Uses of energy

The purpose of producing energy is to meet three types of societal needs:
- Mechanical work (electrical equipment, for example)
- Heating supply
- Heat removal (cooling systems)

Energy does not disappear, it merely changes form. Different forms of energy have different qualities and degrees of usefulness ... more

Heat production
Combined Heat and Power systems use fuels, both fossil and renewable, to produce electricity or mechanical ... more
   
Electricity production
Electricity generation was first developed in the 1800's using Faradays dynamo generator. Almost 200 years later we are still using the same ... more
 
 
Uses by sources
All forms of energy are stored in different ways, in the energy sources that we use every day.  These sources are... more
   
Uses by sectors
The industrial sector uses about one-third of the total energy. The residential and commercial sectors combined use even more than this ... more
 
     

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