Renewable Energy Douglasville GA

Local resource for renewable energy in Douglasville. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to alternative energy, solar power, wind power, geothermal heating and cooling, green energy and eco-friendly power, as well as advice and content on renewable resources.

Hertz Energy Services
(678) 838-0481
2750 Strawn Road
Winston, GA
Hours
M-F 7a-5:30p

Atlanta Utility Construction LLC
(404) 696-3521
3711 Martin Luther King Jr Dr Sw
Atlanta, GA
 
Georgia Solar Energy Association
(404) 914-1114
1199 Euclid Ave
Atlanta, GA
 
Southern SunPower
(706) 276-6034
704 Cowboy Trail
Ellijay, GA
Services
Solar Panel Installation, Solar Energy Systems, Solar Thermal, Solar Electric, Wind Energy Systems,

Legacy Environmental Solutions, LLC
(678) 523-7368
9878 Main St
Woodstock, GA
 
Utility Assest Management
(404) 691-4836
3565 Atlanta Industrial Dr Nw Ste D
Atlanta, GA
 
RHD Services Inc
(404) 874-8585
630 10th St Nw
Atlanta, GA
 
Southern View Energy, Inc.
(678) 833-5191
5022 BU Bowman Dr, #800
Buford, GA
Services
Solar electric, solar hot water, back-up systems, solar pool heating, energy conservation & management

Southern SunPower
(706) 276-6034
704 Cowboy Trail
Ellijay , GA
Services
Solar Panel Energy Systems

EcoMech Geothermal and Solar of Atlanta
(678) 270-0151
12 Brightling Lane
Newnan, GA
Services
Geothermal, Heating and Cooling, Solar, Rainwater, Insulation, Mechanical

Solar4Scholars: What Is Renewable Energy?

Renewable energy is becoming more popular. For example, the state of Iowa has over 600 wind turbines that help supply its power. California has the three largest wind farms in the world. Wisconsin, Minnesota and New Hampshire have large wind farms currently in use or in being planned. California has a plan for "a million solar roofs" by 2018.

Renewable and non-renewable

Renewable energy is energy that is easily replaced or supplied by a nearly infinite source, such as the sun or the wind. Some examples are solar, wind, hydro and geothermal. Many of these forms of usable energy will be available as long as we have the earth and the sun.

Non-renewable energy is any form of energy that cannot be recreated in a short amount of time. Non-renewable energy is energy that has a limited supply that will likely run out in your lifetime. Examples of non-renewable energies are coal, oil and gas.

We can make a rough but interesting generalization that renewable energies are harder to store than non-renewable energies. This is one reason why non-renewable energies are considered more useful. However, non-renewable energy is making headway in this area.

Energy conservation

Many people today are concerned about saving energy. Saving (conserving) energy is a practical way to keep our individual energy costs down and also the costs to our society.

Renewable energy comes in several different forms.

Solar energy is energy collected from the sun. You can read more about solar energy .
You can also encourage your family to use solar energy. Read about solar electricity .

Solar thermal makes use of solar energy to heat household water or swimming pools. You can read more about solar thermal .
You can also encourage your family to heat with solar. Read about solar thermal energy .

Wind energy is collected by wind turbines. You can read more about wind energy .
If you live in a windy area, you may want to encourage your mom or dad to have a look ...

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