Session 2 – Energy Sources and Uses
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Topics

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Sustainable, renewable definitions
Energy def...
Definitions
• Sustainable Energy
• Renewable Energy
• Non-renewable Energy

T. Ferguson, University of
Minnesota, Duluth, ...
Definitions and Relationships
• Discussion of fuels and typical units:
– Food (kg-cal)
– Gasoline (btus)
– Natural gas (bt...
U.S. Energy Supply - 2007

T. Ferguson, University of
Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
US Energy Supply - 2006

T. Ferguson, University of
Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
Renewables - 2007

T. Ferguson, University of
Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
Renewables - 2006

T. Ferguson, University of
Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
Potential U.S. Electric Energy Resource
Concentrations

T. Ferguson, University of
Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
Sources and Uses of Electricity - 2007

T. Ferguson, University of
Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
Sources and Uses of Electricity, 2006

T. Ferguson, University of
Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
Environmental Impacts
All Technologies Have Adverse Impacts

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Extraction
Refining
Transportation
Operations
Deco...
Atmospheric Impacts
CO2, in million metric tons

Source: EIA

T. Ferguson, University of
Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
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Session 2 energy sources and uses

  1. 1. Session 2 – Energy Sources and Uses • • • • • • • • Topics Text, Chapter 1 Sustainable, renewable definitions Energy definitions and relationships Energy sources and conversions US Energy supply and usage Contribution of renewables US electrical sources and uses Environmental impacts T. Ferguson, University of Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
  2. 2. Definitions • Sustainable Energy • Renewable Energy • Non-renewable Energy T. Ferguson, University of Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
  3. 3. Definitions and Relationships • Discussion of fuels and typical units: – Food (kg-cal) – Gasoline (btus) – Natural gas (btus) – Electricity (kwh) – Solar radiation (watts) – Cosmic Radiation (electron volts) • Conversions • Absolute energy content (eq. 1-14) T. Ferguson, University of Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
  4. 4. U.S. Energy Supply - 2007 T. Ferguson, University of Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
  5. 5. US Energy Supply - 2006 T. Ferguson, University of Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
  6. 6. Renewables - 2007 T. Ferguson, University of Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
  7. 7. Renewables - 2006 T. Ferguson, University of Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
  8. 8. Potential U.S. Electric Energy Resource Concentrations T. Ferguson, University of Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
  9. 9. Sources and Uses of Electricity - 2007 T. Ferguson, University of Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
  10. 10. Sources and Uses of Electricity, 2006 T. Ferguson, University of Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
  11. 11. Environmental Impacts All Technologies Have Adverse Impacts • • • • • Extraction Refining Transportation Operations Decommissioning T. Ferguson, University of Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.
  12. 12. Atmospheric Impacts CO2, in million metric tons Source: EIA T. Ferguson, University of Minnesota, Duluth, 2008.

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