Advantages & Disadvantages
Solar - Adv - Infinite energy supply and own electricity supply.
Dis - Manufacture of solar panels can be costly.
Wind - Adv - Can be found singularly and many together in farms. Infinite energy supply.
Dis - Expensive, it can spoil the countryside (people arguing)
Tidal - Adv - Ideal for an island, generate a lot of energy and help prevent flooding.
Dis - Expensive, negative impact on wildlife and may reduce tidal flow
Geothermal - Adv - infinite energy supply, used successfully in some countries like New Zealand and Iceland
Dis - Expensive to set up, only works in areas of volcanic activity and dangerous.
Hydroelectricity - Adv - creates water reserves as well as energy supplies.
Dis - costly to build, can cause flooding dams have ecological impacts.
Biomass - Adv - cheap, available source of energy, long term sustainable energy source.
Dis - when burned, gives off atmospheric pollutants, only a renewable source if crops are replanted.