This fascinating book explores the pros and cons of the top 25 green electricity technologies, illuminating how each technology works and detailing the key hurdles each emerging energy strategy has to overcome before it becomes a viable option. * Suggests a low or no-cost activity, research project, or demonstration that students can undertake for each energy technology topic * Contains content specifically written for intermediate and middle school audiences * Provides inquiry and discussion questions to engage students' critical thinking skills * Includes a list of qFor Further Readingq suggestions with every entryOcean water can only heat the working fluid a couple of tens of degrees. The steam is low-pressure steam ... Most of the electricity that the plant produces is gobbled up pumping water to make the plant run. An OTEC plant is very inefficient.
|Author||:||Kendall F. Haven|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2011|