energy, as solar, wind, or nuclear energy, that can replace or supplement traditional fossil-fuel sources, as coal, oil, and natural gas.
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How to use alternative energy in a sentence
In Nigeria, arguably Africa’s largest market for alternative energy due to the 89 million people without electricity, one way to help companies achieve this efficiency is to take advantage of infrastructure already enabling financial inclusion.Fintech can become a force for renewable energy adoption in Nigeria | Alexander Onukwue | September 24, 2021 | Quartz
So it’s a really good way for companies that want to build these, these alternative energy programs to partner with us to leverage our land base, so we think that there’s a growth opportunity.
She said she invested in stocks that aligned with her interests, such as alternative energy companies and Pinterest.More women are turning to investing during the pandemic | Michelle Cheng | March 29, 2021 | Quartz
They’re going to fight and kick and scream and do their best to impede alternative energy sources.The Charmed Life of Frank Wilczek - Issue 98: Mind | Nell Freudenberger | March 17, 2021 | Nautilus
With a tighter target for reducing carbon emissions, investment in alternative energy is likely to swell.There’s an ulterior motive to China’s carbon neutral pledge: Cornering the green tech market | eamonbarrett | September 23, 2020 | Fortune
Long before it was trendy, Carter preached the gospel of alternative energy.Carter in Oscarland: The Rehabilitation of the 39th President | Douglas Brinkley | February 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
As such, it is another one of the victims of the bizarre politicization of alternative energy.
But since the election of President Obama, Congressional Republicans have generally opposed efforts to back alternative energy.
One of those is alternative energy, on which the story gets even weirder.
The soaring price of fossil fuels could inspire alternative-energy initiatives.
We can promote alternative energy sources and conservation, and we must.
British Dictionary definitions for alternative energy
a form of energy derived from a natural source, such as the sun, wind, tides, or waves: Also called: renewable energy
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