Meaning of RENEWABLE in English

RENEWABLE

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a renewable resource (= one that replaces itself naturally, or is easily replaced )

Trees are a renewable resource.

renewable energy (= energy such as solar or wind energy that can be replaced naturally )

Switching to sources of renewable energy will reduce carbon emissions.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

energy

The production of renewable energy sources should also be promoted through grants, soft loans and fiscal incentives, the report concluded.

It is encouraging to see that some organisations are taking renewable energy seriously.

The workshop was attended by some 30 industrialists, financiers and renewable energy specialists from around the world.

Double government spending on renewable energy research.

It operates via the regional electricity companies, which must pay a premium price for renewable energy .

The report begins with a background review of the status of renewable energy technologies in the late 1980s.

Energy efficiency and renewable energy go hand in hand.

Howard justified overruling the recommendation saying it was national policy to proceed as quickly as possible with renewable energy projects.

resource

The basic challenge for sustainable agriculture is to maximise the use of locally-available and renewable resources .

Trees are a renewable resource that when managed properly can sustain our needs indefinitely.

Do we aggressively develop renewable resources ?

Paper Association, which points out that paper-producing wood is a renewable resource .

The alternative is a small-scale industry, based on renewable resources - but designing this requires chemical expertise too.

Today, very late, we are coming to accept the fact that the harvest of renewable resources must be controlled.

This is essential if renewable resources like forests are to be maintained in a state that is conducive to future use.

Data in essence were a free and renewable resource contributed by members of the cooperative and cooperatives like them around the world.

source

And we should develop renewable sources of energy.

No, not really, not if we were creating our own heat and light from natural renewable sources .

That energy and enthusiasm didn't, alas, spring from a perpetual renewable source .

Support tree planting schemes, the development of wind power and other renewable sources of energy.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The 'green' housing community uses renewable energy sources such as solar power.

The problem with fossil fuels is that they are not renewable .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Both groups favour investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.

Contracts are made for an initial 4 years, renewable up to an additional 4-year period.

It operates via the regional electricity companies, which must pay a premium price for renewable energy.

The basic challenge for sustainable agriculture is to maximise the use of locally-available and renewable resources.

The duration of section 2 may be up to 28 days and of section 3 up to six months, although it is renewable .

Today, very late, we are coming to accept the fact that the harvest of renewable resources must be controlled.

Trees are a renewable resource that when managed properly can sustain our needs indefinitely.

We aren't powered by renewable energy.

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