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.
Discover why recycling is important and what role this process plays in helping to clean up our environment.
A definition of solar energy with some additional information on the subject.
Biomass is new to many people. Why not take a look at the definition of Biomass which includes additional information on what Biomass actually is.
Find out how the definition of biofuel differs from the definition of biomass. You’ll also find some additional information on biofuel.
You may not have heard the term photovoltaics before. If not, this article could be of use as it provides a definition and explanation of photovoltaics.
Ever wondered what a solar panel actually is? This article looks at the definition of solar panel whilst providing some additional information.
Free solar panel initiatives may be available in your country/region as a result of carbon reduction schemes launched by many countries and councils over recent years.
Discover how solar photovoltaics works and the ways in which we can use this process of converting the suns energy into useable electricity.
If you’re interested in domestic wind power systems then this article is for you. It explores many of the different aspects associated with residential wind turbines.
Ever wondered where hydroelectricity is used? This article takes a look at the many different countries and regions that make use of this clean and renewable power source.
This article provides some interesting facts on hydroelectricity. Learn more about the history, production, consumption, and environmental impacts of this clean and renewable energy source.
Take a look at the different causes of global warming. Gain an insight into the natural and man-made causes of what is arguably one of the most important issues affecting the earth’s climate and the future existence of life on earth.
Take a look at the different ways to prevent global warming. Whilst we might not be able to prevent climate change completely, we can take many steps that can help to reduce the future effects it could have on our planet.
A look at how geothermal energy works, including how geothermal energy can be extracted from the earth and turned into either an electricity or heating source.
Discover how we can all do our part in order to conserve energy including the many different tasks we can perform around the home.
Discover the reasons why you should recycle including the many benefits that recycling brings to our environment.
Discover how paper is recycled and how this process can help to reduce the impact that deforestation is having across the globe.
Find out how plastic can be recycled and view the many resin identification codes used widely to identify recyclable plastics.
If you’re looking into buying solar panels to reduce your carbon footprint then this article can help you understand what options are available to you when purchasing solar panels.
Fitting solar panels to a recreational vehicle (RV) is perfect for accessing a source of electricity in remote locations where power points for your RV may be unavailable.
Solar panels can be used to power golf carts. This modern solution is available as a viable alternative to gas powered golf carts or battery powered carts that are charged via the mains.
Find out how small wind turbines can be ideal in specific circumstances such as for electricity generation in remote locations.
A look at the unique design of a vertical axis wind turbine. Discover how this design differs from that of a horizontal axis wind turbine.
Find our how wind turbines at sea, or “off-shore” wind farms can generate significantly large amounts of electricity compared with on-shore rivals.
There are numerous costs associated with the use of geothermal energy including both financial and ecological costs. This article takes a look at some of these aspects.
Take a look at some of the facts surrounding geothermal energy including how we use it and the history of this energy source.
Take a look at the history of geothermal energy from the first known use by mankind through to the modern day.
Ever wondered how geothermal energy can be used to both heat and cool your home? This article describes how this can be achieved.
Geothermal power plants have the capability to transform geothermal energy into useable electricity in a variety of ways.
A solar energy article relating to the use of and the available portable solar powered devices on the market today.