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Energy saving as an energy source

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On the basis of selected examples, this overview demonstrates that energy saving itself can be described as an “energy source.”

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2018-03-13
Five examples from everyday life (electric power and heat generation, power distribution, construction, lighting, and transportation) are used to show how energy saving reduces the consumption of individual energy sources (primary or secondary).

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Students can look for further examples. What is the significance of energy saving in relation to the general scarcity of resources? Can it be equated roughly with the harnessing of renewable energy sources?
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Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Middle/high school; Vocational training
Chart; Ecology; Energy; Energy saving; Energy supply; Environment (general); Environmental protection; Power generation
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