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renewable resource

Any material that replenishes itself, grows naturally in the environment, or is constant, e.g., vegetable matter and wood, solar radiation, wave action, or wind.
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Over the last 35 years, LORRE has graduated several hundred students who are leaders in renewable resources engineering and are now actively working to bring solutions to global energy security issues.
Other potential renewable resources include solar, geothermal and biogas energy.
The plan proposes to meet growing customer needs by advocating more energy efficiency and demand-response, purchasing more renewable resources, expanding electric transmission lines and building or buying more energy from fossil-fuel power plants.
Polyesters, Polycarbonates and Polyamides Based on Renewable Resources
The approved MOU aims to enable the cities of South Sioux City, Wakefield, Wayne, the Northeast Public Power District and Southwest Renewable Resources (SRR) to start negotiations towards a solution to generate clean energy by using reusable raw materials.
A recent request for proposals (RFP) process investigated the potential to acquire renewable resources identified in the 2009 IRP a few years early in order to take advantage of certain temporary tax credits through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and through a temporary Washington state sales tax offset program.
Once they find out it's made from corn, a renewable resource, they're hooked.
Los Angeles, which gets only 2 percent from renewable resources, is exempt from the law, but city officials say they would like to meet or exceed that goal.
Subjects covered in this journal will include biopolymers, environmental impact, life cycle analysis, materials selection, plastics processing, product development, production processes, end of life strategies, synthesis, characterization and properties of materials prepared using renewable resources.
Service Agreement Signed with Pennsylvania Renewable Resources Associates
European and North American researchers in fields ranging from economics to materials science report on the status of research into technology based on renewable resources at their mostly pretty prestigious universities, government agencies, private research centers, and international companies.
enter into a six-year alliance to discover and develop new biocatalysts for the production of fuel ethanol and other value-added chemicals from renewable resources, such as corn and biomass.

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