What Are The Most Efficient Forms Of Renewable Energy

January 2, 2019

Renewable energy accounted for a tenth of the total US energy consumption in 2015. Half of this was in the form of electricity. The most efficient forms of renewable energy geothermal, solar, wind, hydroelectricity and biomass.Biomass has the biggest contribution with 50%, followed by hydroelectricity at 26% and wind power at 18%.Geothermal energy is generated by harnessing the Earth’s natural heat. There is a tremendous amount stored in the planet with the conduction rate pegged at 44.2 terawatts. According to a recent report, the global industry is expected to produce around 18.4 gigawatts by 2021.

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