How has the traditional use of wind and water energy been modified for our convenience?

 

Answer

Wind energy

Traditionally, wind energy was used through windmills to lift water from a well and to grind wheat into flour.

Now, the traditional use of wind energy has been modified.

Now wind energy is used to generate electricity through wind-powered generators. 

 

Water energy

Traditionally, water/hydro energy was used for rotating the water wheels and to drive water-mills to grind wheat into flour.

Now, the traditional use of water/hydro energy has been modified.

Now water/hydro energy is used to generate electricity with the help of hydro-power plants..

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 14 Class 10 - Sources of Energy

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