A REVIEW ON ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF WIND ENERGY

Sovanara, Chan and Firdaus, Firdaus and Rusdianasari, Rusdianasari (2016) A REVIEW ON ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF WIND ENERGY. Proceeding Forum in Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST) 2016. ISSN 2461-0739

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Abstract

The environmental impacts due to technology application have been an interesting and environmentally issue for researcher and engineers worldwide. The environmental impact of wind power when compared to the environmental impacts of fossil fuels, is relatively minor. Compared with other low carbon power sources, wind turbines have some of the lowest global warming potential per unit of electrical energy generated. Wind energy, commonly recognized to be a clean and environmentally friendly renewable energy resources that can reduce our dependency on fossil fuels, has developed rapidly in recent years. Its mature technology and comparatively low cost make it promising as an important primary energy source in the future. However, there are potential environmental impacts due to the installation and operation of the wind turbines that cannot be ignored. The impacts of the wind energy on the environment are important to be studied before any wind firm construction or a decision is made. Positive and negative impacts of wind energy have been broadly explained as well as. It has been found that this source of energy will reduce environmental pollution and water consumption. However, it has noise pollution, visual interference and negative impacts on wildlife.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: wind energy, environmental impacts, clean energy
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions: General > Proceeding and Seminar
Depositing User: Administrator EPRINTS POLSRI
Date Deposited: 30 May 2017 06:02
Last Modified: 30 May 2017 06:02
URI: http://eprints.polsri.ac.id/id/eprint/3573

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