Monthly Archives: August 2013

Wind Power

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Wind Power For centuries, the energy created by wind has been caught and used for milling, pumping and other things. Only in the past 50 years or so have we started to use wind energy to generate electricity on a small and large scale. Advantages: Wind energy is there to use, it is renewable, clean Continue Reading

Coal Power

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Internationally, coal is currently the most widely used primary fuel, accounting for nearly 36% of the world’s electricity production.  It is likely to remain this way until at least 2020.  Coal has traditionally dominated the energy supply sector in South Africa, from as early as 1880 when coal from the Vereeniging area was supplied to Continue Reading