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What is the chemical source of electricity?

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2011-07-29 12:56:48
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Electricity can be generated in a variety of ways, not all of which are chemical in nature, but burning coal is one commonly used method; batteries are also chemical sources of electricity, but there are many different kinds of batteries involving many different kinds of chemical reactions. Broadly speaking, electricity is generated with some form of "redox" or reduction-oxidation type of reaction.

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