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Renewable energy can be the new venture entrepreneur's oyster. From fuel cells to electric-battery cars, flexifuel, ecotourism, ecofriendly food packaging, green floors, energy-saving gas boilers, and energy-efficient cooking pots, the opportunities and ideas for entrepreneurship in renewable energy are limitless. The desire of energy entrepreneurs to place renewable energy in the hands of consumers outweighs the risks, with little to no worldwide policy structure.

Renewable energy or alternative energy (AE) is broken into four categories:

  • Biomass energy: energy garnered from biological materials as wood, waste, hydrogen gas, and alcohol fuels
  • Hydroelectric power: electrical energy generated by water such as rivers via dams, kinetic energy generators, tides, and waves
  • Wind power: energy produced from giant windmills or wind turbines, often operating in groups called wind farms across large swaths of ...
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