Greenenergy Jēkabs Cers Smiltene Trīs Pakalni Primary School 6th grade LATVIA
Whatisgreenenergy? • environmentalyfriendly • obtainfromrenewableresources (renewableorinexhaustible)
WindEnergy • Wind Generators • Wind Turbines start to produce energy at the wind speed of 2,5 m/s • Wind Energy In Europe has already been used for 800 years • the amount of emissions in the atmosphere decreases
EffectoftheWindFarmsonenvironment • every year approximately 5 000 birds die In the Altamont Pass Wind Farm (USA) in collision with Turbines and Power Lines • Affectshuman health • Spoils landscape
GreenEnergyinLatvia • renewable resources – in the year 2010 - 35% -mostly wood and hydroresources To a lesser extent - Wind -Straw -biogas • Planned in the year 2016 to reach 37%.