P1.2/3 Energy & Efficiency and Electrical Energy

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  • Created on: 11-06-15 21:57

Types of Energy

1. Chemical - energy stored in food, fuel and batteries. It's released when chemical reactions take place.

2. Kinetic - the energy of an object.

3. Gravitational Potential - the energy of an object due to its position above the earth's surface.

4. Elastic Potential - energy is stored in a springy object when it is stretched or squashed.

5. Electrical - energy transferred by an electric current.

6. Light - the only visible form of energy.

7. Sound - energy produced by vibrations.

8. Heat - a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature.

9. Nuclear - energy released by a nuclear


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