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What is the most powerful source of energy?
The sun is our most powerful source of energy. Sunlight, or solar energy, can be used for heating, lighting and cooling homes and other buildings, generating electricity, water heating, and a variety of industrial processes.
What is the safest form of energy?
Nuclear energy, for example, results in 99.8% fewer deaths than brown coal; 99.7% fewer than coal; 99.6% fewer than oil; and 97.5% fewer than gas. Wind, solar and hydropower are more safe yet.
What are the most promising forms of energy in the ocean?
Three of the most promising are tidal energy, wave energy, and algal (or algae) fuel. Tidal energy harnesses the power of ocean tide s to generate electricity. Some tidal energy projects use the moving tides to turn the blades of a turbine.
Is hydroelectricity renewable or non-renewable?
While it is renewable, large-scale hydroelectricity can have a large ecological footprint. Biomass has been an important source of energy ever since people first began burning wood to cook food and warm themselves against the winter chill.