Are these sentences or expressions correct? Thank you!
1) the use of clean energy, clean energy use, clean energy consumption, the consumption of clean energy.
I think the latter two are correct, but I am not sure whether it is correct or proper to write "clean energy use" or "the use of clean energy" in academic writing.
If they are both correct, please tell me which sounds more formal and academic.
2) Can I use the structure:
It can be seen from Figure 1: First,..... Second..... Third...
It can be seen from Figure 1 that: First,..... Second..... Third...
I am not sure whether a "that" is needed, whether a colon ":" is needed, whether I should use a semicolon ";" or a period "." between "First,..", "Second..." and whether it is necessary to use capital "First" "Second" or in lower case.
3) Two sentences I found strange or can be refined, but didn't know how to correct it:
Further details about the data are available through contact with the authors.
Data are only available to (or till?) 2010 released by World Bank.
Thanks a lot!