Feature Report: Measuring Energy

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Units of Measurement for Primary Energy Sources

The mass and volume of fossil fuels and biomass can be expressed in different ways. The growth of renewable energies has popularized certain units of measurement such as watt-peak and meters per second.

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Gasoline is sold by the liter (or by the gallon in the United States and the United Kingdom). © THINKSTOCK

Measuring Non-Renewable Energies

Measuring Renewable Energy Sources