renewable energy



Derived from resources that are naturally regenerative or are practically inexhaustible, such as biomass, heat (geothermal, solar, thermal gradient), moving water (hydro, tidal, and wave power), and wind energy. Municipal sold waste may also be considered a source of renewable (thermal) energy.

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  • The city decided to have 100% renewable energy, so they build wind mills and petitioned for a nuclear power plant.

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  • In order to be the most efficient in terms of consumption of resources, it is wise to use renewable energy, this way we can get use out of the materials much quicker.

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  • Wind and solar energies are generally considered the renewable energy sources that are most likely to be utilized by the masses.

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