energy source


energy source
energy source UK US noun [C]
NATURAL RESOURCES something such as oil, coal, or the sun, which can be used to provide power for light, heat, machines, etc.: alternative/renewable energy source »

We are committed to the development of clean and renewable energy sources.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • energy source — noun A source from which useful energy can be extracted or recovered either directly or by means of a conversion or transformation process (e.g. solid fuels, liquid fuels, solar energy, biomass, etc.) …   Wiktionary

  • energy source — place of from which some sort of energy originates or is generated (i.e. the sun) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Replacement energy source for primary heating —   For the CBECS (an EIA consumption survey), the heating energy source to which the building could switch within one week without major modifications to the main heating equipment, without substantially reducing the area heated, and without… …   Energy terms

  • Alternate energy source for primary heater —   The fuel that would be used in place of the usual main heating fuel if the building had to switch fuels. (See Fuel Switching Capability.)   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

  • Intermittent energy source — An intermittent energy source is any source of energy that is not continuously available due to some factor outside direct control. The intermittent source may be quite predictable, for example, tidal power, but cannot be dispatched to meet the… …   Wikipedia