What is the definition of electrical energy?


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Electrical energy describes the energy that charged particles store inside an electric field. There are many different forms of energy and people use multiple forms each day.

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An electrical field is the space that surrounds a charged particle. This space helps the particle to work by applying force to it. Potential energy is a system or body's electrical energy relative to how particles arranged around a system or relative to the position of the body. For example, a boulder on a tall hill has a high level of energy due to the potential for it to roll down.

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