Renewable Energy Sources

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  • Renewable Energy Sources
    • Wind Power
      • Can be unreliable
      • NIMBY Issues
      • There is high potential for expansion in the UK
      • Can be noisy
      • Renewable
    • Solar Power
      • Expensive
      • Some locations get more sun than others
      • Renewable
      • This energy source is not continuous
    • Nuclear Power
      • Produces less air pollution  (does not enit Co2
      • Safer and more efficient than they used to be
      • Could reduce greenhouse emissions by 128 m tonnes per year
      • They take 10 years to build
      • Can cause contamination, radiation and heat pollution
    • Biomass
      • Accessible and cheap to run
      • Removes nutrients from the soil


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