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Animations on Renewables

  • The Power Grid Simulation
    Intended to provide teachers with a simulation of power grid of diverse sources, over diverse places, across subsystems by a Java Applet.
     
  • Renewable Energy Sources: - Solar, Wind, Geothermal, Hydro
    Intended to provide teachers with additional resources for introducing children to renewable energy, this animated Flash presentation walks the viewer through solar, wind, (natural gas?), hydro, and geothermal powers

    http://www.teamipc.com/showcase/comedflash.php
     
  • How Does a Wind Turbine Work?
    Wind turbines operate on a simple principle. The energy in the wind turns two or three propeller-like blades around a rotor. The rotor is connected to the main shaft, which spins a generator to create electricity. Wind turbines are mounted on a tower to capture the most energy. At 100 feet (30 meters) or more above ground, they can take advantage of faster and less turbulent wind. Wind turbines can be used to produce electricity for a single home or building, or they can be connected to an electricity grid (shown here) for more widespread electricity distribution.
     
  • Bio-energy - Educational Links - Solar Wind Geothermal Hydro
    This educational web site created by IEA Bioenergy Task 29 has the aim to inform you about the oldest source of energy used by men. Inside you will learn about modern use of biomass in a wise, clean and sustainable manner.
     
  • Enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) - Geothermal
    Also sometimes called engineered geothermal systems, offer great potential for dramatically expanding the use of geothermal energy. Present geothermal power generation comes from hydrothermal reservoirs, and is somewhat limited in geographic application to specific ideal places in the western U.S. This represents the 'low-hanging fruit' of geothermal energy potential

    http://www1.eere.energy.gov/geothermal/egs_animation.html
     
  • Florida's Ocean Energy Landscape - Sea
    Francis X McAfee and I completed this animation, from concept to completion, in 10 days. It ultimately served as a tool to win the Center for Ocean Engineering 5 million dollars from the Florida Technology and Research board. The animation was described as "instrumental in communicating our technical concepts quickly and efficiently."
     
  • Wind Power Association - Wind
    A Consumer's Guide to energy efficiency and renewable energy

    http://www.eere.energy.gov/consumer/your_home/electricity/index.cfm/mytopic=10501
     
  • Renewable Energy From the Deep Ocean - Sea
    Renewable Energy From the Deep Ocean

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x59MptHscxY
     
  • Wind is Free - Wind
    A simple, animated statement.
     
  • Solar energy - Solar


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