This essay mainly makes an exposition of the Stirling Engine. Firstly, thehistory of Stirling Engine is showed to make a guide of first comprehension. Then theStirling Engine’s thermodynamic cycle is explained and the configuration is analyzed,which we do to make sure a further insight into the Stirling Engine. After that, thereasons to use a Stirling Engine are discussed, especially from an economic point of view. This is to describe why the Stirling Engine is widely used in nowadays’ world.And the last part is to show out how the Stirling Engine is applied in each field. Butwith a special focus on sterling engines in applications with renewable energies. Thiswhole essay displayed a broad overall presentation to the Stirling Engine, andanalyzed its intrinsic value for the future.