Energy resources #SOYER1314

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Energy resources #SOYER1314

  1. 1. Energy resources
  2. 2. Energy resources •Two important groups: RENEWABL E Comes from resources which are naturally… on a human timescale. NON RENEWABLE Resources that don’t renew itself at a sufficient rate
  3. 3. Geothermal energy •Thermal energy •Generated and stored in the Earth Source: Energy Information Administration, Geothermal Energy in the Western United States and Hawaii: Resources and Projected Electricity Generation Supplies, DOE/EIA-0544 (Washington, DC, September 1991).
  4. 4. Solar energy •Radiant light and heat from the sun •Harnessed •Technologies AUTOR: U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nadine Y. Barclay DATE: 9 October 2007 SOURCE: Solar panels connect to base electric grid http://www.nellis.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123071269 image http://www.nellis.af.mil/shared/media/photodb/photos/071009-F-0136B-001.jpg
  5. 5. DATE: 5 October 2005, 19:19 SOURCE: Windmills in China?{D7 AUTHOR: 林 慕尧 / Chris Lim Wind energy Date: 29 Septembe r 2008 Source: Own work Author: Hans Hillewaert Wind turbines Electrical power Windmills Water pumting Sails Date: August 2008 Source: Own work Author: Ben Franske Mechanical power Windpunds Date: 2004 Source: Own work Author: Lourdes Ca Propel ships Date: 1 June 2010 Source: Own work Author: Patrick Wernhardt
  6. 6. Hydraulic energy Derived from the energy of failing water and running water. AUTOR: Tennessee Valley Authority
  7. 7. Petrol energy • Used primarily as a fuel • Most expensive AUTOR: Original uploader was Flcelloguy at en.wikipedia DATE: 2007-03-15 (original upload date) SOURCE:Originally from en.wikipedia
  8. 8. Source: http://resourcescommittee.house.gov/subco mmittees/emr/usgsweb/photogallery/ ; English Wikipedia, original upload 3 August 2004 by Chris 73 Carbon energy • First mineral fuel • Used as a fuel for trains Date: 18 February 2009 Source: Own work Author: FK1954
  9. 9. Gas energy It is a fossil fuel Layers of buried plants and animals Expose to intense heat and pressure over mountains of years
  10. 10. Nuclear energy •Use of sustained nuclear fission •Generate heat and electricity Nuclear power plant Dukovany, Czech Republic. AUTOR: Petr Adamek DATE: October 2005.

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