Coal under domestic use can generate energy in the form of heat and light which are used for cooking. A greater quantity of coal can be used to generate more heat energy to convert water into steam power in order to produce electricity e.g. the Orji river power station uses. Coal for the generation of its electrical energy.
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This is the energy from the sun. it is used to dry wet things such as clothes and agricultural products like cocoa, beans.
This is one of the earliest form of energy used by man. This is used to drive windmills. It is also for irrigation purpose and the lifting of water out of deep wells to provide fresh water for cattle.
This a new source of energy which is only popular is developed countries such as the USA, Russia etc. It is produced by splitting Uranoum of hydrogen to release energy.
Thermal Power Stations: Another major source of electricity generation in Nigeria is through termal energy. These are giant generator which are fueled by coal, natural gas or petroleum.
Thermal power State found Types of fuel used
- Afam IV Rivers Gas
- Egbin Lagos Gas
- Ijora Lagos Petroleum
- Orji Anambra Coal
- Sapele/Ugheli Delta Gas