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What are the non-renewable energy sources?(4) • Coal • Fossil fuels • Gas • Nuclear
What are the disadvantages of non-renewable energy sources?(3) • They run out • Environmentally damaging • Make up most of our energy
What are the renewable energy sources?(8) Wind, waves, tidal, geothermal, hydroelectric, biomass, solar and food
What are the advantages of the renewable sources?(2) • Won't run out • Not as environmentally damaging as non-renewable
What is the disadvantage of the renewable sources? • They don't provide a massive amount of energy and it can't be stored
How are the non-renewable sources used to power generators? • They are usually burned to produce heat energy • Heat energy heats water that produces steam • Steam turns a turbine to produce kinetic energy • Generator transforms kinetic energy in to electric
Which source has a) The longest b) The shortest start up time? a) Nuclear b) Gas
Created by: GuyBrazier