Compare and contrast essay
Your paper should include all the following parts.
Assess your own energy use. Think about how you rely on different types of energy throughout your day. Identify the energy source you use to do the following tasks and indicate if the energy source is renewable or nonrenewable.
The main energy source you use to heat your home if applicable
The main energy source used to cool your home if applicable
The main energy source you use to run your household appliances (reminder: if you use electricity you will need to do some research to determine what energy source is used to generate your electricity)
The main energy source you use for transportation
Using the provided materials, determine, and discuss both the renewable source of energy that would be the most appropriate and that would be the least appropriate for use in your chosen location. Explain how you arrived at your decisions, so it is clear why one is the most appropriate and why one is the least appropriate.
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the energy sources you currently rely on as well as the two renewable energy sources you identified above. Include both the economic (costs/benefits) and ecological impacts of each.
In your opinion, should the US pursue the use of more renewable energy sources going forward? Should any policies be put in place to encourage people to use more renewable energy sources? Support your position with reputable sources.
Basic Writing Expectations:
At least 1000 words not counting the title or reference pages
Include a title page, double spaced, font size 10 or 12
Include a reference page and use a minimum of five sources