When Renewables Are Not Renewable

Sure the wind and sun are renewable, but the collectors we build are not

Photo by CEphoto, Uwe Aranas, WikiMedia Commons

We term an energy source “renewable” when the energy provided is powered by the sun — wind and solar, or powered by gravitational forces — tidal. However, the energy collectors are not renewable.




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Gary Janosz

Gary Janosz

Finding the humor in a world of frustration. Always learning, usually the hard way.