Energy Technology

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465 quad (2005)

Global Energy Consumption

350 mill. btu per person

US per capita energy consumption (not change in 20 yrs.)

1814 (increase coal)

steam locomotive

1910 (increase hydropower, petroleum, natural gas)

tungsten lightbulb

1885

automobile (Benz)

1769

steam engine (Watt)

1792 (increase wood)

gaslights (Murdoch)

1800

battery (Volt)

1837

telegraph (Morse)

1858 (increase coal)

internal combustion engine

1940

color tv

1945 (nuclear)

atomic bomb

1947

transistor

30 (1950) now 100 quad

US energy consumption

Saudi Arabia, Russia, US, Iran, China

main oil producers

104

Nuclear plants in US

23

percent US coal consumption

8

percent US nuclear consumption

40

percent US oil consumption

8

percent US renewable E consumption

23

percent US natural gas consumption

US, China, Russia

top Energy consumers

China, India

Rate of increase in energy consumption is greatest in these countries

only produces water and heat (61,000btu/lb

why hydrogen ideal fuel

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