What is energy resource? What are the kinds of energy resources?

The term energy resource refers to any material that can be used as a basis or source of energy. Energy resources are used to generate electricity and other forms of power for human use. There are two kinds of energy resources - Renewable Energy Resources and Non-Renewable Energy Resources. Renewable energy is energy supplied from natural inexhaustible sources and non-renewable energy is energy supplied from sources that exist in a limited amount on Earth. Some examples of Renewable energy resources are hydro, wind, solar, biomass, geothermal etc. and of non-renewable energy are coal, petroleum etc.

published date:May 25, 2014
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