Source of Energy

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  • Sources of energy
  • What is a good source of energy

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INTRODUCTION:-

A source of energy is that which is capable of providing enough useful energy at a steady rate over a long period of time.

Energy cannot be created nor can be destroyed. it can only be transfered from one form to another.

Notes

A Good source of energy:

  • Safe and convenient to use, For example; energy nuclear can be used only by highly trained engineers with the help of nuclear power plants. It cannot be used for our household purpose.

  • Provide a large amount of continuous supply of energy per unit mass or volume.

  • Cheap and easily available.

  • It should not pollute the environment.

  • Easy to transport, For example; coal, petrol, diesel, LPG etc. have to be transported from the places of their production to the consumers.

  • Easy to store, For example; huge storage tanks are required to store petrol, diesel, LPG etc.

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