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ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES

-By Debdatta Chakraborty


IT(3
rd
yr)-B-96
16-04-2014


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About Alternative Energy Sources

An energy source that can be used
instead of fossil fuels.


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Some Alternative Energy Sources
Solar Power
Fastest growing
alternative energy.

Uses energy
transmitted by suns
heat & light.

Has two types
active solar power &
passive solar power.
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Some Alternative Energy
Sources(contd)
Wind Power
Generation of
electricity using wind
to turn turbines.

Can be used for
mechanical tasks, e.g.
pumping water.




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Some Alternative Energy
Sources(contd)
Water Power
Power that is derived
from the weight or
motion of water.

Used as a force to
drive machinery.
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Some Alternative Energy
Sources(contd)
Geothermal Energy
Thermal energy generated
and stored in the Earth.

It is clean, reliable and cost
effective.
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Advantages of using natural sources
of energy
Needs to be utilized in a manner.
Several types.
Produces little or no waste products.





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