renewable

Definition

A natural resource that can replenish itself over time. opposite of nonrenewable.

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The apartment building had decided to replace their coal based power with a renewable form of energy, but hadn't decided between wind or solar.

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As oil prices rise, you see an increase in interest in stocks of those companies developing renewable energy solutions such as solar, wind and electric.

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Building a data center next to a waterfall means you can get cheap hydroelectric power while claiming with a straight face that you're using renewable energy to save the planet.

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