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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