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Definition of "renewable" []

  • That can be renewed: a renewable membership; renewable subscriptions. (adjective)
  • Relating to or being a commodity or resource, such as solar energy or firewood, that is inexhaustible or replaceable by new growth. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "renewable" in a sentence
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  • "Look - I-937 already requires utilities to invest in renewable energy resource - so the goal of a greater percentage of our energy resources being renewable is already being met."
  • "The Plan also doesn't change the qualifier for hydroelectric power, continuing to view electricity from Hydro Québec as a renewable source, unlike other Atlantic coast states New Hampshire and Connecticut, for example, which only provide the label "renewable" to smaller hydroelectric projects, at least where RPS standards are concerned."