mind map of methods we use to generate electricity

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  • Methods that we use to generate electricity.
    • Water and wind can be used to drive turbines directly.
    • Electricity can be produces directly from the suns radiation.
    • The fossil fules (coal, oil and gas) which are burned to heat water and air.
    • An advantage of underground cables is that no tall vihcles can get caught up in them and no animals get hurt.
    • A dissadvantage of underground cables is that it costs a lot.
    • An advantage of overhead power lines is that they are cheaper to repair.
    • A dissadvantage of overhead power lines is that they are more dangerous to people around them is anything goes wrong.
    • Volcanic areas produce steam which can then be trapped to turn turbines. This is called geothermal energy.

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