Energy nation

Topics

Electricity

We all use electricity, all of the time. Try these activities to find out how it is created and used.

The generation game

The generation game

Discover how different sources of energy make electricity.

Start The generation game activity

The control panel

The control panel

It is your job to make sure the UK gets all the electricity it needs, while keeping carbon dioxide emissions low.

Start The control panel activity

Carbon emissions and you

Carbon emissions and you

Help a very wasteful family to save electricity - small changes make big differences.

Start Carbon emissions and you activity

Tackling the country’s carbon emissions

Tackling the country’s carbon emissions

It is your job to decide where to build a wind farm. Can you choose the best place to create the most energy?

Start Tackling the country’s carbon emissions activity

The power generator

The power generator

The proposed wind farm on North Hill will create enough energy to power 7,800 homes. Consider both sides of the argument.

Start The power generator activity

The homeowner

The homeowner

See how electricity gets to the power station to you, and find out about charging schemes electricity suppliers use.

Start The homeowner activity