Transmission of Electricity

Q: Why the voltage is stepped up before transmitting electricity over long distance? A: Stepping up the voltage can reduces the current in the cable. This reduces the power loss in the cable during transmission.   [This image is shared by its author Aatu Liimatta in Wikipedia Image. This file is licensed under the Creative … Read more

Sources of Energy Used to Generate Electricity – Wind Energy

Wind Power[This image is shared by Wagner Christian. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.5 License. ] Advantages The advantages of using wind as a source of energy to generate electricity are. It is renewable energy. It does not pollute the environment. It is suitable for the mountain area because the wind speed in the mountain … Read more

Generation of Electricity

Renewable and Non-renewable Energy The frequently asked questions related to this topic are: what is renewable energy? the examples of Renewable and non-renewable energy and the advantages of using renewable energy. Renewable energy sources are the energy sources which can be continuously replaced. Examples of renewable energy are: Hydro energy Solar energy Wind energy Geothermal … Read more