Power Generation

So many types, but so many similarities!

Wind power

Uses a totally renewable resource (the wind), but doesn't offer enough energy to meet everyone's demands. Energy storage a problem as well. Does not use the steam cycle, but still uses a turbine, coil and magnets.

Coal power

Non-renewable, dirty (lots of CO2 released) resource used to drive steam turbines. Although coal is abundant, it produces way too many greenhouse gasses and pollution to be a long term energy solution.
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Solar power

Uses photovoltaic cells rather than the steam cycle. The most plentiful of all of the resources used to transform energy, but also the most inefficient. Only about 10% of energy is transformed from light to electrical.