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Factsheet : Energy in All Its Forms

Summary Factsheet : Energy in All Its Forms

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In this factsheet, review your knowledge of the different forms of energy. Learn more about low carbon, renewable, fossil or primary energy converted into secondary energy through the video. Finally with the game “how well do you know energy ?" , check your level in a fun way. Let's play!

Planète Energies is offering factsheets on energy-related topics to help make learning and revising fun. On each factsheet, you will find a short video with a game or exercise related to the topic covered. Planète Energies is also a YouTube channel on which you will find all our instructive videos.

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Production d’énergie éolienne

Primary energyAll energy sources that have not undergone any conversion process and remain in their natural state.. refers to natural energy “sources”, including fossil fuels such as coalCoal is ranked by its degree of transformation or maturity, increasing in carbon content from... , oil and natural gas, and low-carbon energy sources such as nuclear and renewable energyEnergy sources that are naturally replenished so quickly that they can be considered inexhaustible on a human time scale... that emit little-to-no CO2See Carbon Dioxid . Renewable energy comes from sources like hydro, solar, wind, geothermalDescribes the technology used to tap subsurface heat to produce energy... , biomassIn the energy sector, biomass is defined as all organic matter of plant or animal origin... and waste, and have the advantage of never running out. Primary energy sources are converted into secondary energySecondary energy is energy produced by converting so-called primary energy, or energy available in its natural state in the environment... and energy carriers, which are easier for humans to use. Examples include electricityForm of energy resulting from the movement of charged particles (electrons) through a conductor... , heatIn the field of statistical thermodynamics today, heat refers to the transfer of the thermal agitation of the particles making up matter... , fuelFuel is any solid, liquid or gaseous substance or material that can be combined with an oxidant... and hydrogenThe simplest and lightest atom, the most abundant element in the universe. .

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