Gallery of Energy

Gallery of Energy

  • see caption This tidal turbine power plant harnesses the natural energy of the ebb and flow of the tides. Photo credit: Skittledog.
  • see caption This solar tower power plant can provide electricity for around 180,000 homes. Photograph by Markel Redondo.
  • see caption Mirrors direct the Sun’s warmth to a tower that superheats water, driving an engine that creates electricity. Photo credit: Sandia Labs.
  • see caption Solar power collection dishes collect and concentrate the Sun’s heat to produce electrical energy.Photo credit: Sandia Labs.
  • see caption Solar panels produce electricity from sunlight in Utah. Photo credit: ricketyus.
  • see caption A wind farm off the Danish coast converts wind power to electricity. Photo credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.
  • see caption Solar panels produce energy from the Sun without releasing carbon dioxide. Photo credit: UN Photo/Sean Sprague.
  • see caption This tidal power station produces electricity without releasing greenhouse gases. Photograph by Kevin McManus.
  • see caption Burning one gallon of gas produces 20 pounds of carbon dioxide. Photo credit: www.TheEnvironmentalBlog.org.
  • see caption These bricks, made of peat dug out of the ground, will be burned to create energy, but will also release carbon dioxide. Photo credit: UN Photo/Derek Lovejoy.
  • see caption An oil refinery in Salt Lake City burns off waste gases, releasing carbon dioxide to the atmosphere. Photograph by R. B. Reed.