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Alternative

Energy

Name: Wang Boxin


Class: CEL Level 5 01
30 May 2014

Content

2 alternative energy used in today

Where are they used?

Why were they introduced to these area?

Advantages

Disadvantages

How they benefitted both human and environment?

Conclusion & References

The most popular alternative energy


Public Acceptance of different sources of energy

(Source: http://www.green-

peninsula.com/opportunities/reputation/)

Solar Power
Wind Power
Hydroelectric Power
Natural Gas
Coal
Nuclear Energy
0%

20%

40%

60%

80%

100%

Why solar power introduced to these countries?


World Top 5 Solar Power Producers
Measurements are in TWh/year

Ran
k

Country

Year

Solar
Power

Germany

2012

28.0

European
Union

2010

23.1

Italy

2012

Japan

China

Good weather
conditions

The time of the year

18.6

Lack of fossil fuel

2011

3.8

Have sufficient lands

2011

Coastal area
Lack of fossil fuel
Have enough space

World Top 5 wind Power


Producers
Measurements are
in TWh/year

Ran
k

Country

Yea
r

Wind
Power

European
Union

201
0

149.1

United
States

201
1

119.7

China

201
1

73.2

Germany

201
2

45.3

India

201
1

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Why wind power introduced to these


countries?

Advantages and Disadvantages


---Solar Power
Solar Power

Environmentalfriendly
Reduced climate change
Sunlight is free

Advantages

Disadvantag
es

Large areas of lands are


required

Solar collectors are expensive


to built
Only in daytime and sunny

Advantages and Disadvantages


Power
Wind Power
Advantages

Environmentalfriendly
Reduced climate change
Wind is free
Increased efficiency

Disadvantages

The wind strength is not


constant
Wind turbines are noisy
Suited to particular
regions

--Wind

How they benefitted on environment?

Green energy source without pollution

Save natural resources (fossil fuel, coal)

Reduce global warming

No greenhouse gases emission

How they benefitted on humanbeings

Provide electricity

Education (powering lights)

Healthcare (powering facility lights)

Community (street lighting)

Lower costs on electricity fees

Renewable sources

Conclusion

Fossil fuels will run out by 2035

Importance of alternative energy

Especially solar power & wind power

Protect our environment

The future is green energy, sustainability,


renewable energy.

References
http://www.ehow.com/info_8077951_do-need-alternate-sources-energy.html
http://www.benefits-of-recycling.com/disadvantagesofalternativeenergy/
http://www.technologystudent.com/energy1/solar7.htm
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/05/13/3436923/germany-energy-records/
http://nationalatlas.gov/articles/people/a_energy.html
http://www.greenuptown.com/top-5-examples-of-alternative-energy-resources/
http://environment.about.com/od/renewableenergy/tp/renew_energy.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_electricity_production_from_renewable_sources
http://www.theecoexperts.co.uk/what-are-best-conditions-generating-solar-energy
http://self.org/?gclid=CLiS-eCPt74CFZQGvAodzksAzA
http://energyinformative.org/wind-energy-pros-and-cons/
http://www.eco-info.net/fossil-fuel-depletion.html
http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/z/wind-turbines-bright-sunny-day-26500509.jpg
http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/renewable_energy.html