Energy for Keeps
Energy for Keeps: Creating Clean Electricity from Renewable Resources
by Nemzer, Carter & Page
Published by Energy Education Group
An illustrated guide for everyone who uses electricity. From students to energy policymakers, it helps readers of all ages understand the energy issues that now loom large in our daily news. With clear language and engaging illustrations, this book covers all renewable energy sources, the science of electricity generation, energy history, environmental considerations, and energy conservation and efficiency.
"Written for an audience of middle and high schoolers, this
informative, descriptive, and smartly illustrated book would be an ideal
resource for a professional development seminar as well."
— National Science Teachers Association
"Your book is a treasure. Scientifically accurate, clearly written,
with inviting diagrams--all of which helps beginning learners, of all
ages, build an understanding of electricity."
— Fran Barhydt, Director of Curriculum & Instruction, Vermont Energy Education Program
"At long last, a crucial issue for the survival of our society --
electricity from renewable energy -- has received comprehensive and
— Dr. Kevin Starr, State Librarian of California, Emeritus
"For anyone looking for a resource book on renewable energy, look no more. Energy for Keeps
is cleverly written and illustrated. With Ben Franklin as host, the
journey is a historical, as well as scientific exploration of our energy
options and their consequences."
— Susan T. Schleith, Education Coordinator, Florida Solar Energy Center
A Brief History of Energy
Energy and Electricity
Energy Sources for Electricity Generation
- Renewables: Biomass, Geothermal, Hydropower, Ocean, Solar, Wind, Hydrogen
- Non-renewable Energy Sources: Fossil Fuels, Nuclear
Energy, Health and the Environment
Energy Management Strategies and Energy Policy
Innovation Award by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council
Green Power Leadership Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Energy and the Center for Resource Solutions
192 pages • 8 x 10¼ paperback
illustrated • 2010