Wind energy

By: Lizbeth Arce and Audrey Moore

How wind is formed and how it is used

  • Wind is formed when the sun heats one side of the atmosphere differently than the other side.
  • We use wind to turn turbines so that the turbines generate electricity

Is wind a renewable resource

Wind is a renewable resource and renewable means that an energy can be replenished

Guaranteed to be pollution free

Advantages

The resource is a clean fuel source and wind energy doesn't pollute the air like power plants that rely on combustion of fossil fuels,such as coal and natural gas.wind turbines don't produce atmospheric emissions that cause acid rain or green house gases

Disadvantages

Wind farms are noisy and may spoil the view for people living near the.They also use up space and when there is no wind there is no energy.

Where wind is more abundant

The top 5 Countries where wind is most abundant are

  • The United States
  • India
  • France
  • Germany
  • Spain

Harmful effects

Windmills create lots of noise while hardnessing the wind and uses up a lot of area for the farms and housing.they may not be polluting the world but they need a lot of metal to be made.