Energy resource Challenge

Energy resource Challenge - In the Alternative energy video...

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In the “Alternative energy” video the first energy resource they talk about wind generators is about wind generators. These wind generators are pretty much tall towers with enormous fan blades which rotate using the wind force. These generators create electricity when the wind, forces the blades to rotate. Wind generators are currently in use in the United States and Europe, and it’s proving to be an efficient method to create electricity. Another source mentioned in the video is solar power. Solar power is generated when solar panels collect sun light beams which turn gears in a generator providing energy. The video also mentions the production of bio fuels like ethanol which it has been in use since the gas crisis of the 70’s. The ethanol fuel is basically made out of the corn, but, according to the video scientists is experimenting with the material that is left behind by the farmers after they collect the corn and other harvest leftovers. One of the challenges of using this renewable energy sources is the amount of
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2010 for the course SCIENCE 275 taught by Professor Erasme during the Fall '09 term at University of Florida.

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