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ENERGY SYSTEMSThe following is a summarized narrative discussed in the Wikipedia Web encyclopedia.1 In order to differentiate forms of alternative energy sources, it is important to understand the various definitions of energy. Energy in physics, chemistry, and nature occurs in numerous forms, all of which imply similar connotations as the ability to perform work. In physics and other sciences, energy is a scalar quantity that is a property of objects and systems and is conserved by nature.Several different forms of energy, including kinetic energy, potential energy, thermal energy, gravitational energy, electromagnetic radiation energy, chemical energy, and nuclear energy have been defined to explain all known natural phenomena.
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