Question

State two advantages and two limitations of using wind energy for generating electricity.

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Answer

Advantages of using wind energy for generating electricity —

  1. Does not cause any kind of pollution.
  2. It is an everlasting (renewable) source of energy.

Limitations of using wind energy for generating electricity —

  1. The wind farms can be established only at places near the coastal areas where wind blows around the year steadily with a speed not less than 15 km h-1.
  2. A large area of land is needed for the establishment of a wind farm.

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