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Which of the Following Sources of Energy Are Not Derived from the Sun? Biomass, Wind, Ocean Thermal Energy, Geothermal Energy, Nuclear Fuels, Hydroelectricity, Wave Energy, Coal, Petroleum, Tidal Energy - CBSE Class 10 - Science

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Which of the following sources of energy are not derived from the sun?
Biomass, Wind, Ocean thermal energy, Geothermal energy, Nuclear fuels, Hydroelectricity, Wave energy, Coal, Petroleum, Tidal energy

Solution

The forms of energy that are not derived from the sun are geothermal energy, nuclear energy, hydroelectricity and energy obtained from coal and petroleum.

Geothermal energy is the heat energy obtained from the fission of radioactive materials present in the hot rocks inside the earth. Nuclear energy comes from the nucleus of an atom. Hydroelectricity is obtained from the flow of water.

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Solution Which of the Following Sources of Energy Are Not Derived from the Sun? Biomass, Wind, Ocean Thermal Energy, Geothermal Energy, Nuclear Fuels, Hydroelectricity, Wave Energy, Coal, Petroleum, Tidal Energy Concept: Conventional Sources of Energy.
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