Renewable energy sources

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  • Created on: 14-05-16 22:45

1. Which of these is not a negative for using crops as biofuels?

  • To make palm bio diesel they are clearing vast areas of the rainforest-releasing CO2 into the atmosphere and preventing potential absorbtion of CO2 from the atmosphere
  • Largely Carbon neutral if you ignore the Carbon emissions from transporting/harvesting the fuel.
  • Food prices have increased.
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2. What is the installation costs for solar cells (heats water)

  • £3000-£5000
  • £999
  • £2000

3. For how many hours each day will it be generating electricity?

  • 14 hours a day-2 incoming/outgoing tides a day
  • 3 hours a day
  • 24 hours a day

4. How long will the proposed lagoon tidal power plant last?

  • Will have a much shorter life span than a nuclear reactor
  • 120 years-4 times as long as a nuclear reactor
  • As long as a coal fired power station

5. Where is Strangford Lagoon

  • Congleton
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scandinavia

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