Natural forms of energy surround us - and they can be used to power our vehicles, homes and business.
Examples of renewable energy sources include:
- and there's a vast resource that's largely untapped.
Did you know?
The UK has, in the form of wind power, the largest renewable energy resource in Europe
What's more, the more renewable energy we use the cheaper it will become.
But the UK Government's record on helping new green technologies is patchy:
Using less energy will also help stop climate change. It's also very cost effective. But it's not the complete answer.
Friends of the Earth says:
It's time the Government and businesses took action to make the switch from polluting fossil fuels. You can help too!
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