EME 444
Global Energy Enterprise

Summary and Final Tasks

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With this lesson, we continued our survey of energy industries based on energy sources. In this lesson, you learned about the natural gas industry--from exploration and extraction, transportation, resource estimates, demand, usage, and externalities.

You learned:

  • about sources of renewable energy, in the USA and worldwide;
  • to quantify biomass and hydropower energy sources, in the USA and worldwide;
  • to explain biomass conversion processes, including feedstocks and products of each;
  • about biomass logistics and identify major operations;
  • details about major factors related to bioenergy economic, social, and environmental sustainability;
  • appropriate and correct units of measure to use with electricity data;
  • about worldwide trends and projections for electricity generation from renewable sources;
  • the major types and components of hydropower plants;
  • to apply major factors related to hydropower economic, social, and environmental sustainability.

Have you completed everything?

You have reached the end of Lesson 8! Double-check the list of requirements on the first page of this lesson to make sure you have completed all of the activities listed there.