alternative energy


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alternative energy

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(Environmental Science) a form of energy derived from a natural source, such as the sun, wind, tides, or waves. Also called: renewable energy
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Noun1.alternative energy - energy derived from sources that do not use up natural resources or harm the environmentalternative energy - energy derived from sources that do not use up natural resources or harm the environment
energy, free energy - (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs; "energy can take a wide variety of forms"
solar energy, solar power - energy from the sun that is converted into thermal or electrical energy; "the amount of energy falling on the earth is given by the solar constant, but very little use has been made of solar energy"
wind generation, wind power - power derived from the wind (as by windmills)
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KARACHI -- The Sindh government has decided to fully endorse and support the upcoming 4th International Wind Energy conference being organized on August 30 as a way to promote usage of different resources of alternative energy in the province.
Development of alternative energy sources ensures energy security as well as sustainable development in the country and high living standards.
AN expert on energy sources, Mr Yemi Kolawole, on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to invest more in alternative energy in order to bridge the gaps in the power sector.
KARACHI -- Sindh Minister for Energy Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh Tuesday said the government would fully support the local and international investments in alternative energy projects.
In an effort to expand its alternative energy portfolio, The Home Depot plans to implement solar installations on 50 of its stores' unused rooftops.
We fully stand with the government as the alternative energy sector would fully contribute towards the cause of elimination of energy crisis in the country.
Synopsis: As an oil surplus keeps gas prices low, more Americans now than in recent years favor emphasizing alternative energy over fossil fuel production.
Former Minister for Environment, Hameed Ullah Jan Afridi was the chief guest who inaugurated the Exhibition and stressed that present government should take the matter of effective use of alternative energy with relevant sectors seriously to combat the energy crises on permanent basis.
Wilmington, DE, March 30, 2015 --(PR.com)-- "The Alternative Energy Man" series has hit shelves.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif believes that Pakistan's huge alternative energy potential holds the key to overcome its present energy crisis.
In relation to their future plans, Khan revealed that encouraged by their initial success Pan Gulf Capital intends to launch a five year Alternative Energy Investment Fund within this month.

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