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keshav asked in EnvironmentGreen Living · 8 months ago

when is energy generated?

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  • 8 months ago

    Energy cannot be created or destroyed, only converted between different forms.

    That is one of the most basic principles of science.

    Chemical energy stored in fossil fuels, wood etc. can be converted to heat by burning.

    Heat can be converted to mechanical or electrical energy

    Sunlight can be converted to heat or electrical energy.

    Etc.

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    • Robert J
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      8 months agoReport

      Mass is consumed in the process so it's just another "conversion", not energy from nothing.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    A lot is generated when I fart, that's for sure!

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