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alternative energy

energy, as solar, wind, or nuclear energy, that can replace or supplement traditional fossil-fuel sources, as coal, oil, and natural gas.
Origin of alternative energy
1970-75 Unabridged
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  • If solar follows this path, it could be bad for the entire alternative energy industry.
  • alternative energy is also catching on in parts of the developing world where it's a necessity, not a choice.
  • Companies might spend money on alternative energy sources.
  • alternative energy projects make make money at the high price, will not repay their investment at the low price.
  • It is added into the article because it's always a good idea to inject a little reality into alternative energy schemes.
  • These alternative energy schemes all work better when they are stationary, and can take up a lot of space and weight.
  • No one really knows if, or how quickly, alternative energy sources can revive the economy and salve the planet.
  • When it's processed, that oil can be turned into biofuel, an alternative energy source.
  • Also, they may be used to steady out the power of alternative energy.
  • Fossil fuels, including methane could tide us over until alternative energy sources are discovered.
British Dictionary definitions for alternative energy

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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