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7.4 Benefits of Renewable Energy

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    Renewable FAQ Read the two sections "What are the environmental benefits of renewable energy?" and "How much would it cost a household to do renewable energy?" These reports clearly present the case for utilizing renewable energy technologies.



    After reading the reports answer the following questions on a separate sheet of paper.  
    1. Why does this report suggest that communities should begin to look at alternative energy resources? 
    2. What are benefits of using renewable energy technologies?
    3. Why aren't some renewable resources widely accepted today?
    4. What is meant by the terms "environmental costs" and "social costs"? What are some examples.


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