Electricity Generation By U.S.

Solar panels and wind turbines in Palm Springs, California, are doing a lot to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) that is used to make energy in the U.S.  In its most recent report on the climate, the IPCC gave a Code Red warning. With what we’re doing now to cut CO2, we won’t […]

The Electricity System In The United States

The modern electrical system in the United States is made up of power plants, transmission and distribution lines, and people who use electricity. Most Americans get their electricity from central power plants that use coal, natural gas, nuclear energy, and renewable energy sources like water, wind, and sun. The “electric power grid” is the complex […]