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.
Advantages & Disadvantages of Wind Energy
Discover the advantages and disadvantages of wind energy and how this technology can be seen as both good and bad for the environment.
Pros and Cons of Solar Energy
An interesting look at the different pros and cons of solar energy. Discover what makes this renewable energy source so popular.
Geothermal Energy Pros and Cons
Take a look at the many different advantages and disadvantages of geothermal energy to determine how beneficial it is to the world.
The Three Gorges Dam Project
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.
The Uses of Wind Energy
Learn about the different uses of wind energy and how we have benefited from wind as an energy source for a very long time.
Is Nuclear Energy Renewable or Nonrenewable?
This article delves into the much-debated question of whether nuclear energy is renewable or nonrenewable.
Pros & Cons of Nuclear Energy
Learn about the different pros and cons of nuclear energy. Find out what makes nuclear power good and what makes it bad.
What Is Nuclear Energy?
Learn about what nuclear energy actually is and the difference between fission and fusion.
What Are Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Plants?
Learn more about what concentrated solar power plants are and how they work. This article also touches on the different types of solar thermal power plants.
Solar Energy vs Fossil Fuels
A comparison of solar energy vs fossil fuels. Take a look at how they compare on different levels including emissions, cost, and availability.
Can Biomass Energy Improve Water Quality?
Can biomass energy improve water quality? Read this article to find out
How Does Tidal Power Work?
Tidal energy has huge potential in providing clean and renewable electricity, but how does tidal power actually work? Take a look at this article to find out.
How Long Are Wind Turbine Blades?
Some of the world’s largest wind turbines are found in offshore wind farms. This article looks at how long the blades of these turbines can actually get.
How Much Energy Does a Wind Turbine Produce?
This article explores the topic of wind turbine capacity and how much power they can produce under different scenarios.
The Difference Between Active and Passive Solar Energy
What’s the between active and passive solar energy systems? This article looks at both types, comparing the two to give you a better understanding of the subject.
What is Passive Solar Energy?
What is passive solar energy? This article explains all and offers an insight into how passive solar heating works and how passive buildings are designed.
What is Active Solar Energy?
What is active solar energy and how does it work? Read this article to learn more about the topic.
Environmental Impacts of Geothermal Energy
Explore the environmental impacts of geothermal energy. Some of these include water and air quality issues.
The Different Materials Used To Make Solar Panels
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.
The Difference Between Solar PV & Solar Thermal Energy
Learn about the differences between solar PV and solar thermal energy systems. This article will help you distinguish between the two.
The Three R’s of Waste Management
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.
8 Disadvantages of Solar Energy
Solar energy has lots of benefits but what about its drawbacks? This article looks at eight of the main disadvantages solar energy has.
Hydroelectric Power Pros & Cons
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?
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,
The Benefits of Solar Car Parking Canopies
This article looks at the benefits of solar car parking canopies to determine why they are becoming increasingly popular all over the world.
Pros and Cons of Tidal Energy
Take a look at our list of tidal energy pros and cons. Discover whether this particular renewable energy source is good or bad.
What is Tidal Power? Tidal Energy Explained
This article explains what tidal energy actually is and how we can use it to generate clean and renewable electricity.
Pros and Cons of Oil
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.
Renewable vs Nonrenewable Resources
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?
Does hydropower contribute to climate change and global warming? Take a look at this article to find out.