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renewable energy

renewable energy
Energy resources, such as wind, solar, hydroelectric, biomass, that replenish themselves within a short period.
photovoltaic cell
a cell that converts solar energy into electrical energy
electric power created by moving water
tidal energy
A form of renewable energy that relies on the ebb and flow of the tides to generate electricity.
geothermal energy
energy generated by heat from inside the earth
biomass fuels
fuels from nature, such as wood, sugar cane, or manure
wind generator
windmill that makes electricity from winds
solar power
energy from the sun