Essays Tagged: "Electricity generation"

This essay tell all about alternative energies and how they are important for our environment. It gives different examples of energies and tells how they are better then fossil fuels

le.Wind power is the force of the wind harnessed by windmills and wind turbinesthat convert it into electricity. Because wind is a clean and renewable sourceof energy, modern wind turbines are being i ... y produced by running or falling water that isused for driving machinery, especially for generating electricity. Thedevelopment of hydroelectric power requires storage lakes, dams, bypass canals,and t ...

(2 pages) 151 2 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Greenhouse Effect

and more. These gases come from fossil fuel combustion for industry, transportation, space heating, electricity generation and cooking, and vegetation in natural prairie, woodland and forested ecosyst ... by not using nitrogen-based fertilizers, and also by use less fossil fuel power plants to generate electricity.The greenhouse effect alone could devastate the world, and also the living things on it. ...

(2 pages) 139 3 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The alternate side of wind power

ing new life into the usage of wind power as a clean, renewable, cost-effective means of generating electricity. Wind energy has become one of the most rapidly expanding industries on the planet. The ... atural gas. Recent analysis show that wind power is considerably more environmentally friendly than electricity produced by coal-fired power stations as the renewable wind energy have opened the wind ...

(8 pages) 192 2 4.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Wind Energy

towers with their 30-metre blades moving 60 metres in the air, turning the energy of the wind into electricity. Wind turbines are just the right source of alternative energy because wind power electr ... f wind farms throughout Australia if we are to start the process of reducing our gas emissions from electricity generation. The primary attraction of wind-generated electricity is that it produces pow ...

(2 pages) 94 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

This essay discusses the basic mechanics and characteristics of the ways in which we humans use wind as a tool.

r pumping water, grinding grain and transportation. Windmills (wind turbines) can now even generate electricity! I chose this topic because it seems that the whole world should be running off wind gen ... energy then used to do chores such as water pumping and grain grinding. It is even used to generate electricity.

(1 pages) 38 0 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Energy Sources: Electricity and its Environmental Effects

Humans have become so dependent on electricity; society's evolution to a great extent has been based on it. Without computers, lights, ... ods of transportation and communication, the last hundred years of progress could be set back. Thus electricity could easily be considered man's greatest discovery, it is also generated in such a way ... is not directly linked to the sun, but to unstable nuclei) work in very similar methods to generate electricity. They are used as heat sources, oil, coal, and natural gas are burnt, which heats water ...

(6 pages) 117 0 4.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


Few people in Bangladesh have not suffered from the electricity crisis existing here. Industries have suffered tremendous losses, people have suffered i ... ion. In the mean time there are a many things that general population themselves can do to ease the electricity load and in the process maybe solve to some extend, the electricity crisis. The first st ... , the electricity crisis. The first step would be and awareness among people to stop all wastage of electricity. By turning off lights and fans and other electrical appliances when they are not in use ...

(1 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Biomass: Which energy resource(s) should be developed for the future? To support your choice(s), discuss use, cost, supply, net useful energy yield, and environmental impact.

tation, biopower burning biomass directly, or converting it into a gaseous fuel or oil, to generate electricity, We also can create bioproducts that is converting biomass into chemicals for making pro ... rgy, "Using conventional combustion technology without cogeneration, the estimated cost to generate electricity from biomass ranges from 5.2 to 6.7 cents per kilowatt-hour in Oregon and the Pacific No ...

(4 pages) 72 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Alternate Energies And Fuels

ies, but governments of certain countries also. This is not a very flashy or complicated way to get electricity but it is certainly efficient and does the job. There are many forms of solar energy col ... ne of the most important ones is the use of solar cells which convert solar radiation directly into electricity. A problem however with the solar plates are only about 30 percent efficient, but scient ...

(10 pages) 118 0 4.3 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Comeback of Caterpillar, 1985-2002(Case summary) Strategic decisions at Catterpillar.

ion, transportation, mining, forestry, energy, logistics, electronics, financing and electric power generation.SymptomsGeorge Schefer and Donald Fites faced and overcame many obstacles during their te ...

(3 pages) 100 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies Marketing to Generation Y Table of Contents Introduction_____________________________________ Page 1 · Cor ... oduction Alloy is a catalog and Internet merchant of teen-oriented clothing. It directly markets to Generation Y youths who were born in the United States between 1975 and 1989. Top management is curr ... enues for the company. Advertising space is sold on the web site for sponsors who wish to reach the Generation Y market that has successfully attracted and retained. The other revenue stream ...

(11 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Coal Energy

the heating value of the coal.Over ninety percent of coal is used in the United States to generate electricity. Power plants burn coal to make steam and the steam turns turbines which generate the el ... ed. Bituminous coal is the most abundant of coal found in the Unites States. It is used to generate electricity and is an important fuel used to generate the material needed for steel and iron industr ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


Can Electricity be Differentiated etc.Branding ElectricityYes commodities like electricity, petrol, gas, ... milk etc. can be differentiated and branded.In many countries this has already happened. As far as electricity is concerned a detailed market survey of the actual retails consumers, the mass consumer ...

(3 pages) 18 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What are the benefits and limitations of nuclear technology in generating energy?

mine whether the limitations overweigh the benefits.Nuclear power plants are stations that generate electricity. To produce electricity, these power plants convert other forms of energy into electrica ... nd this is called a chain reaction, and this is necessary in order for the power plants to generate electricity. However, in order for fission to occur, a neutron needs to encounter another 235U withi ...

(6 pages) 26 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays

Cause and Effect: Global Warming

est producer of greenhouse gases that cause global warming. The main causes of global pollution are electricity generation, transportation, industry, agriculture, residential, and commercial. Some gre ...

(3 pages) 69 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Impact of science and Technology on Society - WIND ENERGY

in in Persia. The first Wind mill was built in Cleveland, United States. It was first Wind mill for electricity production. After some year Wind energy was used in various ways and impacted society in ... impacted society in so many advantages ways.By the 1039s Wind mills became most popular to produce electricity in farms of United States. After some year all other country started use of Wind mills. ...

(7 pages) 51 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Biomass Energy; Biofuels

icted oil costs of $100 a barrel-these 10-year contracts guaranteed power purchase rates). By 1990, Electricity generating capacity from biomass (not including municipal solid waste) reached 6 gigawat ... pacity from biomass (not including municipal solid waste) reached 6 gigawatts. Of 190 biomass-fired electricity generating facilities, 184 were nonutility generators, mostly wood and paper. **Biomass ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Acid Rain and how to Scientifically Prevent it

itrogen, Sulfur and Carbon. These compound emissions are emitted from factories, motor vehicles and electricity generation. The discovery of acid rain was 1852 in Manchester England, but only in the 1 ...

(2 pages) 14 1 5.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Human Resources Report

esources processes at their respective companies.Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is an Ontario based electricity generation company whose primary business is the generation and sale of electricity in t ... ectric generating stations and two wind power turbines that generates more than 19,000 megawatts of electricity. OPG employs approximately 12,000 people across Ontario. There are three different types ...

(16 pages) 9 0 0.0 Oct/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Supply chain risk and analysis - coal industry

procurement of the coal from inside the country or from outside, to transportation to processing to electricity generation to delivering the electricity to consumers and industries there are risks. Ap ... e coal reaches India, it is stored in warehouses or transported directly to factories that generate electricity. Once the electricity is generated it is fed into the grid and is supplied to consumers ...

(9 pages) 6 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers