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Primary Energy

Energy embodied in natural resources (e.g. coal, crude oil, sunlight, uranium) that has not undergone any anthropogenic conversions or transformations.

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  • 2010 - Chart of The Year
    A picture says a thousand words. In this post you will find only charts and graphs conveying important points from the world of energy 2010.
  • The financial return on energy invested
    Global GDP data from the USDA. Primary energy data and energy prices from the BP statistical reveiw of world energy 2009.

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