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.
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.
Take a look at the many different advantages and disadvantages of geothermal energy to determine how beneficial it is to the world.
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.
In this article we look at what solar energy actually is and the different ways in which we can use it.
People use biomass all over the world for energy production, but what are the pros and cons of this? This article explains all.
Is biomass renewable or nonrenewable? Take a look at this article to learn about the arguments on both sides of the debate.
Read our article covering eight different biomass examples and how they can be used with bioenergy technologies.
Learn more about what biomass actually is. Discover its main sources and the different types of energy it can produce.
Discover how India’s fast-growing wind energy industry is helping to support the nations energy demands.
The history of solar power goes further back than you might think. Take a look at our timeline of events to learn more about the history of solar energy.
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.
Ever wondered how solar panels can be used to reduce your energy bills? Here we look at the different ways you can use solar energy to achieve this.
Find out how solar panels work to convert sunlight into electricity with the help of the photovoltaic (solar PV) process.
Ever wondered how solar panels are made? This article takes a look at the entire process from manufacturing the components to the assembly of the panel.