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CONTENT Renewable Energy
  1. Meaning of Renewable Energy
  2. Uses/Advantages of Renewable Energy
  3. Misuse/Disadvantages of Renewable Energy
Non-renewable Energy
  1. Meaning of Non-renewable Energy
  2. Uses/Advantages of Non-renewable Energy
  3. Misuse/Disadvantages of Non-renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

Meaning of Renewable Energy

Renewable is the energy from a source that can last forever or that is replaced naturally. Examples of renewable energy are: (i) Solar energy (ii) Wave energy (iii) Hydro-energy from hydroelectric dams that have generators turned by water to produce electricity (e.g. Kanji dam, Shiroro dam). (iv) Biomass/Biofuels (v) Wind energy which is a source of energy used to run windmills to produce electricity. Wind power is not common in Nigeria as in overseas countries. Sun, wind and water will always exist and hence termed renewable energy.

Uses/Advantages of Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is useful or advantageous for the following reasons:

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