Energy world

Using energy

Follow the energy trail from generation to use.

Ultimate energy sources

Ultimate energy sources

Energy comes from just three sources. Find out what they are here.

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Turbines

Turbines

Learn about the different turbines and their efficiencies here.

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The generator

The generator

You will find everything you ever wanted to know about generators here. See how they work, and what happens when you change things.

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Transmission

Transmission

Find out how electricity leaves power stations and gets to you. Then try The Transformer Challenge.

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Electricity in your home

Electricity in your home

You can learn a lot about electricity from home: meter reading, plug wiring and energy efficient tea making. Have a go here and discover the many ways you can save energy and spot dangers around the house.

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