The Engineering Challenges of Renewable Energy: 15 Things You Didn't Know About 2 days ago   11:32

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This week we are looking at renewable energy sources and why we need them. We’ll explore hydropower, wind, geothermal, and solar power, as well as some of the challenges, and how engineers are working to make their use more widespread.

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RESOURCES:
http://www.energyenvoys.org.uk/sites/default/files/Non-renewable%20and%20renewable%20resources_0.pdf
https://whatsyourimpact.org/greenhouse-gases/carbon-dioxide-emissions
https://www.renewableenergyworld.com/hydropower/tech.html
https://www.iea.org/topics/renewables/hydropower/
https://twitter.com/nationalgriduk/status/1014255303175626754
http://www.engineeringchallenges.org/9082.aspx

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Comments 241 Comments

Wowow Slippy
I hate her voice
Brady Robertson
who else is here because of school........................LOL
Tyler Gray
whos watching this at school?
Christopher Mitchell
Renewable Energy creates more pollution and harm to environment than fossil fuels and nuclear. Solar is expensive clearing land and killing animals and reptiles. Solar is unreliable and not sustainable, so people will burn wood and coal in each individual home to compensate for what solar lacks. What will be done with spent solar paneling ? What is used in the process of the panels ? The renewable energy will kill off more land, trees, animals, and create more pollution. Fact.
Devin
batteries
Sabit Md AsAd
Is it possible to get electricity by using mass & kinetic energy?
Dan Victor
You can work and research renewable energy following the career of Chemical Engineering
gzcwnk
not 1/2 century, 1/4
Verminskyi
Hi guys. I was working control for the England V Columbia game and this weekend we dealt with just less than 50% renewables on the GB system. Any questions about how we manage renewables on the system let me know. Geography, asynchronous machines etc.

Else if people want more I suggest a free download of MacKay's Sustainable Energy Without the Hotair.
Kyle Vining
Um maybe you should mention how cheap solar energy has gotten in the last decade?
Loui Coleman
It’s actually already possible with solar + batteries. The challenge is just to scale up and reduce costs.
Ateisme
Nuclear and CCS is the only solution while we wait for renewables to scale up.
Mohammad Juma
@ 1:40 a wind turbine used by mistake when you was talking about steam engine. Use steam turbine animation would be better
Austin
Who is this speaker? You never show her name or why we should be listening to what she says. Please include the name and title/field of work your presenters are in if you want them to have any credibility. For all we know, as the audience, you could have just picked up this good lookin' brown girl off the street because it would attract more views. Obviously I'm sure that's not the case and I imagine she's an engineer of some discipline, but those new to the channel don't know who she is.
Ansh Agarwal
We need dyson sphere
Kurzgesagt
Rahsaan Footman
Has CC covered storage and transmission of power? I remember as a teen wondering why batteries weren't used. It wasn't until college that i learned that isn't just about generating power but also the voltage and amperage. (How much and how strong the electrical power coming to you) In this is a Crash Course, but those things play a big part in power generation.
surkew RASOUL
NUCLEAR FUSION GUYS ...its the most difficult to make i know but it seems to worth it because of what it can do for us in the long term
Celina K
Monopolies, patents, planned obsolescence
Vlad Nesas
"the power of the sun.. in the palm of my hand"
Zach Burt
Your very clear bias against non-renewables is ironic given the large number of plastic products in your background.
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