The Clean Energy Ideas website was launched in early 2007. Its aim is to provide educational information on solar, wind, geothermal, and many other renewable energy sources.
Since the launch of Clean Energy Ideas, its creator (James Bratley) has been busy expanding the site by writing content on new topics. This includes everything from recycling through to global warming.
Take a look at the many different advantages and disadvantages of geothermal energy to determine how beneficial it is to the world.
An interesting look at the different pros and cons of solar energy. Discover what makes this renewable energy source so popular.
Discover the advantages and disadvantages of wind energy and how this technology can be seen as both good and bad for the environment.
An interesting look at the Three Gorges Dam project in China which sits on the Yangtze River and is the world’s largest hydroelectric dam in terms of annual electricity generation.
Explore the environmental impacts of geothermal energy. Some of these include water and air quality issues.
Learn about the different materials used on solar panels. Our list covers both the raw materials and some of the more exotic materials found in solar cells.
Learn about the differences between solar PV and solar thermal energy systems. This article will help you distinguish between the two.
Learn about the three R’s of waste management. Find out how you can cut down on your waste to help the environment and conserve natural resources.
Solar energy has lots of benefits but what about its drawbacks? This article looks at eight of the main disadvantages solar energy has.
Learn about the different uses of wind energy and how we have benefited from wind as an energy source for a very long time.
This article looks at different hydroelectric power pros and cons. Discover the advantages of using the world’s most popular renewable energy source. Understand the disadvantages that can also be associated with it.
Do solar panels work at night? This article explores this topic in further detail and explains why some people believe this to be the case,
This article looks at the benefits of solar car parking canopies to determine why they are becoming increasingly popular all over the world.
Take a look at our list of tidal energy pros and cons. Discover whether this particular renewable energy source is good or bad.
This article explains what tidal energy actually is and how we can use it to generate clean and renewable electricity.
This article looks at the pros and cons of crude oil usage in energy production. Learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of oil here.
Compare the benefits and drawbacks of renewable vs nonrenewable resources. Learn why renewable sources of energy are considered better than nonrenewable sources.
Does hydropower contribute to climate change and global warming? Take a look at this article to find out.
Renewables offer so many advantages over fossil fuels, but why don’t we use more renewable energy sources? Take a look at this article to find out.
Are geothermal plants in Hawaii the right choice for the US state? Learn more about the Puna Geothermal Venture here.
Take a look at the difference between monocrystalline and polycrystalline solar panels to find out which technology is best.
This article looks at the top 10 wind energy producing countries at the end of 2018. See which countries made it to the top of the list.
This article looks at how biomass is used around the world and what makes it such a versatile renewable energy source.
There are five main types of renewable energy sources. This article looks at each of them and how we can use them as an alternative to non-renewables.
What makes renewables such a popular choice for many people all over the world? Take a look at our list of pros and cons of renewable energy to find out.
Learn when and how to clean dust and dirt from your solar panels in order to keep them running at peak efficiency.
Has mother nature covered your solar panels with snow? Fear not, we have some useful tips on how to remove the snow.
Take a look at where solar energy is used in the world today. Find out which countries lead the way and which are lagging behind.
Learn about eight different reasons why solar energy is important. Find out why it is one of the most essential natural energy sources in use today.
This article looks at the different pros and cons of solar thermal energy, in contrast to solar PV.