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solar power vs. wind power

01/16/2009 1:03 AM

solar power vs. wind power

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Re: solar power vs. wind power

01/16/2009 1:19 AM

they are all energy from nature.

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01/16/2009 1:23 AM

homework vs. too lazy to use Google

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01/16/2009 1:47 AM

What about them? Energy sources, both expensive to set up but then free electricity. If that is hwk, it must be the easiest one ever...

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Re: solar power vs. wind power

01/16/2009 2:39 AM

Hello

solar power it depend on the sun light .More sunlight it gives more current but it have a limitation. Many or some solar cell connect to series.Now its called solar module. We can store this power in the Battery.when dark or sunlight stop this moment battery can supply to us.

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01/16/2009 4:41 PM

Wind power is all so dependant on sunlight. The more sunlight the greater heating of the air so more air rises. The greater the force of the wind that moves in to replace it. The power generated can also be stored for times of no wind. I don't see a comparison to answer the question.

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Re: solar power vs. wind power

01/16/2009 3:25 AM

Light vs dark

Good vs evil

Happy vs sad

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01/16/2009 4:02 AM

Hook vs slice
right vs left
yin vs yang
Tom vs Jerry
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01/23/2009 1:05 PM

Del the cat vs. Rex the dog

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Re: solar power vs. wind power

01/16/2009 3:32 AM

Windpower is generated from solar power

One requires rotating component , Another (most of the times at least) does not need it.

One can be used to heat food , another can be used to cool it down.

One is radiation Energy (Electromagnetic) - other is mechanical Energy

One makes you warm, other cools you down

One is there at night too, other is not there

One is of doubtful ancestory (carried by photons and what are photons nobody knows) and other are by molecular oscillations and movements (so ancestory is known)

The inefficiency, high capital and the space - are not in Vs so can not talk about them.

PS: did you put the tag in the body and body in the tag ?

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01/16/2009 3:40 AM

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01/16/2009 11:37 AM

All forms of power on the earth, with the exception of nuclear, is "Solar" power.

Hydrocarbons (petroleum based) energy sources are just millions of years worth of solar energy stored chemically. Hydro power is fueled by the sun through evaporation of the oceans. Wind power is derived from the movement of large volumes of air around the planet, because of solar thermal effects on the environment.

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01/16/2009 8:39 PM

Hi JRaef

All forms of energy as per your version is derived from Sun like we mankind on earth are from one parent or from one pair of uni cell multiplied in millions of years may be from power of Sun .For this let us not debate. For the sake of simplicity let us categorise Energy from different sources as follows:-

1. Energy from Heat and light of sun as Solar Energy

2. Energy from wind as Wind energy .

3 Energy from Tidal waves as Wave energy .

4. Energy from Flow of water as Hydel Energy

5. Energy from coal based generators as Thermal Power

6. Energy from different Cells( Battery) as chemical energy

7. Energy from Nuclear Reactors as Atomic Energy

8 From any other source as Miscellaneous Energy

With such a categorisation or similar method differentiate between Solar Energy and Wind Energy . Which one of them are technically proved for large commercial production and how much each will cost in terms of investment per unit of electrical energy generated and what are the effect on ecology in producing energy by both these methods. Let us discuss.

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01/17/2009 5:21 AM

Why argue, comment of JR was as cryptic as the OP

(looks like Echo valley don'i know where my prev post disappeared)

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