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Preface

Energy is a topic of great importance today. Solar energy, hybrid vehicles, nuclear power, and renewable energy appear frequently in the news, and politicians around the world are often faced with decisions that will affect our energy sources now and far into the future. This Energy Fundamentals website is intended to provide an overview of basic concepts related to energy. Basic physical principles are explained, and some historical background is provided, along with discussion of energy-related technology. The website is meant for readers with at least some high school science knowledge.

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