Energy resources are the different ways of supplying an energy form.
- Chemical energy is an energy form.
- Food, oil, coal, gas, petrol, turf and wood are some of the resources which supply chemical energy.
- Kinetic energy is an energy form.
- Waves, tides, wind and falling water are some of the resources which supply kinetic energy.
There are many different energy resources.
They can be split into renewable and non-renewable resources.
Renewable energy resources
Renewable energy is defined as energy that is collected from resources that will never run out or which are replaced by nature in less than a human lifetime.
Non-renewable energy is defined as energy collected from resources that cannot be replaced when they are used up, such as oil, natural gas or coal.