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Hydro Energy

Hydro energy is the most important renewable energy resource. It has a lot of advantages over other energy resources . Also, it is one of the pollution free energy resource. Most of the hydro-electric power plants that generate electricity are built in remote areas that are far away from the cities....

Hydropower Is An Under-utilized Resource in Jamaica.

4_Energy-Hydropower Discuss this statement, indicating the pros and cons of using this form of energy. Flowing water creates energy that can be harnessed and converted into electricity. This is called hydropower, and as the name suggests, its source is water, (hence the ‘hydro’). Energy from flowing water is arguably the...

How Do Wind Turbines Work

Wind turbines operate on a simple principle. The energy in the wind turns two or three propeller-like blades around a rotor. The rotor is connected to the main shaft, which spins a generator to create electricity. Click on the image to see an animation of wind at work. So how...

Wind Power

In an era where the use of fossil fuels has been proven to be harmful to the environment (and humans in general) alternative sources of energy and electricity are sought. One of the obvious sources is the wind to produce wind power. Wind power means using the wind – harnessed by...