Which one of the following is a renewable source of energy? A) Coal B) Nuclear energy C) Petrol D) Solar energy

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Updated on: September 13th, 2023

Solar energy is a renewable source of energy among the following. Renewable energy is the energy produced from sources that get replenished naturally over time. These energy sources are usually the sun and wind. These are non-depleteale sources of energy. Biogas is also a renewable source of energy. Renewable energy is mostly used for electricity generation, space and water cooling, heating, and transportation.

Which Are Renewable Sources of Energy?

Any source of energy that can be used again and again after some time is known as a renewable source of energy. These are environment-friendly and beneficial for human beings. The different advantages of renewable energy are as mentioned below-

  • The enhanced security, resilience, and reliability of the nation’s power grid.
  • Multiple job creations throughout different renewable energy industries 
  • Reduced air pollution and carbon emissions from the production of energy.
  • The independence of increased U.S. energy.
  • It is affordable, as many types of renewable energy are usually costly to traditional energy sources.
  • Expanded clean energy access for non-grid-connected coastal or remote, or islanded communities.

Types of Renewable Sources of Energy

A lot of different renewable energy sources are present in our surroundings. There are given below:-

  • Hydrogen
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Bioenergy
  • Hydropower
  • Solar energy
  • Wind Energy

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