EM SC 240N
Energy and Sustainability in Contemporary Culture

Text Version of Figure 3.18

PrintPrint

Electricity Generation Technologies Powered by Renewable Resources

Near-zero lifecycle emissions on a per kWh basis: Biopower, Photvoltaics, Concentrating Solar Power, Geothermal Energy, Hydropower, and Ocean Energy.

Electricity Generation Technologies Powered by Non-Renewable Resources

Near-zero lifecycle emissions on a per kWh basis: Wind Energy

Highest emission rates include: gas, coal, and oil.

Count of Estimates and References for Electricity Generation Technologies Powered by Renewable Resources
Count of Estimates 222(+4) 124 36 8 28 10 126
Count of References 52(+0) 26 10 6 11 4 49
Count of Estimates and References for Electricity Generation Technologies Powered by Non-Renewable Resources
Count of Estimates 125 83(+7) 24 169(+12)
Count of References 32 36(+4) 10 50(+10)