Your organization is about to review its energy use and develop an energy plan, including as many renewable power sources as possible. You have been asked to prepare a research paper for upper management about fossil fuel, nuclear energy, and alternative or green power sources.
You will prepare a research paper to discuss the following topics:
- Discuss the law of conservation of energy with an explanation of how this law applies to energy use and energy conversions.
- Discuss the pros and cons of the following:
- Fossil fuel: oil, natural gas, and coal
- Nuclear energy
- Solar energy
- Wind power
- Water (hydro) power
- Bioconversion (biofuel)
- Research and discuss 2 provisions of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, including the possibility of tax incentives