Energy Security

  • Basanta Kumara Behera
  • Ajit Varma


Energy is the strength and vitality required for sustained physical or mental activity. The common unit for energy (E) is the joule, denoted by J. It is equal to the energy transferred to (or work done on) an object when a force of 1 Newton acts on that object in the direction of its motion through a distance of one metre (1 Newton metre or N·m). There are two main forms of energy, called potential energy and kinetic energy. Both forms of energy help in powering business and manufacturing and transportation of goods and services. There are many different ways in which the abundance of energy around us can be stored, converted and amplified for our use.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Basanta Kumara Behera
    • 1
  • Ajit Varma
    • 1
  1. 1.Amity UniversityAmity Institute of Microbial TechnologyNoidaIndia

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