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Energy: Featured Topics

This guide covers Clemson and library resources relating to many aspects of energy

Solar Energy

Solar energy prices are dropping quickly, leading to an increase in the applications of solar energy capture.

Electric Transportation

Electric transportation is trending in a big way across the globe.  From fully electric to hybridized vehicle designs, both consumers and auto manufacturers are exploring options for green-friendly transport.

Carbon Dioxide Recycling

Instead of simply trying to reduce CO2 emissions, researchers and industry leaders are looking into ways to recycle carbon dioxide into useful products.


With the growth of the biofuel industry, some are beginning to call into question just how "green" these fuels can be; however, biofuel production and use is still rising.

LEED Architecture

Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED), a certification program out of the U.S. Green Building Council, is an ever-growing initiative designed to promote and encourange sustainable design and building.

Energy in the Developing World

As globalization continues to increase, the focus on finding sustainable energy sources for the developing world grows.