Essays Tagged: "Wind farm"

Wind Power by, Yang

WINDPOWERFor human development to continue, we will ultimately need to find sources of renewable or ... l experiment, with our descendents as the subjects.There is a lot of underlying popular support for wind energy and the other renewables in the U.S. but there is a lot of apathy as well. We are blissf ... gas and crude oil. As we do this, the inertia of global warming are quickly building.THE HISTORY OF WIND POWERThe history of wind power shows a general evolution from the use of simple, light devices ...

(4 pages) 155 1 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

UK-Wind Power 2015

Wind PowerIntroductionThe contribution from onshore and offshore wind power could in principle be bu ... s goal.Executive SummaryIt will be possible to achieve the target of 10% of electricity demand from wind power with environmental and social economic benefits and a source sustainable energy. However ... ce sustainable energy. However there needs to be a better perception within the community regarding wind power, this can be done by increasing peoples awareness so as to dispel any misunderstandings a ...

(4 pages) 97 0 4.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Wind Energy

The fastest-growing energy source in the world is the wind. You've seen them, or pictures of them, those giant white turbine towers with their 30-metre bl ... te turbine 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 po ... to preserve the environment, including Victoria's coastline.I have great confidence in the proposed wind farms. You only have to look at what's happened internationally to see that the potential for w ...

(2 pages) 94 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Use of Wind Power Should Not be Encouraged (with counter arguments)

Wind power, a renewable source of energy is slowly gaining acceptance especially in most parts of Eu ... rgy form to replace fossil fuels which are fast depleting. Certain quarters believe that the use of wind power must be encouraged as it is non-polluting resource, cheap and regarded one of the answers ... ironment friendly, not safe, expensive, and takes up a lot of space.First of all, the efficiency of wind power is questionable. Wind power cannot be produced consistently on a daily basis like other f ...

(3 pages) 48 1 3.6 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Analysis of the Impact of Wind farms on the Rural Environment

Analysis of the Impact of Wind farms on the Rural EnvironmentIn this essay I have taken three sources and analysed their argum ... I have taken three sources and analysed their arguments about the positive and negative impacts of wind farms. The main issues are: whether wind farms have an impact on tourism, employment and proper ... ntribute to tackling climate change; their economic impact; and the general public attitude towards wind farms.My first source is taken from the book "The Wind Farm Scam" by John Etherington. Within t ...

(13 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography