Energy Transfers involved in Generating Electricity

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Wind
Turns kinetic energy into electrical energy by turning blades which turn the generator
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Water
Tidal barrage converts kinetic energy into electrical energy by turbines and generator; hydroelectricity converts GPE of the water to kinetic energy and then electrical energy by a generator
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Geothermal Energy
Energy is converted from heat to kinetic to electrical
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Solar Heating
Heat and light energy is converted into electrical by solar panels
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Solar Cells
Transform light energy directly into electrical energy by generating a direct current
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Nuclear
From nuclear energy to heat energy to kinetic energy and finally to electrical energy
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Water

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Tidal barrage converts kinetic energy into electrical energy by turbines and generator; hydroelectricity converts GPE of the water to kinetic energy and then electrical energy by a generator

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Geothermal Energy

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Solar Heating

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Solar Cells

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