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Alternative Energy - Wind Power
Transcript of Alternative Energy - Wind Power
for wind power
Currently there are plans to build wind farms across BC Wind Power has been used for over 1000 years
It is environmentally friendly
Causes minimal habitat destruction Prevented BC Hydro from producing new power
Wind power stations are expensive to build
No incentives or tax breaks Unappealing scenery
The propellers can kill birds In 2003 Benefits of Wind Power Concerns with Wind Power Hide details easily So.... this problem has been eliminated in newer models Wind Power and Humans Access to westerly winds from the Pacific Ocean
Vegetation and buildings not in the way Quick and easy to build
If more wind farms are built, the cost of wind energy will drop
Wind power is becoming the cheapest source of energy
The cost of windpower is rapidly falling
Pollution free and does not require any fuel Offshore windfarms $ ...because of incentives and tax breaks the provincial government - from 38 cents per kilowatt hour in the 1980s to 2 cents migration routes should be considered when building wind farms According to the Canadian Wind Energy Association - it would take less than 5% of Canada’s land to generate enough wind power to fuel the entire nation because of incentives and tax breaks To Sum Up: Wind Power is renewable
It is available everywhere
It does not harm the environment
Can be built quickly A wind farm is a group of wind turbines in the same location used for production of electric power