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Encyclopedia > Alternative energy

Alternative energy is energy derived from sources that do not harm the environment or deplete the Earth's natural resources. Typical sources include wind and solar. Nuclear energy is usually excluded from this definition. [1] An example of a wind turbine. ... Solar power describes a number of methods of harnessing energy from the light of the sun. ...

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Future energy development, providing for the worlds future energy needs, currently faces great challenges. ... Alternative Fuel Vehicle refers to a vehicle that runs on a fuel other than traditional gasoline or diesel; any method of powering an engine that does not involve petroleum. ...


  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition, 1989

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