Month: April 2021

Advantages and disadvantages of hydroelectric power

Advantages and disadvantages of hydroelectric power

Hydro/Water-power is the Power obtained from falling water. it is the Most widely used renewable source of energy.it is Used to generate electricity (HEP) when falling water is directed to turn turbines connected to generators to produce electricity. Advantages of hydroelectric power It doesn’t pollute the environment. It’s inexhaustible. Hydroelectric power can be transmitted over …

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7 types of ocean tides

7 types of ocean tides

The tide is a periodic rise and fall in the level of the ocean and other large water bodies. Tides occur when the moon and to some e the sun exert a gravitational pull on the water bodies on the earth. A lunar day is time taken by the earth to complete one rotation with …

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Advantages and disadvantages of geothermal energy

advantages and disadvantages of geothermal power

Geothermal Power is the Steam from underground is heated when in contact with hot rocks.The steam finds its way to the surface through fissures or cracks.The steam is tapped and used to turn turbines and thus generate electricity e.g. at Olkaria in Kenya. Advantages of geothermal power Cheaper as no fuel is required to turn …

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Sugarcane farming in Kenya

Sugar Cane Growing In Kenya

Sugarcane is a coarse perennial grass belonging to the Saccharum family. It was introduced in Kenya in 1902 by an Australian farmer whereby commercial growing began in Miwani, Kibos, and Ramisi. Main Growing Areas Nyanza: Muhoroni, Miwani, Chemilil and Awendo.Coastal: Ramisi.Western: Mumias, Nzoia, Kabras, Nambele Conditions Favouring Sugarcane growing (requirements) Physical High temperatures(21◦c-27◦C) High and …

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