By John F. Mongillo
• comprises interviews of lecturers, scholars, and businesspeople within the renewable power fields
• offers strength timelines charting the historical improvement of alternative power sources
• deals a hundred and fifty distinctive Illustrations of electrical automobiles and hydrogen gas cells plus 50 tables, and charts of data
• offers a few maps exhibiting the worldwide improvement of wind strength, solar energy, and geothermal power
• A bibliography of print and on-line assets is integrated for additional interpreting
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S. Department of Energy A department of the federal government established in 1977 to regulate and manage the energy policy of the United States, the Department of Energy (DOE) consolidated many of the federal government’s responsibilities for energy and national defense materials into one agency by replacing earlier energy-related agencies of the federal government. The main responsibilities of the DOE include providing technologies and developing policies that achieve efficiency in energy use while maintaining environmental quality and a secure national defense.
HISTORY OF PETROLEUM Although the use of petroleum and natural gas is very old, the modern era of petroleum started more recently. It began in August 1859 at Oil Creek in northwestern Pennsylvania near Titusville. Edwin L. Drake, also known as Colonel Drake, used a homemade metal rig with a bit to drill down approximately 70 feet into the ground. The drill bit came up coated with oil.
The program was so successful for members of our group and for my family that I began to form and facilitate other groups within my community. I found that places such as schools and churches, with natural community affiliations, were great places to help people make changes in living more sustainably. Describe the Green Faith in Action Project. The work I’m doing with the Green Faith in Action Project involves partnering with Rising Sun Energy Center and its CYES (California Youth Energy Services) program.
A Student Guide to Energy by John F. Mongillo