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Wind Power Carla Paulo
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Outline The energy problem What’s wind energy? Current wind energy use Benefits Challenges Recommendations
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Outline The energy problem What’s wind energy? Current wind energy use Benefits Challenges Recommendations
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Energy consumption in the United States Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
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Where does all this energy go? Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
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Problems Increasing population Extinction of fossil fuels Global Warming
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The answer Wind Power
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What’s wind energy? http://windeis.anl.gov/guide/basics/turbine.html
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Now Source: U.S. Department of Energy
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Then Source: U.S. Department of Energy
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Unformatted text preview: Benefits Challenges Recommendations Whats so good about it? Availability Free of charge Reduces U.S. dependence on foreign sources Helps economy Good for the environment Easilly Available Source: http://www.cartoonstock.com/ directory/w/wind_power.asp Outline The energy problem Whats wind energy? Current wind energy use Benefits Challenges Recommendations Still working on Unreliability Less efficient Noise Aesthetics Cost Some may not enjoy this view Source: http://www.toonpool.com/cartoons/wind%20power%20station_15939 Outline The energy problem Whats wind energy? Current wind energy use Benefits Challenges Recommendations Recommendations Research Source: http://www.rpfightingblindness.org.uk/index.php?pageid=274&tln=thecharity Questions?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course PHIL 482 taught by Professor Harris during the Fall '02 term at Texas A&M.

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