Energy Policy

Your organization is about to review their energy use and develop an energy plan, including as many renewable power sources as possible. You have been asked to prepare a research paper for management about fossil fuel, nuclear energy, and alternative/green power sources.

You will prepare a research paper to discuss the following topics:

1. The law of conservation of energy with an explanation of how this law applies to energy use and energy conversions.

2. The pros and cons of the following:

  • fossil fuel: oil, natural gas, and coal
  • nuclear energy
  • Solar energy
  • Wind power
  • Water (hydro) power
  • Bioconversion (biofuel) 

3. Research and discuss two provisions of the Energy Policy Act, 2005, including the possibility of tax incentives.

This is an APA research paper. See APA paper template; make sure that references are listed and cited in APA style.

The following rubric will be used for grading: