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.
- Also called soft energy.
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How to use renewable energy in a sentence
It was a flying laboratory, full of groundbreaking technologies that made it possible to produce renewable energy, store it and use it when necessary in the most efficient manner.Use today’s tech solutions to meet the climate crisis and do it profitably | Walter Thompson | February 12, 2021 | TechCrunch
The campus over the past decade has invested in renewable energy, reduced food waste and shared plans to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030.George Washington University commits to single-use-plastic ban | Lauren Lumpkin | February 11, 2021 | Washington Post
“Green” pipelines still transport fossil fuelsTC Energy has vowed to purchase renewable energy either directly or as renewable energy credits to offset the energy required to power the pipeline.Keystone XL was supposed to be a green pipeline. What does that even mean? | Juliet Grable | February 5, 2021 | Popular-Science
For example, in the past month, independent media agency Mediassociates teamed with creative agency Mojo Supermarket to land a renewable energy company that’s about to launch.Media Buying Briefing: While not a return to rebundling, indie media and creative shops are winning business together | jim cooper | February 1, 2021 | Digiday
Dominion argued it needed the money to modernize the electric grid and make record investments in renewable energy.“The People We Serve Are Paying Too Much for Energy:” Virginia Lawmakers Are Targeting Dominion Energy | by Patrick Wilson and Mel Leonor, Richmond Times-Dispatch | January 29, 2021 | ProPublica
The total cost of the so-called Competitive renewable energy Zones: $7 billion.
That means that financial innovation is now as important to scaling up renewable energy as engineering innovation.
Braley touted his bipartisan record in Washington on legislation to promote renewable energy and help veterans.The Bruce Braley-Joni Ernst Race Is Iowa’s Ugliest Senate Campaign Ever | Ben Jacobs | July 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Solar Roadways says “a nationwide system could produce more clean renewable energy than a country uses as a whole.”
And it creates a training program for “Energy efficiency and renewable energy workers.”The Federal Government Has Violated My Right to Chainsaw | P. J. O’Rourke | April 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This represented the first step towards widespread introduction of renewable energy sources into the Nation's economy.
British Dictionary definitions for renewable energy
another name for alternative energy
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