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English definition of “sustainable energy”

sustainable energy

noun [U]    
NATURAL RESOURCES, ENVIRONMENT energy that is produced using the sun, wind, etc., or from crops, rather than using fuels such as oil or coal which cannot be replaced: The report called on the G7 countries to invest in sustainable energy solutions.
→ See also renewable energy
(Definition of sustainable energy noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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