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Energy Erin

  1. 1. Alternative Energy Sources By Erin L
  2. 2. Solar <ul><li>Solar energy is energy that is provided by natural sunlight. </li></ul><ul><li>The thought of using sunlight was first used by Greeks, Native Americans, and Chinese. They faced their houses toward the sun, causing it to heat. </li></ul><ul><li>Solar energy is mostly used today for converting it into electricity. </li></ul><ul><li>Solar power can be used as a cheap way to heat water. </li></ul><ul><li>Cooking is another way to utilize the sun’s energy. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Solar Plant
  4. 4. Wind <ul><li>Wind power is converted using wind turbines. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s produced in mass at wind farms in isolated areas that don’t have many other ways to get power. </li></ul><ul><li>Windmills are used to pump water, it’s rare to see them today but there are still some around and working. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Wind turbines
  6. 6. Hydroelectric <ul><li>Hydroelectricity is electricity made by hydropower. </li></ul><ul><li>The power is mainly made from the energy of the dammed water moving a water turbine and generator. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Hydroelectric Dam
  8. 8. Biofuel <ul><li>Biofuel is an abbreviation for bioorganic fuel. </li></ul><ul><li>Sugar cane can be used to produce biofuel. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Biofuel
  10. 10. Resources <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydroelectricity </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_energy </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biofuel </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydroelectricity </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind_power </li></ul>

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