Renewable Resource

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Renewable Resource

Renewable Resources

Common of Renewable ResourcesAlcohol - Used in the production of biodiesel. Algae - Can be harvested and made into jet fuel, biodiesel and biobutanol. Barley - Can make fuel ethanol. Corn - Used to make ethanol to power cars and heat homes. Geothermal energy - The heat of the Earth and comes from under the ground. Power plants use this as well as geothermal heat pumps for homes. Hydropower - Uses moving water to generate electricity in dams, rivers, ocean surface waves and the tides in the oceanLandfill gas, or methane - Can be used for heat and powerSolar energy - Energy from the sun. The sun can be used to charge batteries, can be collected with solar cells to make electricity, or used passively to heat a building. Vegetable oil - Used in the manufacture of biodiesel or bio plastic Wheat - Used to make ethanolWind power - Used to make electricity and mechanical energy. There are wind turbines from residential homes to wind farms.

Renewable resources are reserves that come from the Earth that we can remake.

Important Renewable Food CropsApples, Bananas, Cassava, Corn, Grapes, Plantains, Potatoes, Rice, Sorghum, Soybeans, Sweet potatoes, Tomatoes, Wheat, and Yams


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