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Wind Power

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Hydrogen Fuel Cells

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Energy Consumption by Source


Gale Virtual Reference Library

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When accessing the database, you will need to enter a user name and password.  Brochures with this information are located in the LRC.  The information is also on page 158 of the student handbook (use the school username even when accessing from home).


Gale Virtual Reference Library Resources

Search directly in these eBooks for your energy source.

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Achieving Sustainability - Macmillan Reference USA (Editor); Debra Rowett (Editor)
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 0028662016
Publication Date: 2014-02-26

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Alternative Energy - Neil Schlager; Jayne Weisblatt
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 0787694401
Publication Date: 2006-09-06

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Encyclopedia of Water Science - K. Lee Lerner; Brenda Wilmoth Lerner; Lawrence W. Baker
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 0787676179
Publication Date: 2004-12-17

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Energy in Context - G. Gale
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 9781410317483
Publication Date: 2016-03-07

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Environmental Encyclopedia - Deirdre S. Blanchfield
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 9781414487397
Publication Date: 2011-06-01

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Gale Encyclopedia of Science - Gale Editors (Editor)
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 9781414498492
Publication Date: 2014-06-06

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UXL Sustainable Living - U X L (Editor)
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 1410317838
Publication Date: 2015-12-25

Solar Power - Photovoltaics

Solar PV



Geothermal Resource Map


QUEST Research Model

General Energy Websites

Fossil Fuels

Dept of Energy

Nuclear Power


Solar Power - Concentrated Solar Thermal

Concentrated Solar Thermal

Parabolic Trough System (Concentrating Solar Power Technology)


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