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Definition of the noun alternative energy

What does alternative energy mean as a name of something?


  1. energy derived from sources that do not use up natural resources or harm the environment

Alternative definition of the noun alternative energy


  1. Energy derived from any source other than fossil fuels
  2. Energy derived from any renewable source; i.e other than fossil fuels or nuclear fission


Alternative Energy is a musical group.


"Alternative Energy" is a musical album of The Tongue.

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"Alternative energy" is a book by Marek Walisiewicz.


  1. Alternative energy is any energy source that is an alternative to fossil fuel. These alternatives are intended to address concerns about such fossil fuels.
  2. Alternative Energy is a website category.

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Google previewRoutledge International Encyclopedia of Women (2004)

Global Women's Issues and Knowledge by Cheris Kramarae, Dale Spender

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY From time immemorial the power of the sun, forests, wind, tides, and water has been harnessed for such diverse activities as lighting fires, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science (2000)

by John F. Mongillo, Linda Zierdt-Warshaw

Alternative energy resources can be renewable or nonrenew- able. The principal RENEWABLE RESOURCES are solar energy, bio- mass, wind, and hydroelectric power. The NONRENEWABLE RESOURCES include geothermal energy and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, Second Edition (2012)

by S. George Philander

Merrett Western Illinois University See Also: Alternative Energy, Overview; Food Miles; Food Production; Fossil Fuels; Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Land Use; Methane Cycle; Small Farmers. Further Readings Consultative ...

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The sooner we get started with alternative energy sources and recognize that fossil fuels makes us less secure as a nation, and more dangerous as a planet, the better off we'll be. (Lindsey Graham)
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