EVPP 111 Lecture - Energy - Renewable Energy - Wind - Student - Fall 2010

EVPP 111 Lecture - Energy - Renewable Energy - Wind - Student - Fall 2010

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Unformatted text preview: Energy: Renewable Energy – Wind Wind EVPP 111 Lecture Energy: Renewable Energy Energy: 3 Renewable energy types 3 Wind Wind 3 what it is 3 history 3 utilization methods 3 use patterns 3 use trends 3 general advantages 3 general disadvantages Energy: Renewable Energy Energy: 3 Renewable energy types 3 Wind Wind 3 what it is 3 history 3 utilization methods 3 use patterns 3 use trends 3 general advantages 3 general disadvantages Energy: Renewable Energy Energy: 3 Renewable energy types 3 Wind 3 What it is 3 Indirect form of solar energy 5 Energy: Renewable Energy Energy: 3 Renewable energy types 3 Wind Wind 3 what it is 3 history 3 utilization methods 3 use patterns 3 use trends 3 general advantages 3 general disadvantages Energy: Renewable Energy Energy: 3 Renewable energy types 3 Wind Wind 3 what it is 3 history 3 utilization methods 3 use patterns 3 use trends 3 general advantages 3 general disadvantages Energy: Renewable Energy Energy: 3 Renewable energy types 3 Wind 3 Utilization methods 3 Wind turns turbine – various designs Integrated wind turbines produce 11-15% of building’s electricity Bahrain World Trade Center Wind Wind energy video at http://video.msn.com/video.aspx?mkt=en-US& http://video.msn.com/video.aspx?mkt=en-US& (3:59) iClicker Question iClicker 3 According to this video, US experts predict that by According 2030 wind could supply how much of America’s power? power? 3 3 3 3 3 A. B. C. D. E. 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% iClicker Question iClicker 3 According to this video, which of the following leads According the western hemisphere in wind production, producing enough power to supply 1 million homes? producing 3 3 3 3 3 A. B. C. D. E. California Kansas Texas Saudi Arabia Australia iClicker Question iClicker 3 According to this video, the successful program on According the island of Samso in Denmark is the result of people involvement and ________ ? people 3 3 3 3 A. B. C. D. Technological advances Lack of other power alternatives Government incentives The power of the free market at work World’s World’s largest wind turbine video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQxp6QTjg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQxp6QTjg (2:44) iClicker Question iClicker 3 According to this video, how tall is the world’s According largest wind turbine? largest 3 3 3 3 3 A. B. C. D. E. 6000ft 135ft 135m 126ft 126m Wind Wind turbine alternate design video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNudnI5tzf8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNudnI5tzf8 (2:02) Wind Wind turbine alternate design 2 video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLa_NY5U1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLa_NY5U1 (0:41) Wind Wind turbine alternate design 3 video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxMh18SG http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxMh18SG (0:51) iClicker Question iClicker 3 According to these videos, differences in the design According of wind turbines give a variety of advantages except _______. _______. 3 3 3 3 A. Ground access to mechanical parts for easy installation A. and maintenance and B. Improved safety to birds and bats due to slower rates of B. spin spin C. Greater beauty than traditional designs D. Increased stability in turbulent winds Energy: Renewable Energy Energy: 3 Renewable energy types 3 Wind Wind 3 what it is 3 history 3 utilization methods 3 use patterns 3 use trends 3 general advantages 3 general disadvantages Energy: Renewable Energy Energy: 3 Renewable energy types 3 Wind Wind 3 use patterns Energy: Renewable Energy Energy: 3 Renewable energy types 3 Wind Wind 3 what it is 3 history 3 utilization methods 3 use patterns 3 use trends 3 general advantages 3 general disadvantages Annual growth of renewable energy sources Annual Cost is a drawback Cost energy Energy: Renewable Energy Energy: 3 Renewable energy types 3 Wind Wind 3 what it is 3 history 3 utilization methods 3 use patterns 3 use trends 3 general advantages 3 general disadvantages Energy: Renewable Energy Energy: 3 Renewable energy types 3 Wind 3 Advantages 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 No emissions (post-manufacture) Efficient (EROI =23:1, nuclear=16:1, coal=11:1) Scalable Double use of land (i.e. wind farm + ranch) Low cost electricity Moderate capital cost Land or sea based Low environmental impact Quick construction Energy: Renewable Energy Energy: 3 Renewable energy types 3 Wind Wind 3 what it is 3 history 3 utilization methods 3 use patterns 3 use trends 3 general advantages 3 general disadvantages Energy: Renewable Energy Energy: 3 Renewable energy types 3 Wind 3 Disadvantages 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 Requires steady winds Needs back-up for when winds aren’t steady Requires large land area Noise pollution Visual pollution Hazards to birds and bats Potential human health impacts Risks to neighboring homes of businesses from Risks structure failures structure Wind Wind turbine noise videos at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I75cQImRc4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I75cQImRc4 (2:47) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsYiC2aF6c (0:38) Wind Wind turbine effects on bats video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRqu4WiLQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRqu4WiLQ (1:05) iClicker Question iClicker 3 According to this video, which type of winged animal According is killed most often at wind turbines? is 3 3 3 A. B. C. birds bats beetles iClicker Question iClicker 3 According to this video, bats are killed at wind According turbines because ____. turbines 3 3 A. they are hit by the blades B. Because a drop in air pressure caused by the blades B. causes blood vessels in the bats lungs to burst causes Wind Wind turbine human health impacts video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lm0Oe8J6q http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lm0Oe8J6q (2:15) Wind Wind turbine syndrome video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRCekFYW http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRCekFYW (4:38) Wind Wind turbine shadow flicker video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbIe0iUtelQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbIe0iUtelQ (2:38) iClicker Question iClicker 3 According to these videos, reported human health According effects from wind turbines include all of the following except _____. following 3 3 3 3 A. B. C. D. Difficulty sleeping Increased appetite Headaches Ear problems Wind Wind turbine fire video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKkTUY2sl http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKkTUY2sl (0:56) Wind Wind turbine dangerous explosion video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egeQU7iOm http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egeQU7iOm (1:16) Wind Wind turbine ice throw video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EmYe2u6J http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EmYe2u6J (2:35) Wind Wind turbine crash video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbMO7ufAT http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbMO7ufAT (2:18) iClicker Question iClicker 3 According to these videos, problems that can be According experienced by wind turbines include all of the following except _____. following 3 3 3 3 3 A. Catching on fire B. Spin uncontrollably and break apart C. Stop spinning for no reason when the wind is blowing D. Fall over E. Develop an accumulation of snow and/or ice that could E. be thrown off be The End The ...
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