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alternative energynoun [U]

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energy from ​movingwater, ​wind, the ​sun, and ​gas from ​animalwaste: alternativeenergy sources
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alternative energynoun [U]

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NATURAL RESOURCES energy that does not come from coal, ​oil, ​gas, or wood, especially ​energy from ​moving water, wind, the sun, or animal ​waste: More emphasis should be ​placed on developing alternative ​energysources such as wind, ​solarenergy, and tides.
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