Basic information about the Energy Commission, its programs, proceedings, and statistics about energy production and use in California.
California energy education site for students with great resources for parents and teachers. Includes energy links, puzzles, and games.
Learn about energy efficiency for the home or business, information about alternative fuel vehicles and energy efficient vehicles, and information about renewable energy.
Find out how volcanoes can generate energy for people to use, from the USGS.
Learn all about this alternate form of energy that comes from the heat of the earth.
Learn all about it, try some activities, or choose a hydro tour of fascinating facts. You can even walk through a hydroelectric project!
Basic info about hydroelectricity from the California Energy Commission.
Explains the different types and their power plants. Includes a link to basic information about how this kind of energy works and some advanced technologies.
See charts and read interesting facts. Click the link at the top to learn how the power of falling water is converted into electric energy.
Find out how these feats of architecture work.
Describes how water's mechanical energy is turned into electricity. From the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Scientific analysis on the use of hydropower worldwide, from the Energy Information Administration.
Learn about the basic process along with the advantages and disadvantages. Includes a focus on Hawaii's energy.
From the U.S. Department of Energy.
Brief overview, theory, applications, case studies, and environmental impact.
Find out how and why waterpower is monitored, from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Learn about basic nuclear science and radioactivity. Includes experiments, a glossary of terms, and safety information.
Learn about the atom, fusion, fission, and how these processes govern and shape the universe on this complex but informative ThinkQuest site.
Basic info from the California Energy Commission.
Explains the difference between this and regular uranium. Learn about its uses in nuclear energy and weapons, including its use during the Gulf War and health effects.
Find out exactly how nuclear power is produced from uranium.
Find out all about solar energy and technology in Arizona.
Good introduction to solar power.
Meet this crazy canine and find out what makes a home energy efficient. Lots of information on solar power.
Solar art project and power plant located in Münsingen, Switzerland.
See Vollis Simpson's windmill powered creations known as whirligigs.
Learn about sources for this type of energy and the turbines that make it work.