GCSE Renewable Energy Sources (1)

Part 1 (of 2) of Physcis AQA 1B Electricity and Waves Renewable Energy Sources

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  • Renewable Energy (1)
    • Wind Turbines
      • Advanatges
        • No pollution
        • Low running cost
      • Disadvanategs
        • Noisy
        • unreliable
    • Solar
      • Advantages
        • No pollution
        • very reliable
        • Small running costs
      • Disadvantages
        • initially very expensive
        • Small amount of electricity produced
    • Hydroelectric
      • Advantages
        • available on demand
        • No fuel required
      • Disadvanatges
        • Requires flooding a valley to build a dam
        • no use when there is a drought
    • Wave Power
      • Advantages
        • No pollution
        • Low running costs
      • Disadvantages
        • Unsightly
        • Unreliable
        • No energy when low wind
        • Hazard to  boats

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