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soft energy

noun

renewable energy

noun
1.
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.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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British Dictionary definitions for soft-energy

renewable energy

noun
1.
another name for alternative energy
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