Sources of Energy Used to Generate Electricity – Wind Energy

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The advantages of using wind as a source of energy to generate electricity are.

  1. It is renewable energy.
  2. It does not pollute the environment.
  3. It is suitable for the mountain area because the wind speed in the mountain area is relatively high.


The disadvantages of using wind as a source of energy are.

  1. A large area is needed to build the windmills.
  2. The windmills will produce a high level of noise.
  3. The power generated is inconsistent due to the inconsistent of the wind speed and wind direction.