- that can be renewed: a renewable lease
- Ecol. that can be replenished by normal ecological cycles, as solar, wind, or water power: renewable energy
To heat the pool and power the home without relying on fossil fuel, solar panels can be installed to harness the renewable energy of the sun.
- When your one-year contract says that you have the option at the end to sign up for another year, this is an example of a renewable contract.
- When energy is produced by the sun and it can easily be recreated, this is an example of renewable energy.
- Capable of being renewed: a renewable membership; renewable subscriptions.
- Relating to or being a commodity or resource, such as solar energy or firewood, that is inexhaustible or replaceable by new growth.
(comparative more renewable, superlative most renewable)
renew +"Ž -able
- The purpose was to enact a law, renewable each year.
- Organic products are made from something living, such as plants and animals or from renewable resources and are produced in a natural, environmentally friendly way that does not involve the use of synthetic chemicals.
- According to the Energy Information Association, renewable energy accounts for roughly eight percent of the country's total energy supply, with hydroelectric power dominating the field, and accounting for 35 percent of renewable energy use.
- Through various activities and events throughout the year, the MREA promotes and explains sources of renewable energy and offers tours at the ReNew the Earth Institute to demonstrate various renewable energy sources and how they work.
- With new emerging technologies and improvements of existing renewable energy sources, dependency upon foreign oil and other fossil fuels that pollute the planet can eventually be replaced with clean sustainable energy sources.