Potential energy is energy not being used, but available. Kinetic energy is the energy of an object in motion. Some other types of energy are mechanical, thermal, chemical, electrical, radiant, and atomic energy.
There are several types of energy which includes. Thermal energy (thermal energy in transit is called heat), Chemical energy, Electrical energy, Radiant energy (the energy of electromagnetic radiation), Nuclear energy, Magnetic energy, Elastic energy, Sound Energy and Mechanical energy.