All of the World’s Energy Generation Systems in One List
Energy generation today utilizes a wide variety of fuel sources. These can be classified as Combustion/Thermal, Nuclear or Renewable/Alternative. The technology employed also varies depending on the technical requirements of translating or converting the fuel source into useful work. This is usually in the form of electricity.
This list offers you a one-stop understanding of the world’s major energy systems. From the well-known to the controversial, these energy types literally keep our world running.
First a little bit of clarification. We’ll be using the terms power and energy in this article, but what exactly is the difference?