List of energy resources

List of energy resources

These are modes of energy production, energy storage, or energy conservation, listed alphabetically. Note that not all sources are accepted as legitimate or have been proven to be tappable.

*Abiogenic petroleum origin
*Alcohol fuel
*Anaerobic digestion
*Animal energy
*Antimatter
*Atomic energy
*Banki turbine - hydro power, like overshot
*Battery (electricity)
*Beer battery
*Bioalcohol
*Biodiesel
*Biodiesel production
*Biofuel
*Biogas
*Biomass
*Bio-nano generator
*Bitumen
*Bubble fusion--a nuclear fusion reaction hypothesized to occur during sonoluminescence, an extreme form of acoustic cavitation.
*Coal
*Coal mining
*Cold fusion
*Combustion
*Compound turbine--two axle, steam
*Deep lake water cooling
*Diesel
*Dyson sphere
*Energy tower
*External combustion engine
*Fast breeder reactor
*Fischer-Tropsch process
*Flywheel (storage)
*Fossil fuel
*Francis turbine
*Fuel--A substance used as a source of energy, usually by the heat produced in combustion.
*Fuel cell
*Fuel efficiency
*Fusion power
*Gas turbine
*Gasohol
*Geothermal exchange heat pump
*Geothermal heating
*Geothermal power
*Green building
*Green power
*Grid energy storage
*Heavy crude
*Heliostat--device that tracks the movement of the sun
*Helium-3
*Hot-Dry-Rock--method to produce geothermal power in places where there is little underground water
*Human energy
*Hydrocarbon
*Hydroelectricity
*Hydrogen economy
*Hydropower
*Implosion
*Kaplan turbine
*Light crude
*Liquid fuel
*Liquid nitrogen economy
*Methane clathrate
*Methanol
*Methanol economy
*Natural gas
*Natural gas field
*Natural gas vehicle
*Nuclear energy
*Nuclear fusion
*Nuclear reactor
*Nuclear reprocessing
*Oil drilling
*Oil exploration
*Oil platform
*Oil refinery
*Oil shale
*Oil well
*OTEC--Ocean thermal energy conversion
*Oxidation
*Peat
*Perpetuum Mobile
*Petroleum
*Photovoltaics
*Piezoelectricity
*Pneumatics--compressed air
*Products based on refined oil
*Propellant
*Pumped-storage hydroelectricity
*Pyrolysis
*Renewable energy
*Savonius wind turbine--wind
*Small hydro
*Solar box cooker
*Solar cell
*Solar chimney
*Solar panel
*Solar power
*Solar power satellite
*Solar thermal energy
*Solar updraft tower--large version of the solar chimney concept
*Solid fuel
*Sonoluminescence--the emission of short bursts of light from imploding bubbles in a liquid when excited by sound.
*SSTAR
*Steam turbine
*Stirling engine
*Straight vegetable oil
*Stranded gas reserve
*Sulfur-iodine cycle
*Sustainable design
*Synfuel
*Syngas
*Tar sands
*Tesla turbine
*Thermal depolymerization
*Thorium
*Tidal power
*Transmutation
*Turgo turbine--impulse water turbine designed for medium head applications
*Tyson turbine--for river flow harnessing
*UASB
*Uranium
*Vacuum energy
*Vibration energy scavenging
*Vortex energy
*Water turbine
*Wave power
*Wind energy
*Wind farm
*Wind turbine
*Wood fuel
*Wood gas
*Zero-point energy


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