What are the advantages and disadvantages of renewables?

During this lesson, you will learn how renewables contribute towards the UK's energy mix and the advantages and disadvantages of using them as an energy source.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of these energy sources are 'non-renewable'? (Select two)

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Q2.Which of these energy sources is not a fossil fuel?

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Q3.In 2018, what percentage of the global energy mix came from fossil fuels?

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Q4.Which of these statements are advantages for using fossil fuels? (Select two)

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Q5.How many years of coal is left in Poland?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these energy sources are 'non-renewable'? (Select two)

Select two (2) boxes

1/5

Q2.Which of these energy sources is not a fossil fuel?

2/5

Q3.In 2018, what percentage of the global energy mix came from fossil fuels?

3/5

Q4.Which of these statements are advantages for using fossil fuels? (Select two)

Select two (2) boxes

4/5

Q5.How many years of coal is left in Poland?

5/5

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of renewables?

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Q1.Which are examples of renewable energy? (select two)

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Q2.What was the share of renewable electricity generation in the UK in 2020?

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Q3.Which country had the highest share of renewable energy in their energy mix in 2017?

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Q4.Which type of renewable energy uses food, plants and animal waste for energy?

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Q5.Which type of renewable energy uses hot water and steam for energy?

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Quiz:

What are the advantages and disadvantages of renewables?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which are examples of renewable energy? (select two)

Select two (2) boxes

1/5

Q2.What was the share of renewable electricity generation in the UK in 2020?

2/5

Q3.Which country had the highest share of renewable energy in their energy mix in 2017?

3/5

Q4.Which type of renewable energy uses food, plants and animal waste for energy?

4/5

Q5.Which type of renewable energy uses hot water and steam for energy?

5/5

Lesson summary: What are the advantages and disadvantages of renewables?

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