Most Americans support an increasing role for renewable energy. Renewable energy comes from local resources, so it improves national security; creates jobs in rural America and in manufacturing; provides energy at stable prices that will never run out; and reduces urban smog and pollution that contributes to global warming.
Renewable energy can be harnessed in every one of our 50 states-from resources like wind, solar, hydro, and biofuels. Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia already require a minimum level of renewable energy in their electric power consumption. Renewable energy, in the form of biofuels, can also be used in the transportation sector to power our cars and trucks, which reduces our dependence on oil from the Middle East.
Click the links below to learn more about these different types of renewable energy: