renewable energy

renewable energy
renewable energy UK US noun [U]
NATURAL RESOURCES, ENVIRONMENT energy that is produced using the sun, wind, etc., or from crops, rather than using fuels such as oil or coal: »

the renewable energy industry

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renewable energy projects/sources/technology

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With sky-high energy prices and increased demand for renewable energy, developers are taking another look at tidal power.

See also ALTERNATIVE ENERGY(Cf. ↑alternative energy), SUSTAINABLE ENERGY(Cf. ↑sustainable energy)
Compare NON-RENEWABLE ENERGY(Cf. ↑non-renewable energy)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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