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How is electricity generated in your state? Nuclear, natural gas, petroleum, coal, and other renewables. 9: How did the fuel sources for electricity in your state change between 2001 and 2010? the amount of nuclear decreased and the amount of natural gases used increased 10: How did the fuel sources for electricity in the United States as a whole change between 2001 and 2011? Reduced the amount of coal used 11: Which state had the biggest changes in fuel sources for electricity from 2001 to 2010? Nevada 12: Describe the changes in fuel sources for electricity in that state. In 2001 they used more coal than any other source, but in 2010 the amount of coal used is less than a quarter of the fuel sources used. 13: Turbines are also used at hydroelectric power plants.What kind of energy is used to turn the turbines at a hydroelectric plant? Mechanical energy is used to turn the turbines at a hydroelectric plant. 14: Describe the flow and conversion of energy in a coal-fired power plant. chemical energy in coal is turned into heat energy as coal is burned.Then the heat energy is used to heat water to steam, which turns turbines. 15: What happens to the electrical energy when it reaches your house? What does electricity make possible?List the ways that you use electricity in your house. The electricity travels through wires inside the walls to the outlets and switches all over your house. I use electricity to charge and power my devices and turn on my lights, heat my house, and cool it when its hot. 16: What changes occurred in the mix of fuel sources used to generate electricity in the United States between 2001 and 2011? Coal use decreased.
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3/24/2020 Response Summary for Electricity: sources and challenges 3/3 17: Nuclear use stayed about the same. 18: Natural gas use increased. 19: Hydroelectric use stayed about the same. 20: Renewable fuel use increased.
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