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Biomass, Green fuel

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The biomass cycle
 
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Chipping biomass at Drax
 
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Biomass store, Drax
 
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Station powered by chicken manure
 
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Processing biomass
 
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Harvesting coppice willow
 
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Elephant grass or miscanthus
 
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Miscanthus grows very tall
 
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Miscanthus harvesting
 
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Miscanthus harvesting
 
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Peanut husks
 
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Wood chipped
 
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Wood pellets
 
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Coppice willow cycle
 
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Processing the coppice
 
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Coppice harvester
 
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Coppice willow in full growth
 
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Woodchips
 
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Wood fuelled power station
 
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Wood store
 
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Coal fired power

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Drax power station
 
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Aerial view of Drax power station
 
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Coal bunker,Drax
 
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Coal delivery
 
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Coal yard,Drax
 
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Coal train, Drax
 
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Pulverising mills, Drax
 
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Pulverising mill, Drax
 
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Pulverising mill schematic
 
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Turbine hall, Drax
 
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FGD at Drax
 
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A control room
 
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Eggborough power station
 
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Ferrybridge power station
 
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'Parsons' generator
 
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Ratcliffe on Soar cooling towers
 
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Ratcliffe on Soar cooling towers
 
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Ratcliffe on Soar chimneys and cooling towers
 
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Ratcliffe on Soar coal train
 
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Ratcliffe on Soar coal yard
 
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Ratcliffe on Soar coal yard
 
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Power station schematic
 
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Power station schematic
 
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Internals of a steam turbine
 
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Steam turbine
 
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Steam turbine
 
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Steam turbine
 
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Working on a steam turbine
 
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Tubes in the condensor
 
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Geothermal power

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Geothermal binary plant schematic
 
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Geothermal diagram
 
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Geothermal diagram
 
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Geothermal plant
 
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Geothermal plant
 
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Geothermal power station
 
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Geothermal activity in Iceland
 
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Geothermal activity in Iceland
 
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Geothermal activity in Iceland
 
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Geothermal turbine
 
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Hydro Electricity

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Explanation of a hydro electric plant
 
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Explanation of a hydro electric generator
 
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Hydro electric at Dinorwig in Wales
 
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Stwlan Hydro dam in Wales
 
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Turbine hall in the Hoover dam USA
 
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Turbine hall
 
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Hydro electric dam
 
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Hydro electric dam
 
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Overspill on a hydro dam
 
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Ingur, Georgia, hydro power station
 
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Itaipu hydro power in Brazil, South America
 
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Hydro electric dam
 
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Theodore Roosevelt Hhydro plant USA
 
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Miscellaneous

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600 megawatt stator
 
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Cooling tower diagram
 
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water streaming through the plastic packing
 
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Cluster of cooling towers
 
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Inside a cooling tower is mostly empty space
 
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Cleaning the inside of a cooling tower
 
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Plastic packing used to make small droplets of water
 
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Water vapour NOT smoke venting from cooling towers
 
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Base of cooling towers
 
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Nuclear Power

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Nuclear power plant diagram
 
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Nuclear reactor diagram
 
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Wylfa, Wales, power station
 
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Trawsfynydd power station
 
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Dungerness power station
 
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Hartlepool Power station
 
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Sizewell A
 
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Sizewell stations
 
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Sizewell B power station
 
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Typical control room
 
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Typical control room
 
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Control rods
 
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Control rods
 
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Pressurised water reactor
 
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Looking down into the reactor
 
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Protests against nuclear power
 
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Protests against nuclear power
 
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Solar Power

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How solar cells work
 
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How solar cells work
 
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England, solar powered house
 
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Hysperia, California, solar powered station
 
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Next generation of solar power
 
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Next generation of solar power
 
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Uses of solar power
 
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Uses of solar power
 
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Uses of solar power
 
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Uses of solar power
 
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Tidal Power

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240MW Tidal power plant. River Rance,France
 
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Proposed sheme for tidal power River Severn, England
 
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Diagram, how tidal power works
 
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Diagram, how tidal power works
 
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Transmission

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Warning sign
 
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Transmission lines
 
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Transmission lines
 
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Transmission lines
 
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Checking the lines by helicopter
 
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Transmission line damage from strong wind
 
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Transmission line worker
 
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Transmission line worker
 
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Working on local power lines
 
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Step down transformer 400KV-275V
 
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400 KV circuitbreaker
 
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Substation
 
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Substation
 
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Substation
 
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Substation
 
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Switchstation
 
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Wind Power

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Traditional Mediterranean wind power
 
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1930s photo of wind power
 
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Small wind turbines
 
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How wind turbines work
 
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An army of wind turbines
 
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Nordex wind turbine
 
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Turbines on pasture land
 
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Turbines at sea
 
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Turbines on a hill side
 
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Turbines in the desert
 
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Wind turbines at sunset
 
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Wind turbines of the future
 
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Wind turbines of the future
 

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