Presentation on theme: "Wind Turbines & Solar Panels Which is Better?. Technology Comparisons On average a turbine will produce 3 million KWh of Electricity per year Commercial."— Presentation transcript:
Technology Comparisons On average a turbine will produce 3 million KWh of Electricity per year Commercial Turbines cost 1-2 million dollars to make. Wind Turbines The earth will absorb 3, 850, 000 joules of energy from the sun per year. Commercial Solar Panels cost 10-20 thousand dollars to make. Solar Panels
Solar Panels use the heat from the suns rays to energize themselves The Sun produces lots of energy every year Solar Panels have no environmental issues
Solar Panel Pricing Commercially bought solar panels cost much more than home-made ones Solar Panels have a low dollar/watt ratio Solar Panels were part of the second generation of Green Energy
Wind Turbines Wind Energy will reduce air pollution by one third Wind Energy is really a form of Solar Energy One Turbine can supply power for roughly 200 homes
Wind Turbine Pricing A utility wind turbine will cost between 1.3 and 2.2 million dollars per MW capacity A residential micro-turbine would cost about $250 to cost and $100 to maintain A small turbine will cost about $2,000-$8,000 per kilowatt
Final Decision Solar Panels! I chose solar panels because they produce more electricity in a day than humans will ever need. Solar Panels cost much less to make than wind turbines and have a lower kw/dollar ratio.