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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Following the collapse of the ballyhooed solar firm, these are dark times for renewable energy.
Renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind, generate power without depleting natural resources in the process.
Scientists say they have produced clean, renewable energy from the contents of a cow's stomach.
Waterpower remains the nation's largest source of clean, domestically produced, renewable energy.
Hydropower plants are a popular renewable energy outlet.
Switching to renewable energy can be a challenge, but it is possible.
Although nuclear energy is often held up as a viable alternative to coal and oil, it is not a renewable energy source.
As a renewable energy, pig oil has great environmental benefits.
Wind is a clean source of renewable energy that produces no air or water pollution.
And it has pledged to spend two percent of its national income on renewable energy deployment in the country.
Wind power is the world's fastest-growing source of renewable energy.
The lure of renewable energy sources is that they help fight climate change.
The latest frontier for renewable energy is the ocean floor.
The entire city will run on renewable energy and all city centers will be reachable by walking, cycling, or public transport.
We believe in investing in projects that make good business sense and further the development of renewable energy.
The long time period necessary to make renewable energy king isn't an excuse to ignore the need.
Every form of renewable energy has tradeoffs and impact on the environment.
Oil companies are also positioning themselves to monopolize renewable energy, if they can.
Here's some more good news about our renewable energy future.
It was another event-filled week of clean and renewable energy news.
Cap and trade will help all farmers bring more clean renewable energy to the grid with the help of emissions trading.
People with expertise in one field, such as renewable energy, may have a bias towards it.
If renewable energy goes on getting cheaper, it will get more attractive.
Hence its interest in solar power, as well as other sources of renewable energy, such as wind turbines.
However, the political impetus behind renewable energy is growing and space is limited at ground level.
In all cases, high-voltage transmission is the key in getting this renewable energy to markets.
The falling price of renewable energy is starting to offer firms another way to cut costs.
To change this, he is developing a process using only renewable energy.
It has the highest share of renewable energy in power generation of any big economy.
The money saved can be spent on renewable energy investments, such as wind, and solar.
The goal is to help electricity grids adapt to the variability of renewable energy.
Sunlight, wind, and waves aren't the only sources of renewable energy.
F or decades, scientists have been trying to tap wave power as a source of renewable energy.
The country committed itself instead to developing renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power.
The outcome of the election could have implications for greenhouse regulations, and renewable energy, around the country.
Maybe, trying to use renewable energy sources through large scale centralized projects actually is the problem.
There are a number of renewable energy technologies that you can use on your farm or ranch.
Create a home that consumes less energy and uses renewable energy.
The proper siting of any renewable energy system is critical to its success.