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Importance of Generating Renewable Energy

- Many nations use energy generated from burning fossil fuels like oil, coal and natural gas. However, with the rapid growth of population, the demand for energy is increasing and this means burning fossil fuels to create energy generates emissions such as carbon dioxide and monoxide which in turn affects our environment, health and warms our planet. The long term use of fossil fuels is not viable, therefore, to combat the dependency on fossil fuels, renewable energy sources must be adopted to maintain the economic growth and development and to maintain the environment and prevents more risks of global warming....   [tags: fossil fuels, energy, health risk]

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Metabolic Costs Of Generating Force

- ENERGETCS OF BIPEDAL RUNNING 1. METABOLIC COST OF GENERATING FORCE Summary Similarly sized bipeds and quadrupeds use nearly the same amount of metabolic energy to run, despite dramatic differences in morphology and running mechanics. It has been shown that the rate of metabolic energy use in quadrupedal runners and bipedal hoppers can be predicted from just body weight and time available to generate force as indicated by the foot ground contact. We tested whether this link between running mechanics and energetics also applied to running bipeds....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Generating Response in film Bound

- Generating Response in film Bound The film I have chosen is a crime thriller called 'Bound'. Mafia moll, Violet, finds herself attracted to a female ex-con, Corky. Together they attempt to steal $2 million from Violet's boyfriend, Ceasar. It brings about the question of who can trust who throughout the film. Although it is a crime thriller it also has gangster undertones. I will discuss cause and effect, other films of the same genre, the characters, the settings, if there is equilibrium and any possible theorists....   [tags: Papers]

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Supporting the Expansion of the Darlington Nuclear Facility

- The issue examined in this research paper is the expansion of the Darlington Nuclear Facility as a means of generating more electricity in Ontario. There are many problems and differences of opinion concerning the expansion of the facility. Many are opposed to the expansion due to safety concerns. They worry about the safety of the employees, the environment, and the public. They believe renewable sources of energy are superior alternatives to nuclear facilities. However, many are in support of the expansion....   [tags: generating more electricity in Ontario]

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The Use of Turbine Blades in Generating Electricity

- The Use of Turbine Blades in Generating Electricity Turbines are used in many different ways produce and generate electricity. They are used as gas turbines, coal turbines and steam turbines. Each one has a different property, which makes it unique. Airlines and cars generally run on gas turbines. Steam engines, ships and railway engines run on coal turbines as coal produces a high amount of energy that enables them to run for long length of time before adding more coal. In order for these turbine's to operate well and efficiently with as little maintenance as possible, it is necessary for the turbine's to have well-constructed, well designed turbine blades....   [tags: Papers]

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The Power-Generating Industry of The Kansai Electric Power Company, Inc in Japan

- History The Kansai Electric Power Company, Inc. (KEPCO) is an integrated power generating company that services Kansai region of Japan, which includes the major cities of Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe. KEPCO was founded in 1951 following the approval of a plan submitted by the Japanese government to the General Headquarters of Allied Powers under General MacArthur to reorganize and rationalize the electrical power industry. Following the end of World War II, a serious power shortage prompted KEPCO to expand its generating capacity by focusing on hydroelectric power....   [tags: utilities, nuclearn, energy]

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Personal Understanding of Hydrogen Fuel Cells Being the Future to Generating Electricity

- ... Organic chemistry makes me most enthusiastic, particularly optical isomers. What I find interesting. These molecules can appear to behave in a certain way however behave oppositely, biologically, which highlights where chemistry is an importance and an influence to other sciences. It amalgamates physical sciences, hence why I took physics and biology at AS level to delve into topics where Chemistry is involved. Understanding the structure of these molecules, mechanisms upon reaction and tests to prove what molecules are present at the end are like layers to a blueprint, adding more information to predicting outcomes....   [tags: chemistry, research, academic]

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How Wind Turbines Assist in Generating Alternative Energy

- How Wind Turbines Assist in Generating Alternative Energy Abstract I have researched how turbines assist in generating alternative energy. I found my research primarily from the Internet from sources such as the U.S. Department of energy. I then noted what a wind turbine does to help generate energy, and why it is used as an alternative energy. I also found disadvantages to using fossil fuels, and why it is important to use alternative energy like wind. I then researched how the wind turbine worked and what each specific component of the turbine did....   [tags: Wind Power Energy]

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Generating and Replacing Cardiac Muscle

- Is the differentiation of Cardiac stem cells, (CSC’s) into cardiac myocytes (heart tissue), the best way to regenerate and replace cardiac muscle. Cardiac stem cells z In 2012, the Cochrane Collaboration; an organisation that analyses medical studies, analysed 33 trials which included 1,765 patients concerning stem cells that were injected into their hearts in an attempt to improve the heart’s pumping ability. On average the injected stem cells only increased the heart’s pumping ability by 3-4 percent; the stem cells did not prevent any further heart attacks or produce any new blood vessels....   [tags: cardiac stem cells, myocyte, homeostatic]

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How Important was the My Lai Massacre in Generating Support for the Peace Protest Movement?

- How Important was the My Lai Massacre in Generating Support for the Peace Protest Movement. The Peace Protest Movement was a time in the Vietnam war when people disagreed with it. This was because of a number of things. The amount of money it was costing, The amount of people killed, but it originated largely from the massacre at My Lai. The reason that the happenings in My Lai, 1968 were so unpopular is because it was the first time that people back home, in USA and all around the world saw what was actually happening to innocent citizens who had done nothing wrong, as a result of Search and Destroy missions....   [tags: American America History]

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Generating Real-Time Visual Meaning for Live Indian Drumming

- Generating Real-Time Visual Meaning for Live Indian Drumming Abstract: In this essay, a system developed to generate visual meaning for live performed music is described. Specifically, this system is calibrated to respond to North Indian classical and folk drumming tradition, using custom designed digital musical interfaces, such as the Electronic Tabla and Electronic Dholak. A drum, when struck, does not generate its sound as a record of the force applied, but as an artifact of a physical response to that strike within the artistically controlled conditions of its material state....   [tags: Music Rhythm Drums Musical Essays]

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The Role Of Trade Openness In Generating Economic Growth: A Review of the Literature

- I. Introduction: we live in a globalized world were / economic integration/ Until recently, a growing academic consensus had emerged that both trade policy openness and higher ratios of trade volumes to GDP were positively correlated with growth, even after controlling for a variety of other growth determinants. Attempts to establish a causal link also suggested a positive impact of trade.2 In a sweeping critical survey of this literature, Rodríguez and Rodrik (2001) have suggested that these findings are less robust than claimed, due to difficulties in measuring openness, statistically sensitive specifications, the collinearity of protectionist policies with other bad policies and other...   [tags: Globalization, Variability Index]

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Generating Creative Ideas for Business Through Brainwriting, Brainstorming and Focus Groups

- ... This method also which a mediator will guide the group through an open and in-depth dissuasion to identifies new products. The center will focus either directed or non-directed. The group consists of 8 to 14 participants will be stimulated by the comments from other group members in a creative and develop new product ideas to meet the needs of the market. The focus group is an excellent approach for initially screening ideas and concepts. Existing company can use this method to expand a section or department to be able to achieve greater productivity in its services....   [tags: entrepreneurs, new products, customers]

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Image Generating Techiques Using Information Derived From a Sample

- Introduction Ever since the birth of video games, development costs have grown as hardware and technology have progressively advanced in complexity. As more processing power has been made available games have continued to take advantage of it to produce more detailed simulations and experiences. Is this a new paper of am I stealing around this sentence. This trend of hardware advancement has led to development costs increasing to match the improved ability of available technology as team sizes increase to produce additional content....   [tags: Computing]

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Generating a Mini Project Report Regarding the Monitoring the CMS Performance for Kolej Poly-Tech Mara Kuala Lumpur

- CHAPTER 1 1.1 Project Background The purpose of this document is to generate a mini project report regarding the monitoring the CMS performance for Kolej Poly-Tech Mara Kuala Lumpur. This analysis is conducted because I want to identify the peak hour usage of the CMS. I ‘m choosing to monitor this CMS performance access because I need a specific time to identify the off-peak hour within working hour. All the analysis will give me the benefit as a CMS user to access the CMS during off-peak hour 1.2 Problem Statement There’s a few problem statement can be recognize from the proposal such as: - Student may encounter the slow access to the CMS during peak hour - Within the slow access,...   [tags: content management systems]

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The Procurement Process and Specifications

- Procurement Specifications: The procurement process usually requires crucial planning based on the complexity and size of the specific procurement. The process involves generating and reviewing requirements and specifications for procurement. Generating and reviewing these requirements and specifications is geared towards ensuring effective planning. The most appropriate process for generating and reviewing procurement specifications would include defining the outcome, defining specifications, identifying risks, researching the procurement market, and preparing a business case (“Guidance on the Mandatory Procurement Procedures”, 2005)....   [tags: product specification process]

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Persian/Arabic Script

- Abstract Persian/Arabic script has special complexities that make generating its fonts difficult. Some challenges in Persian/Arabic script generating process are various letters forms, number of dots in some letters and writing cursive forms. Some other challenges are related to the calligraphic art, how to fetch its rules, how to formulate them and how to design its algorithm. Cellular automata (CA) are one of the pattern generation methods. Here we generate typeface patterns by CA. In this paper, Asynchronous two dimensional CA is used for algorithm design of Persian/Arabic Ma'qeli typeface patterns and various neighborhoods are investigated for using patterns generation rules....   [tags: Language]

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Pros and Cons of the Different Types of Power Plants: Hydroelectric, Thermal and Nuclear Power Plants

- In developed and developing countries, sustainable energy source is the most important subject. There are many different methods of energy production and consumption. Using the cheap, abundant and clean energy sources for generating the electricity is the basic idea of production. Electrical energy is generated from different kinds of power plants. These plants can be put into three groups; hydroelectric power plants, thermal power plants and nuclear power plants. Hydroelectric power plants are used the potential energy of water....   [tags: energy source, sustainable energy, power plants]

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Hydro-electric Dams Are Not Eco-Friendly

- ... The La Grande dam project in Quebec has already flooded over about 10,000 square kilometres of area around the dam. The hydro-electric dams are producing large amounts of floods which are starting to cover large amounts of agriculture and forestry. It is has also been said that if there are more dams created in the area it will cover up to 41,285 squared kilometres of land. Finally, the hydro-electric dams are not an responsible form of energy due to the amounts of floods they can create. Hydro-electric dams are not an environmentally friendly form of producing energy because is will cause people to relocate....   [tags: electricity, water, energy, droughts, floods]

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Vattenfall: A Swedish State Owned Energy Company

- Vattenfall is a Swedish state owned energy company with 35,000 employees, with over 17,000 working in Germany. Together it produces heat and electricity from six energy sources: wind, hydro, biomass, nuclear, coal and gas. Throughout much of Europe, Vattenfall, has become a familiar name amongst many of the continents consumers. Vattenfall, which is Swedish for ‘waterfall’, has expanded into many countries including Finland, France, Germany, Poland, Holland and Britain, since 1992. Because of this ambitious expansion program, it has become one of the largest wind power operators in Britain and the third largest electricity producer in Germany....   [tags: business analysis]

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How Team or Group Discussion Processes Can Enhance and-or Impede Creativity in Organizations

- Reliance on group work and teams has become the norm for many organizations across many industries, even in organizations where incentive systems, compensation, and work processes still focus on the individual (Coutu, 2009; Stewart, 1996). As the reliance on teams and group-based work has increased, limitations and concerns with group decision-making have become apparent (Coutu, 2009; Cosier & Schwenk, 1990; Frisch, 2008; Lovallo & Kahneman, 2003). Given the intense pressure to innovate and to develop creative solutions to organizational and strategic dilemmas, teams are often charged with generating creative ideas or solutions (Hirst, Knippenberg, Chen & Sacramento, 2011; Hoever, Knippenber...   [tags: business managment practices]

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Investment in Fixed Assets and Firm Profitability in Textile Sector of Pakistan

- Investment in fixed assets and firm profitability in textile sector of Pakistan Literature Review: Investment is the sacrifice of present condition for the future perspective in which risk lies as the factor that can affect the investment decision. So, the investment in the fixed assets can be checked out through the fixed asset turnover ratio and we can know that how efficiently fixed assets are getting used to generate sales. High fixed asset turnover ratio indicates efficient utilization of fixed assets in generating sales and vice-versa....   [tags: business analysis, strategies]

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The Ethical Concerns of Stem Cell Research

- Stem cell research has been met with major ethical concerns in the media and as a result the research has tried to address the concerns of funding and ethical dilemmas. There are 6 major concerns raised in the review, such as: Tumor Formation, Contaminating Animal Products, Genetic Compatibility, Funding Issues, Selecting and generating the Right cell type from transplantation and new approaches to generating embryonic stem cells (ES). In the use of stem cells, there is room for error, especially in transplanting cells to renew or help cells....   [tags: transplanting, research, disease, stem cell]

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The Pros and Cons of Hydropower

- Since the invention of electricity, mankind has found many ways to generate electricity by using different energy sources. Energy sources can be classified into two main types which is renewable and non renewable or finite energy (Twidella, & Weir, 1985). According to Twindella and Weir (1985) renewable energy is defined as energy that has sustainable sources and can be found in the natural environment. This means that the energy sources can be generated on its own without any human interference (Twidella & Weir, 1985)....   [tags: Energy ]

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The Consequences of Paying College Athletes

- In the Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia’s definition of “Amateur” it states, during the early 20th century “the American intercollegiate athletic system… adopted amateurism, claiming it developed competitors who were morally superior to professionals” (“Amateur”). Amateurism is the concept that athletes should compete without payment. Until recently, playing collegiate sports as an amateur was thought to be a noble calling. As time surpassed, college sports became a commercialized industry, generating billions of dollars in revenue....   [tags: National Collegiate Athletic Association]

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The Good Things About Solar Energy

- A. Good things about Solar Energy. Nowadays, they think about the economics to how become it rise. Here are some possible answers: If you invest properly in your solar power today and take advantage of Any grants and tax incentives, even if your electric Bill Do not Go up as they are forecast too, you will Get Your money back over time. Well, within the time of the equipment and sooner if there is a rate increase in the future. B. The sun has produce a tremendous resource for generating clean and sustainable electricity without toxic pollution or Global warming emissions....   [tags: solar panel, solar power, sustainable electricity]

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Apps that Might Help with Autism

- In Ithaca, New York there is a 7-year-old autistic boy who only spoke to his parents (e.g. I want drink.) Once he was introduced to a horse and an i pad in a special program called Strides. Luke, in an eight-week program using his i pad was able to have his first two-way conversation. He was able to communicate feelings, and express to his friends about how he lost his first tooth. In just this eight-week program Luke is on a whole different playing field when it comes to communication with the help of a tablet....   [tags: use of tablets to improve social skills]

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Working Capital Management

- Working Capital Analysis: Working capital management is critical for business. Inappropriate working capital management will lead to major problems for the operations of the company. Management of the company has to make estimation about future expected sales, costs and so on in order to understand about the future working capital requirements ( This provide guidelines to the management in raising appropriate funds at appropriate time, this will avoid interruption in the business operations....   [tags: Business, cash flow, supply, mega mart]

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We Must Prevent Climate Change

- Climate change, never has such an impending natural disaster been so heavily ignored. While this problem of Greenhouse Gasses holds more long-term implications than any other problem found today, little to nothing has been done to address this problem. Through the last century, industrialization has revolutionized the world, in all aspects of life from comfort to industry. While this has obviously had its benefits, it has also created a world that is almost entirely dependent on carbon dioxide producing technology....   [tags: Global Warming Essays]

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Nursing Job Satisfaction

- Zangaro & Soeken (2007) meta-analysis used a quantitative approach, in which descriptive research was used to collected data to answer questions regarding nursing job satisfaction. Also correlational research was used to attempt to determine whether and to what degree, the relationship between job satisfaction and autonomy, job stress, and nurse–physician collaboration among staff registered nurses existed. Downe, Simpson, & Trafford (2007) meta-synthesis used a qualitative approach, to collect extensive narrative data to gain insights into the accounts of intrapartum midwifery skills, beliefs, philosophies by expert practitioners working in the field of intrapartum maternity.The data was th...   [tags: Nursing Essays]

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The Need for Change: Is the N.C.C.A. Exploiting the Talents of Student Athletes?

- Since 1910, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has been the most dominant collegiate athletic organization in the United States. Originally created to solidify the rules for the various sports of the time, this nonprofit association has grown to a combination of 1,281 conferences, organizations, institutions, and individuals. Based on the NCCA’s Constitution, the primary purposes of the organization is to promote intercollegiate athletics in the United States, to "maintain intercollegiate athletics as an integral part of the educational program and the athlete as an integral part of the student body, [and to] retain a clear line of demarcation between intercollegiate athlet...   [tags: revenue, graduation, quality of life]

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Time Dependence of Partial Integrated Charge Fluctuations in Superconducting Tunnel Junctions (STJs)

- Superconducting tunnel junctions are used as fast high-resolution detectors for X-ray spectroscopy. A superconducting tunnel junction (STJ) consists of two superconducting layers separated by a thin insulating barrier. Biasing the junction at voltage , where is the gap energy of the superconducting material, and is the elementary charge, we can use the STJ as detector. Interacting with superconducting electrode, an X-ray quantum produces an excess of nonequilibrium quasiparticles. Each quasiparticle in the superconductor is a quantum superposition of electron-like and hole-like excitations....   [tags: junction, energy, dependence, noise]

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Which Is The Best Alternative Energy For Cleaning Up Pollution?

- Which Is The Best Alternative Energy For Cleaning Up Pollution. Pollution around the word in these few years has become more serious and critical. Different personal and commercial activities like driving, cooking, watching TV, mining, forestry and manufacturing have severely damaged the ecosystem and environment has. There are different types of pollution happening on earth. They include air pollution, light pollution, noise pollution and water pollution etc. Energy production from fossil fuels creates different pollution problems too....   [tags: fossil fuels, natural resources]

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Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu: A Comparative Study in Micro-Finance

- (In the following sections we would review the existing literature in this field. Then we would proceed to explain our research methodology that we adopt in order to explain the growth of microfinance in the country and bring out the a comparative study of the growth of microfinance in the two states of Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.) Literature Review- Studies analyzing the Micro Financing in India- Micro finance has been a field which has attracted a lot of research work. A review of the major research works of economists and sociologists provide us with interesting insights on issues related to microfinance....   [tags: Economy, development, India]

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The Expanding Demand for Energy and Other Services in Australia

- ... Although the construction procedure of nuclear power plants will substantially deplete the countries funds, they will eventually become a beneficial asset, producing more kilowatts than coal, wind or solar (Burgess, 2013). As more plants are manufactured, it's anticipated that construction costs will decline, making the expense of nuclear generated electricity that much more interesting towards the general public, resulting in a more profitable solution towards generating energy (Burgess, 2013)....   [tags: nuclear power, safety issues]

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Engineering: Design an Electrical Power System For Doors

- Problem Statement: Design a system that generates usable electrical power from the doors in a specific building on campus. Introduction: For years, society has tried to advance technologies in attempt to help better our environment. Engineers, research teams and scientists have continuously struggled with the issue of providing renewable energy. Although we have seen some advances in this field, there is still much that needs to be done. At Binghamton University, sustainability is a main focus....   [tags: sustainability, revolving doors, batteries]

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The Use of Coal for Power Should Continue

- The development of science and technology has led to people considering using alternative fuels to generate electricity. There are many alternative fuels that can generate electricity, such as natural gas, nuclear energy, wind energy, hydraulic power and so on (Fossil Fuels Used to Generate Electricity Power Plant Emissions of North America). According to the statistics by the U.S. Energy Information Administration in 2009, the usage of coal was still the largest source to generate the power. Sources of electricity in the United States were generated by 44.9% of coal, 20.3% of nuclear, 23.4% of natural gas, 1% of petroleum, 6.9% of hydroelectric conventional and 3.6% of others (Electric Po...   [tags: Coal, Energy Generation]

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History of Taxes in the United States

- ... This tax was brought into effect to help make up for the lost income at reducing the already high tariffs and excise taxes that the country had relied on so heavily. It wasn’t until the ratification of the 16th Amendment in 1913 that gave Congress the power to collect income tax. Part of the reason that the 16th Amendment passed was that there was the threat of yet another war. Wars are extremely expensive, and the country could not afford to pay for another one without an increase in revenue from taxes....   [tags: income/payroll/corporate and other taxes]

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Adolescent Writers in Second Language Situations

- Mark O. James studied whether L2 students were preoccupied with surface error correction during the process of generating texts and whether this regular interruption in composition resulted in poorer writing quality. He also wanted to know whether the L2 perceptions of their behaviours accurately reflected observed behaviours and if there were significant differences in fluency of composition between Polynesian and Chinese students. The data was collected by using a behavioural protocol analysis: asking for a rough draft outline of the essay, as well as recording students writing their essays....   [tags: Language ]

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Exploring the Potential of Solar Power

- Introduction and History Solar power is a promising renewable energy source that poses a fair amount of challenges in its implementation. A major challenge towards future, widespread implementation of solar power is solar power’s intermittency. Solar power does not provide energy as regularly and as steadily as nonrenewable energy resources, a hindrance in more widespread adoption and implementation of solar power. Securing energy for America’s energy is not an easy task, but solar power can help to greatly soften the blow, which is why it is worth investigating how solar energy’s intermittence can be a hindrance to more widespread implementation of solar power production as well as how we...   [tags: Alternative Energy]

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Vortex Hydro Energy: An Efficient Alternative

- Vortex Hydro Energy: An efficient alternative Electricity is a fundamental resource to the human race and the evolution of man. It provides us light, cools and warms our homes, heats our water and cooks our food. But do we really understand the impacts our decisions about energy create. Generating electricity requires a fuel source, such as coal or gas. However if we continue to exhaust unrenewable sources of power where will we be in 100 years. So why not harness one of the biggest natural sources of energy....   [tags: electricity generation, hydrokinetics]

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The Benefits of Renewable Energy Resources

- "When it comes to renewable energy, there's no reason America should settle for second best" (Martin Heinrich). The United States is to do what is best for the country and should never settle for second best because second best will eventually become more costly than the first best. Solar power, hydropower, nuclear power, wind power, and biomass power are all renewable energy resources. They come from resources that are naturally replenished from sunlight, wind, rain, and plant waste and are used for generating electricity....   [tags: environmental issues]

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Is Nuclear Power Worth the Risk?

- ... Moreover, radioactive material had been detected in a range of produce, including tea leaves, milk and fish. Many products were banned to be exported to other countries. However, the safety and health of local people were affected by the contaminated products. In addition, radiation from the disaster was spread to several countries nearby, such as China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and North America, Northern Europe and so on via distribution by sea and air. Analysis One issue that has caused a great deal of controversy over the years is nuclear energy, particularly after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster....   [tags: alternative energy resources]

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Taking a Look at Nuclear Energy

- Nuclear Energy “If we are to meet the growing electricity demand in the United States without significantly increasing emissions of greenhouse gases, we must maintain a diverse supply of electricity, and nuclear power must must be part of that mix.” (Judy Biggert; At the current time, fourteen percent of the world’s electricity comes from nuclear power, while twenty percent of America’s electricity is generated by nuclear power. The U.S Department of Energy believes that by 2035, the United States will need to find a way to generate 24% more electricity....   [tags: alternative sources of electric power]

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Hydro-Electric Dams Are an Environmental Disaster

- ... The dam had to have large dimensions for it to produce a large amount of electricity. The dimensions of the dam were too big, resulting in relocation. The people relocated due to the high waters it has stored and the flooding it can cause (Hori, 206-207). Thus, building hydro-electric dams will displace large amounts of people from their houses. Canada should not only think of the pros in approving an project, they should also take a look at the cons. The hydro-electric dams will effect large amounts of Canadian's that live within the area of a dam....   [tags: energy, water, fish, environment, floods]

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Technology and A Viable Energy Source

- Over the past one hundred years electricity has grown to become the sole driving force behind society. Increasing technological advancement and the growing availability of technology will require a viable energy source to meet the growing demand for power in the coming years. Our current primary source of energy is obtained from the combustion of Fossil fuels such as Coal, Oil and Natural Gas. The effects of this are not only detrimental to the environment through the release of pollutants into the atmosphere but Fossil Fuel stores are being diminished fairly rapidly, due to the increase in fuel demand around the world, demonstrating that an alternative source of energy will be required....   [tags: thermal, hydro and wind power]

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The Impact of Nuclear Power

- Nuclear power, the use of exothermic nuclear processes to produce an enormous amount of electricity and heat for domestic, medical, military and industrial purposes i.e. “By the end of 2012 2346.3 kilowatt hours (KWh) of electricity was generated by nuclear reactors around the world” (International atomic energy agency Vienna, 2013, p.13). However, with that been said it is evident that the process of generating electricity from a nuclear reactor has numerous health and environmental safety issues....   [tags: Exothermic Nuclear Process, Electricity Production]

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Wind Power versus Hydro Power

- ... It is measured by a voltmeter and using a 5.25ohm resistor. By investigating generating environmentally safe power from water and wind it will help others and the earth to decrease the pollution,and a person can better understand how electricity can be produce from water and wind. “Using energy more efficiently through more efficient end-uses or through more efficient generation, such as combined heat and power, reduces the amount of fuel required to produce a unit of energy output and reduces the corresponding emissions of pollutants and greenhouse gases....   [tags: renewable energy resources]

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The Great Blackout of 1965

- ... It has been said that on the night of the blackout there were hundreds of supposed UFO sightings. Aftermath The power restoration was uneven. During the night of the blackout teams worked to gradually start to restore power to the blacked-out areas. For example, New York City went dark by 5:27 p.m. on November 9th. By 11:00 p.m. areas of Brooklyn were re-powered. The entire city was not brought back all power until 7:00 a.m. on the 10th (Hunt). Few areas in New York were able to receive power back quickly with the help of the independent generating plant at Eastman Kodak Company in Rochester, New York, which stayed online throughout the blackout....   [tags: Canada and North Eastern US]

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Long Duration Tethered Satellite Experiments

- According to Ruth Netting, the main objectives of the Tethered Satellite System (TSS) experiments were: to test the engineering performance of the TSS, study the electro-magnetic forces at work with the TSS, examine the dynamical forces acting on the TSS, and verify the possibility for the use of tethered satellite systems on future craft, such as the International Space Station (2013). The TSS-1 experiment was flown on the STS-46 mission in 1992, but the satellite only went 840 feet before a protruding bolt caused the reel to jam (Wall, 2011)....   [tags: Spacecraft, Mission, Space]

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Theoretical Analysis of News Article A Working Model: Is the World Experiencing Excess Saving or Excess Liquidity?

- ... Figure 1: Increase in interest rates reduces consumption and investment The author tried to explain the deviation of the IS curve that is from the dynamics of the aggregate definition of demand function Y=C+I+G, where (Y) output is equal to the consumption (C), income is represented by (I) and the expenditures by the Government is denoted by (G). A slight modification is made in this model equation to incorporate the interest rate that entails making consumption and investments a function of the interest rate, Y = C(r) + I(r) + G....   [tags: income, savings, liquity, money]

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The Widespread Use of Offshore Wind Turbines for Low Carbon Power Generation

- We live in a world that is based on Technology, Industry and Commerce. In this fast paced world people have started to realise that we are using more than what we have and in the process destroying our beautiful planet. Methods of cost effective and environment friendly solutions for power are being sought, and one such solution is offshore wind turbines. Offshore wind turbines are a cost effective way of harnessing a commonly available natural resource, the wind. Placing them offshore insures plenty of landmass availability and as research shows more powerful and frequent winds....   [tags: Advantages, Limits, UK]

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How Privacy Preserving Data Mining Protects Your Information

- The popularity of internet as a communication medium, there is an increasing need for distributing data that encompass personal information from large database. With the propagation of information about individual’s personal data available in the databases, data mining is considered as a threat to privacy of data. Extraction of concealed predictive information from large databases is a powerful technology with great potential to support companies focus on the most important information in their data warehouses....   [tags: internet, algorithm, data set]

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The Concept of Ideation: Steps and Procedures

- The development of innovative products always arises from different steps and procedures. One of these procedures is ideation. What is ideation. The term ideation could be elucidated as the process of relating and forming new ideas by conceiving, generating, and implementing them (ideas). It is crucial to point out that it comprises of a several stages of intellectual cycles such as innovation, development, and actualization. According to (Cooper and Edgett, 2008), brainstorming is one of the best techniques of ideation because it provides a variety of ideas....   [tags: development of innovative products]

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Three Concepts to Maximize Shareholders' Wealth

- CFO of a company has the responsibility in maximizing the shareholders wealth without affective the goals of the organization. CFO is responsible for making crucial financial decision of a company. CFO of a company has to play the role of a steward, catalyst, operator and strategist, no investment decision of the company can be made without the approval of the CFO. These roles and responsibilities clearly narrate their significant part in shareholders wealth maximization. There are many ways a CFO can use to maximize the shareholders wealth....   [tags: market, cash flow, revenue]

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Earth's Natural Energy Sources

- INTRODUCTION Renewable energy is energy produced from natural resources such as, wind, sunlight, rain, tides and geothermal heat which can be re-used or replenished. Natural energies (renewable energies) have its advantages and disadvantages. The reliance on fossil fuel is reduced by the sources of renewable energy. Though the use of natural sources has many advantages over the use of fossil fuels, the cost of investment for it can be too high for some people. In this project, I will be highlighting mainly on the sources of natural energy and its advantages and disadvantages....   [tags: Energy]

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Background Information: Google Inc.

- What is Google. Google is a website that has not only transformed the way we process endless information found on the internet, but it has also altered the way we think and talk about the internet. Google is a multinational company that specializes in public computing and internet search technology; it is utilized as a search engine to research documents, news, and using different applications. Since the startup of the company, Google has grown to be recognized by many companies seeking to get more involved with Google and how they intended to change the way people look up information on the Internet....   [tags: Business Analysis ]

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Computer Generated Images (CGI)

- Computer Generated Images, or CGI, is a form of Computer Graphics design, and animations, that make a image look 3D. These images are shown all throughout the media world, industry, and business, such as print media, tv, movies, pictures, commercials, etc. CGI’s have improved rapidly on software that helps our world improve on computer generated imaging. CGI software’s is used to make graphical design for purposes like movies in the theater. CGI companies and software’s, has made the technology age, and its computer has increase in speeds, and has allowed computer graphics programmers, and other companies, to make better quality films, games, and electronic digital photos on their CPU’s, o...   [tags: graphic design]

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Embryonic Stem Cell Research

- Americans are asked by the media to support embryonic stem cell research (ESCR) that uses human embryos. Many Americans favor ESCR because of the potential for benefiting people in need, people racked by disease. This essay goes beyond the emotional issues surrounding ESCR and informs the reader of the scientific background so that he is capable of making a well-informed decision about ESCR.   In August of last year, President Bush approved the use of federal funds to support research on a limited number of existing human embryonic stem cell lines (Bush)....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Nuclear Power

- Nuclear power is a technology that has enormous benefits for humankind. As the demand for energy is only continuing to grow, it has become important to develop energy technology that has good yield and minimal negative side effects. After the harnessing of the atom for use in nuclear weapons, the knowledge of how to exploit the atom became incorporated in nuclear power plants (Corradini 1). These use uranium fuel in a process that releases tremendous amounts of energy to be captured, but also that creates minimal waste and other byproducts....   [tags: Energy ]

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Developing an Underpenetrated Territory

- One of the proudest accomplishments of my professional career was developing an underpenetrated territory for ABC within the New York and New Jersey (NY/NJ) market. I started my career at ABC as a Sales Associate (SA) in January 2010. My primary role was to leverage multiple lead-generation tools ( to create demand and qualify opportunities for the NY/NJ enterprise sales team. The company’s expectation was for each SA to make 75 calls per day and generate one million dollars of pipeline revenue for the field....   [tags: sales, pipeline, marketing]

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What are Muscle Repair?

- 1. List 3 major muscle pairs. What are muscle pairs. Muscles commonly occur in groups of two, called muscle pairs. As one muscle in the pair contracts the other one relaxes, creating movement. The human body is made up of many different muscle pairs, though some are more important than others. Examples of three major muscle pairs are the biceps and triceps for bending and straightening the elbow, the quadriceps and hamstrings for bending and straightening of the knee, as well as the deltoids and lattisimus dorsi for lifting the arm and lowering the arm....   [tags: human body, movement]

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Country Profile Report

- Introduction: South Korea is a country that has developed into one of Asia's most wealthy countries since partition in 1948. The Republic of Korea was proclaimed in August 1948 and received UN-backed support from the US after it was invaded by the North in 1950.The Korean War ended in 1953 without a peace agreement, leaving South Korea technically at war for more than fifty years. Output& Income: Gross Domestic Product& National Income: GDP in South Korea extended 0.90% in the fourth quarter of 2013 over the previous quarter....   [tags: South Korea, Asian Country, Wealthy Country]

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Task 4: Find a published case study you think has been done really well. What makes it such a good example? Selected article: Ethnoscapes as Spectac

- Introduction. The objective of this paper is to describe the key components that, according to John Gerring (2006), make a relevant and adequate use of case studies. The article chosen for this task is placed within the discussion of how place marketing, fostered by neoliberal policy implementation, affects the life of local residents in ethnic enclaves, which are transformed into leisure and tourist zones. We have to consider that by the time this article was published, the concept of ethnospaces, their transformation and policy-impact studies were still at a novel stage....   [tags: ]

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How has Depression, Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, and Schizophrenia Been a Factor for Repetitive Self Harm in Southeast London?

- How has depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and schizophrenia been a factor for repetitive self harm in Southeast London. This question will be approached by using a qualitative research study method. The goal of qualitative research is to hear the silenced voices by exploring a group population where variables can not be easily measured. Interactions among people are difficult to capture, and therefore, existing issues such as gender differences, race economic status and individual differences may not be measured properly by only variables....   [tags: prevention strategies, gender differences]

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McDonald’s The Dollar and Up Menu A burger costs more than $ 1 now.

- McDonald’s is the leading global food service retailer with 1.8 million employees who serve 69 million people in 118 countries each day; from more than 34,000 local restaurants, 80% of which are franchised. ("Getting to know," 2013) I. Establish a sense of urgency McDonalds is facing a financial crisis The Dollar Menu is no longer producing the desired outcomes; providing a drawn for customers and profits for the franchise. The Dollar Menu itself had little opportunity to generate profits directly (6 cents per burger), but the indirect sales of higher profit generating items by customers once they were enticed into the store by the Dollar Menu was the means of generating profits....   [tags: Financial Crisis, Company]

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Power Quality: The Key to Successful Delivery of Quality Product and Operation in Industry

- Power quality (PQ) is the key to successful delivery of quality product and operation in industry. Both electric utilities and end users of electrical power are becoming increasingly concerned about the quality of electric power. The term power quality has become one of the most prolific buzzword in the power industry since from the late 1980s.power quality may also be defined as the degree to which both the utilization and delivery of electric power effects the performance of the electrical equipment....   [tags: electric power production and distribution]

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Success IT Sytems In Companies Do Not Guarantee a Good Delivery of Services

- ... This can only work when the systems are working perfectly. Therefore, another way to reduce all these big budgets on IT innovations and products would be to outsource these services. By doing these, all necessary projects and tasks can be done on time on a low cost budget. The evidence for these is as below; Improvement of services – These non-IT companies can improve their products, offer quality goods and have good customer service skills. This will help attracting more customers without necessarily using IT....   [tags: success, technology, models]

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How Does the Embryo Take Form and Differentiate to Become an Organised Organism?”

- ... A number of methods were used to show this discovery. Embryos were analysed during a whole mount in situ hybridisation, and also by histological techniques (Nonaka & Tanaka, 1998). To view the nodal cilia, fluorescent microscopy using a confocal laser microscope, and immunoelectron microscopy using electron microscopy was used without electron staining (Nonaka & Tanaka, 1998). Electron microscopy was also used with electron staining to view the embryo (Nonaka & Tanaka, 1998). Fluorescent latex beads were used to visualise nodal flow, and the image was projected to a camera, where the fluoresced beads could highlight the nodal flow and differentiate it from all other structures (Nonaka &...   [tags: genes, scientific community]

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Ghost-Free High Dynamic Range Imaging Using Histogram Separation and Edge Preserving Denoising

- In this paper, we introduce a ghost free High Dynamic Range imaging algorithm for obtaining ghost-free high dynamic range (HDR) images. The existing multiple image fusion based HDR method work only on condition that there is no camera and object movement when acquiring multiple, differently exposed LDR images. To overcome such an unrealistic condition, the proposed algorithm make three LDR images from a single input image. For this purpose a histogram separation method is proposed in the algorithm for generating three LDR images by stretching each separated histogram....   [tags: HDR, artifact, digital imaging]

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How Hard Should the Test Instances Be in Instance-Specific Macro Learning?

- 1 Introduction During the instance-specific macro learning experiments [1], we faced a problem in which there was no significant difference between the perfect model and the other models / macro sets. I thought initially that learning in general is not useful. But then I realized that this problem was caused partially by the way I collect data. The test examples were so easy to capture any significant difference in performance between the models. So, we need to make the test instances harder to solve in general....   [tags: Research Analysis]

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Stem Cells: Are Stems Cells able to Generate Cartilage and Bone?

- A stem cell being able to make cartilage and bone seems like a preposterous idea, does it not. With the invention of the microscope in the 1800’s, it was not long before scientists were able to discern that some cells were able to generate and change into other cells. This was the beginning of stem cell research. In 1961, Dr.’s Till and McCullough were studying the effects of radiation on the bone marrow of mice, when they discovered the existence of multipotent stem cells. In 1998, James Thomson at the University of Wisconsin-Madison isolated human embryonic stem cells, then demonstrated how they specialize and rejuvenate....   [tags: human embryo, stem cells]

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Can Banana Value Chain Help Eliminate Hunger in Uganda and Tanzania?

- ... About 70% of harvested bananas are consumed at home by the producers themselves. Only 20% is sold fresh to traders who then supply local, national (urban), and export markets. Only a small amount currently goes for processing into secondary food products. Bananas are a staple food for most individual consumers across all income groups. Cooking bananas (matooke) were most popular followed by dessert bananas. But consumers also bought banana chips, banana juice, banana wine, banana pan cakes (most popular product), banana alcohol/gin/waragi, banana biscuits, and handcraft items like baskets....   [tags: nutritional food, industrial usage, study]

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Sell Diaper Cakes For Profit While Having A Great Time

- With total population estimations soon set to exceed seven billion people, the baby business really is booming. Maybe you're an expectant mother yourself or just a budding entrepreneur aching to stake your claim in a multi-million dollar business. Before you stock up on diapers and ribbon, you should first take the time to develop a practical strategy. You need just two ingredients to successfully sell diaper cakes; a unique product and large scale advertising. Many businesses launched with some of the most unique and well crafted baby items crash and burn, all because of the fact that no real strategy implemented....   [tags: Marketing ]

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Risks, Loss, and Response to Flood Events in the World

- During the past 30 years, 40% of the total number of the flood events in the world occurred in Asia, whereas Southeast Asia is the second worst flood-affected region of the continent, after South Asia (Dutta and Herath 2004). Consequently, risks to lose human lives, goods and environmental assets are increasing. Therefore, understanding flood response characteristics and flood estimates are required not only for design and economic appraisal of hydraulic works, but also for efficient flood management schemes.Myanmar, the second biggest country in Southeast Asia,is highly exposed to flood hazards due to its complex topography and high rainfall intensities during the southwest monsoon season.I...   [tags: watershed, regionalization, hydraulic]

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Guidelines for Recovering Thailand’s Tourism Image After Political Crisis

- Asia Pacific region was the world’s highest growing in terms of the tourism industry in 2004. Therefore, the revenue from tourism industry is one of the significant sources for developing country in this region. According to Zhang, Qu and Tavitiyaman (2009), tourism is playing the major role to enlarge the foreign exchange earnings, increasing the number of international tourists in a growing labor-intensive industry (Richer, 1999). As a result, most tourism destinations attempt to be attentive on their country’s image to raise the number of foreign tourists for generating more income to their nation and local community (Henkel et al., 2006)....   [tags: Tourism]

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Why the United States Should Stop Using Nuclear Energy

- Nuclear energy is a dangerous source of energy that has cost the United States millions of dollars to in building nuclear plants, working cost and the disposal of nuclear waste. The capital costs of nuclear reactors are greater than those for coal-fired plants and much greater than those for gas-fired plants. There have been a number of incidents in the past that have harmed not only people but also the environment in which we live. The United States needs to put an end to the usage of nuclear energy and develop alternative renewable and efficient sources of generating power preferably solar and wind energy....   [tags: radiation, nuclear waste, uranium]

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Can Micro Loans Help Reduce Poverty in Developing Countries?

- ... Micro loans or Micro Financing was first started by Muhammad Yunus in Bangladesh. He started an Organisation called Grameen Bank. The Grameen Bank provides small loans without collateral to small group of borrowers. This small financing group later grew to large micro financing organisation by lending money to thousands of people in the world. With the inspiration of Grameen Banks in Bangladesh several small micro financing institutions sprang up around the world and a new movement called International Microfinance Movement began in all the major continents of the world....   [tags: sustainable development strategies]

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Time Dependence of Partial Integrated Charge Fluctuations in STJs

- Multiple tunneling of quasiparticles in a superconducting tunnel junction (STJ) detector increases the fluctuations in the measured charge. To optimize the energy resolution of an STJ detector, it is necessary to know the time dependence of the integrated charge and its noise. In this work, the theory of branching cascade processes was applied to the process of quasiparticle multitunneling. The duality nature of quasiparticles and the coupling of the quasiparticle and the phonon subsystems were taken into account....   [tags: superconducting tunnel junctions]

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Is Renewable Energy a Viable Option for South Africa?

- Renewable energy is energy that comes from sources that are restored naturally on a human timescale. This includes: sunlight, waves, tides, water, rain and geothermal heat. Roughly 16% of the world’s energy consumption is supplied by Renewable sources. Wind Energy Wind energy is the form of renewable energy that converts the wind energy from the wind currents into energy that can be useful to man. This is done using windmills (for mechanical energy), wind turbines (for electricity), sails (to direct ships) and wind pumps (for drainage or water pumping)....   [tags: wind energy, hydroelectric energy]

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