Slides in this set
Which is better?
A fossil fuel plant costs Fossil fuel plants are
less to build and run than more convenient than
a nuclear power plant. the large and difficult to
Capability? handle, nuclear plants.
They both produce
similar amounts of
Although nuclear At current rates of use, the world has
power plants are enough coal for 200 years, oil for 40
dangerous, the gases years and natural gas for 60 years.
from fossil fuel Uranium reserves are good for 50
plants are even more years. The nuclear power plants will
radioactive. last longer.…read more
Renewable and Non-renewable?
Renewable energy resources can be re-used and
can't run out, such as hydropower, wind energy,
solar power, geothermal, ocean thermal and
Non-renewable energy resources can't be re-
used and take millions of years to make, such
as coal, lignite, oil, natural gas, shale oil and
The overall difference is that, renewable
resources can be made again and non-
renewable resources can't.…read more