Month: March 2021

Advantages of solar energy

Advantages of Solar Energy

The following Advantages of Solar Energy Cheap because it’s obtained from sunlight which is not paid for. Requires minimal maintenance once tapping equipment has been installed. It does not pollute the environment like fossil fuels (environmentally friendly) Can be stored in batteries and used when there is no sunlight. It’s inexhaustible i.e. available as long …

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Problems facing the tana river project

Problems Facing the Tana River Projects

The following Problems Facing the Tana River Projects Shortage of capital to purchase spare parts has interfered with the maintenance of machinery in the powerhouse. Fluctuation of the water levels of R. Tana because of drought in the catchment areas and evaporation because of flowing through the dry Nyika region which affects power generation. Siltation …

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Factors influencing atmospheric pressure

7 Factors influencing atmospheric pressure

Atmospheric pressure it is the weight (force) of the air exerted per unit area on the earth’s surface. It is mathematically expressed as:Pressure = Force/Area The weight of air is the vertical column exerted from the upper limit of the atmosphere to the earth’s surface which is approximately 1.034kg/cm3 over the sea level. It is …

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Factors influencing wind transportation and deposition

Factors Influencing Wind Transportation and Deposition

The following are Factors Influencing Wind Transportation and Deposition: Wind velocity: when speed decreases strength also decreases and its ability to transport so wind starts to deposit materials. Wind direction- Winds blowing from different directions converge and cause the load to collide causing some of it to be deposited. Nature of desert surface: Wind transportation …

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