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Alternative Energy. Arnav Jain 5c. Solar Wind Geothermal. What is Alternative Energy?. Solar. Solar energy is powered by the sun. It is also a renewable source of energy. Solar panels use this energy to create electricity.-. Advantages of Solar Energy. No pollution Renewable

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alternative energy

Alternative Energy

Arnav Jain 5c

  • Solar energy is powered by the sun. It is also a renewable source of energy.
  • Solar panels use this energy to create electricity.-
advantages of solar energy
Advantages of Solar Energy
  • No pollution
  • Renewable
  • All purpose : heating, cooking, and lighting.
disadvantages of solar energy
Disadvantages of Solar Energy
  • If there is no sun on a cloudy day, then there is no power.
  • Solar stations are very expensive.
  • Wind energy is wind. This is also a renewable source of energy.
  • Wind turbines are used to convert this energy into electricity.-
advantages of wind energy
Advantages of Wind Energy
  • No pollution.
  • Renewable.
  • Stations can be made off shore as well as on land.
disadvantages of wind energy
Disadvantages of Wind Energy
  • If there is no wind then there is no power
  • Turbines are very expensive
  • Geothermal energy is basically the heat from the earth.
  • It is mostly hot rocks under the ground that produce steam that powers turbines that creates electricity.
advantages of geothermal energy
Advantages of Geothermal Energy
  • If used in the correct way then there is no pollution
  • Stations are self sufficient energy wise
  • The stations do not harm landscape as the stations are very small
disadvantages of geothermal energy
Disadvantages of Geothermal Energy
  • If used in the incorrect way then can leave areas polluted as it may release harmful gases
  • Stations are prone to running out of steam