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CLIP 1462

Wind farms (pt 2/3)

Wind farms (pt 2/3)
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Key Info
  • Wind farms (pt 2/3)
  • Duration: 05:00
  • Focusing on one wind farm and discuss the way in which the electrical energy is generated by the turbine. The clip argues the efficiency of the wind turbine is less than that of a fossil fuel power station. The expense of wind generated electricity is discussed, along with issues such as siting the farms and integrating the generated power into the National Grid, given its variability.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Phys: Electricity - Generation

  • Keywords: energy sources, wind power, wind turbine, generator, efficiency, sustainable, renewable energy
Ideas for use in class
  • This clip could be used a stimulus in a discussion about the pros and cons of different energy resources.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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