Electric Power Generation and Resistance Questions Answered
Okay so I understand the basic concepts of power generation but I have a question pertaining to the old addage:
An object in motion tends to stay in motion.
Resistance is power that stops any said object if it is equal to the energy of the object in motion - this resistance is from gravity and other outside forces acting upon said object.
If the force to put an object in motion was then then collected by electrical generators from multiple other sources as part of the same object - would it be able to make up for the amount of resistance from the added collection and the amount needed to put said object into motion and keeping it in motion????
If an object is designed to be in motion then it does not require as much energy to stay in motion as it does to be put in motion. Even when affected by gravity, as it is affected by gravity less when is in motion.
But can technology (bearings and rotors) be designed so they offer less resistance than the amount of energy required to keep said object in motion?
This is impossible as far as I am aware. Energy is NOT free - but If the energy required to keep an object in motion is less than required to put it into motion, would not the true energy of the object in motion be greater than what is required to keep it in motion and be able to be collected as excess energy? Collection would result in resistance however and since the formula of "greater or equal force" applies collecting anything other than that differential in energy would result in the objects motion being slowed.
Is this true?
I am concerned about going into details on the nature of my concept until I can gain a better understanding of the science behind it. As such I apologize for how vague my questioning is.