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- Electricity is created in power plants using various forms of energy. In the United States, most electricity is created by burning fossil fuels (coal, natural gas, oil) and then converting the thermal energy into electricity. In Missouri, about 82% of our power comes from coal (source).
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Electricity is a form of energy caused by the movement of electrons along the outer edge of an atom. Electricity comes from the power plant, and it is made from fossil fuels, so which are made of prehistoric matter so if we use up all of the fossil fuels there will be no electricity unless the whole worlds gets wind farms to create energy to make electricity.