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Producing Electricity from Coal, Oil and Gas

A simplified diagram published by the U.S. Department of Energy that illustrates the creation of electricity from coal, oil and gas

How do we take raw materials - such as coal, oil and gas - and use those materials to create electricity?  How does that electricity power our homes, schools, businesses and pretty-much everything else in modern life?

This simplified diagram, from the U.S. Department of Energy, shows us the process which produces electricity.

Click on the image for a much-better view.


Media Credits

Graphic created by the U.S. Department of Energy.  Online, courtesy U.S. Department of Energy.

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