Every country has its own means of generating energy. Not every land is blessed with fossil fuels and similarly, not every land has a hydroelectric turbine. Each country tries to make the best use of their resources. The trend to use resources skillfully becomes even more important in these trying times of the global pandemic, where many industries are collapsing and economies are suffering.
There are many sources by which energy is generated. A few examples are nuclear plants, renewable energy (recyclable), hydroelectricity sources and fossil fuels. Of all these, the discussion of nuclear sources is perhaps the most sensitive. This is because nuclear plants are harmful to the environment, and also to human beings. There have been radioactive accidents in the past and that only adds to the importance of using other means to generate power and energy.
Keeping that in mind, many countries have started relying on other energy sources. Renewable energy is being seen as the ultimate solution to save costs as well as the environment and humanity. So as of 2019, coal has been the ultimate energy source, with 36% energy generation globally. To learn more about how various countries are producing energy, have a look at the infographic below.
Infographic by: EnergyMinute