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Energy

Introduction

The energy system

With the term “energy system” we usually indicate the set of processes involving production, transformation, transport and distribution of energy sources. Energy systems are usually extremely complex, and require skills from all fields of science in order to build and manage them. In fact, just as it is simple to use the energy that is made available to us at home (we press a switch and the light turns on) so is it difficult and complex to produce that energy and bring it right into our homes.

Specials

The energy scenario in Italy
Every year the Italian Ministry of Economic Development publishes the country's National Energy Balance...

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Geographical distribution of energy
Every day the Earth receives enough solar energy to satisfy the global energy need. Unfortunately we cannot exploit all this energy...

Where does energy come from?
Every day the Earth receives enough solar energy to satisfy the global energy need...

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