environmental Science: Systems and Solutions, Fourth Edition Authors: Michael I. McKinney, Robert M. Schoch, Logan Yonavjak
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Chapter 8: Renewable and Alternative Energy Sources

The Rainbow Power Company is an Australian manufacturer and distributor of renewable energy equipment. The company's web site contains a wealth of information on alternative energy sources as well as energy conservation.
The Rainbow Power Company
Biomass energy resources on the world wide web includes the International Energy Association (IEA) website
International Energy Association, Bioenergy
Solar Energy International provides education programs on solar and renewable energy—visit their web site to learn more about the organization.
Solar Energy International
The Danish Wind Industry Association publishes information about wind energy on this site.
Wind Power
A method for obtaining usable energy from the oceans is discussed at the "History of OTEC (Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion) and How It Works" page of the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii.
Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Hydropower Generation web site includes a discussion of pumped hydroelectric storage facilities.
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Hydropower Generation
Information and resources concerning energy conservation issues are provided by The Alliance to Save Energy the Organization for Energy Conservation and Planning.
The Alliance to Save Energy
The Foundation for Water and Energy Education (FWEE) Hydro Tours provide an excellent introduction to hydroelectric power.
The Foundation for Water and Energy Education (FWEE) Hydro Tours
The Mineta Transportation Institute, established by Congress as part of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA), focuses on international surface transportation policy issues.
The International Surface Transportation Act
This laboratory works with the DOE to make geothermal energy a competitive energy resource.
Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory
The Geothermal Resources Council home page is a good source of data and links pertaining to geothermal power.
Geothermal Resources Council
The California Energy Commission—Energy Web Directory, Hydroelectric contains selected links to sites on hydropower.
California Energy Commission-Energy Web Directory, Hydroelectric
IIEC has worked to bring about sustainable energy solutions to developing countries and economies in transition.
International Institute for Energy Conservation (IIEC)
Useful information on wind power generation is located at the following sites: Wind Information Resources on the Net, National Wind Technology Center, Wind Farms of the World, and American Wind Energy Association.
National Wind Technology Center
The Renewable Energy Policy Project posts information about renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainability available on the Internet.
Renewable Energy Policy Project
Biomass energy resources on the world wide web include the DOE Regional Biomass Energy Program, which explores ways to use biomass energy for transportation.
Regional Biomass Energy Program
The American Solar Energy Society is dedicated to the use of solar energy. Information on solar energy, as well as links to related sites, can be found at their home page.
The American Solar Energy Society
This site supports corporations and individuals who actively develop wind energy use.
Canadian Wind Energy Association
The United States Geological Survey site on Hydroelectric Power in the U.S. includes detailed information on the subject.
The United States Geological Survey - Hydroelectric Power
The International Geothermal Association web site contains information on geothermal resources around the world.
International Geothermal Association
There are many biomass energy resources on the world wide web, which advocate the use of renewable bioenergy. This site has a list of national and international bioenergy associations and resources.
Bioenergy Associations
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