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    Solar energy is a radiant light and heat from the Sun harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, solar thermal energy, etc .Solar energy is the best alternative energy resource for the Bronx because it 's is easily accessible. It also saves electricity, and it is a renewable source. However it may not be cost effective and cannot be used with weather other than sunny. Solar energy has multiple advantages, it also has disadvantages that can easily be fixed. One advantage of solar energy is that it saves electricity. The solar panels that are built use energy from the sun to produce energy. As stated in “Solar” by Rinkesh “solar panels use sunlight to produce electricity”. This is showing how easily the free…

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    Current non-renewable power sources include coal power, natural gas power, and other fossil fuels. These fuel sources create heat, which boils water and makes steam. This steam turns a turbine, which turns a generator, which makes electricity. The advantage to using these sources is that they are inexpensive. The disadvantage is that they are dirty sources of power. They all pollute in one way or another. The fossil fuels are not renewable, meaning they will run out someday. Nuclear power makes…

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    they have not been put into enough use. Electricity in this generation needs to become more clean and safe, but these attributes haven’t seemed to have been popularly supported. Some great ideas of alternative energies are solar power, wind energy, and hydroelectric power. “Solar-powered photovoltaic (PV) panels convert the sun 's rays into electricity by exciting electrons in silicon cells using the photons of light from the sun.” (NW Wind and Solar) These can be placed anywhere, but most are…

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    administration. Nuclear Power. Nuclear power is a consistent power source produced by nuclear powered radioactive isotope generators. The spacecraft power used on New Horizons on the journey to Pluto used radioisotope…

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    wind and solar energy sources. They are also produce a large amount of energy, all types of machinery, vehicles and devices depend on fossil fuels. The problem with fossil fuels, is that they contribute to global warming, due to their large amounts of carbon. The health effects of our human population is at stake from the pollution from cars that can cause serious respiratory and lung…

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    why South Africa has embraced wind and solar as alternative energy sources. Wind and solar are the evolving renewable sources of energy. Renewable energy is generally defined as energy that is collected from resources which are naturally refilled on a human timescale, such as sunlight, wind. Solar energy is energy derived from the sun in the form of solar emission. And wind power is a form of renewable energy created through the transformation of wind into electricity through the use of wind…

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    Contents Abstract 1 Introduction: 2 Types of Renewable Energy: 3 1 - Solar energy 4 Solar Energy Advantages 5 Solar Energy Disadvantages 6 2- wind energy 6 Advantage: 7 Disadvantage: 7 3-Hydroelectric energy: 8 4- Biomass : 8 5-Hydrogen and fuel cells: 9 6- Geothermal power: 9 Appendix 10 Conclusions 13 References: 14 Abstract Renewable energy systems can provide clean, reliable, secure and competitive energy products and services to help meet the rapidly increasing global energy demand. In…

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    energy sources. Solar energy is not only an alternate energy source but also a renewable one. Every source of energy comes with costs and benefits. By examining how solar energy works, how it can be used effectively on a global level, and weighing the costs and benefits, this alternative energy source has potential to become a large energy provider. First of all, examining how solar energy works is essential in beginning to understand how it could…

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    nuclear power and renewable energy. The sources have advantages and disadvantages. Fossil fuels include oil, coal and natural gas, and fossil fuels are non-renewable energy source. The fossil fuels are the most popular…

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    There are 3 different types of energy used by the United States, there is solar, nuclear and wind. These types of energy are different from one another, with their own pros and cons.Nuclear power makes over 20 percent of the United States energy producer. Nuclear energy is when clean energy resource. Nuclear energy originates from the splitting of uranium atoms a process called fission. This generates heat to produce steam, which is used by a turbine generator to generate electricity. Some of…

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