alternative energy

Definitions of alternative energy

n energy derived from sources that do not use up natural resources or harm the environment

solar energy, solar power
energy from the sun that is converted into thermal or electrical energy
wind generation, wind power
power derived from the wind (as by windmills)
Type of:
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

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