. Distinguish between Conventional and non-conventional sources of energy


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The difference between conventional and non-conventional sources of energy are as follows:

Conventional sources of energy

a. Fossil fuel, CNG, coal, oil, natural gas are the examples of the conventional sources of energy.

b. The conventional sources of energy are non-renewable by any natural process.

c. These resources are available in a limited quantity.

d. Conventional resources can also be classified as commercial and non-commercial energy resources.

Non-conventional sources of energy

a. Solar Energy, Wind Energy, Bio Energy, Hydro Energy, Tidal Energy, Ocean Energy are the examples of non-conventional energy resources.

b. Non-conventional energy resources are renewable.

c. Non-conventional energy sources are eco-friendly in nature.

d. Non-conventional energy sources do not increase pollution.

 

Difference between conventional and non-conventional sources of energy

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