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renewable energy

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noun
  1. any naturally occurring, theoretically inexhaustible source of energy, as biomass, solar, wind, tidal, wave, and hydroelectric power, that is not derived from fossil or nuclear fuel.
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Origin of renewable energy

First recorded in 1970–75
Also called soft energy.
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hydroelectricity

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British Dictionary definitions for renewable energy

renewable energy

noun
  1. another name for alternative energy
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