On what basis would you classify energy sources as:

a) Renewable and non-renewable?

b) Exhaustible and inexhaustible?

Are the options are given in (a) and (b) the same?

Asked by Vishal kumar | 2 years ago |  361

1 Answer

Solution :-

(a) Renewable and non-renewable:

Renewable energy sources are those which replenish on their own and are easily available in nature. Like solar energy, tidal energy, wind energy, bio-mass.

Non-renewable energy sources are those which do not replenish on their own and have limited in availability in nature. Like fossil fuels which includes petroleum, coal and natural gas.

(b) Exhaustible and inexhaustible:

Exhaustible source of energy are those which deplete after few hundred years. Like coal and petroleum.

Inexhaustible source of energy are those which do not deplete and are available in abundant quantity. Like solar and wind energy.

Answered by Shivani Kumari | 2 years ago

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