1 Estimated Annual Renewable Electricity
2 Solar Energy
3 Total Primary Energy Supply — From Sunlight
4 Wind Energy
5 The amount of power produced by a wind turbine depends on three variables
- geothermal energy
- hydro energy
- ocean energy
- solar energy
- wind energy
- uranium and thorium
The sun is the ultimate source of energy, without the sun our planet would be a kind of cold dead rock.
Humans have been using the sun as an energy source for many thousands of years – just think about agriculture and how that would work without sunlight – but the industry of using solar
energy to create electricity is in its relative infancy.