Conventional Sources of Energy

Non-conventional Sources of Energy

Conventional sources of Energy have been used since a long time

Non-Conventional sources of Energy are recently discovered sources of energy

They are common and widely used sources

They are relatively new and hence are not widely used. Example - Solar cells are still not widely used

Most of these sources cause pollution when used

Most of these sources do not cause pollution when used

They are non-renewable sources of energy

They are mostly renewable source of energy (except Nuclear Energy)

Example - Fossil Fuels like Coal, Petroleum, and Burning wood

Example   - Solar Energy, Nuclear Energy, Geothermal Energy, Energy from the Oceans

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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 9 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.