Photovoltaics: A Diverse Technology
This video reviews how photovoltaic (PV) cells work, noting that technological innovations are decreasing costs and allowing PV use to expand.
Wind Energy Basics
Video introduces wind energy research at the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) and provides an overview of the NREL Wind Technology Center near Boulder, Colorado.
Wind - Affordable if not unaffordable
This video is one of a series of videos produced by the Switch Energy project. It presents the pros and cons of wind power, such as where to build, affordability, efficiency, transmission.
Energy 101: Home Energy Assessment
This video explains what is involved in conducting a home energy audit. Such an audit evaluates how much energy you use in your house and suggests the most cost-effective measures you can take to ...
Energy Security: But Not Independence
This video is a segment from the Switch Energy Project focusing on energy security. Switch Energy Project is a multi-pronged effort designed to build a balanced national understanding of energy.
Electric Car: American Industry and Innovation
This video is essentially an infomercial about electric cars - components, challenges, benefits - narrated by Antonio Neves of the.News and featuring various members of the auto industry.
Oil: The Economic Gas Pedal
This introductory video addresses key points as well as pros and cons of oil as an energy source for transportation.
Turning Waste Into Energy
This video discusses how methane digesters turn waste from dairy cows, food garbage, and other organic matter into usable gases and other fuels.
Energy 101: Daylighting
This video introduces the concept of daylighting - the use of windows or skylights for natural lighting and temperature regulation - and how it is one building strategy that can save operating costs ...