Ever wondered how much electricity is generated by lightning?

Thunder and lightning can be both a beautiful and frightening phenomenon – Find out how much energy lightning generate below…

How much energy does lightning generate?With an average bolt of lightning striking from cloud to ground containing roughly one billion (1,000,000,000) joules of energy, that is a lot of power in every lightning bolt!

Furthermore, each year, over one and a half billion lightning flashes are released into our atmosphere, so you can imagine just how much energy is created by this one source alone.
How much energy does lightning generate?Real clear science, National Geographic, Stormwise

What other alternative sources of power are there?

There have been a lot of developments in energy generation over the past few years, many of which have the potential to change how we procure our energy forever…

Piezoelectric devices: These are devices that are powered by kinetic energy (movement/ vibrations)

Solar power: Power generated by the sun

Carbon Nano Tubes: These are a more developed version of solar panels, they use smart materials and design to get the most out of the energy that can be captured by the sun

Fracking: Although controversial to some, nations across the world are currently experimenting with how best to extract natural gas via hydraulic fracturing

How do I get a better conventional business energy deal?

Get in touch with the team at Exchange Utility. We can help you to compare supplier contract offerings and identify areas in which you can create savings for your business.

All that you need to get started is a recent business energy bill, then our team will work with you to find the best possible solution for your business.

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