power and energy

Term Definition
Biomass The total quantity or weight of organisms in a given area or volume
Consumption The using up of a resource
Energy The strength and vitality required for sustained physical or mental activity
Fuel Cell The strength and vitality required for sustained physical or mental activity
Geothermal Of, relating to, or produced by the internal heat of the earth
nuclear Of or relating to the nucleus of an atom
pollution The presence in or introduction into the environment of a substance or thing that has harmful or poisonous effects
solar Of, relating to, or determined by the sun
renewable energy any naturally occurring, theoretically inexhaustible source of energy, as biomass, solar, wind, tidal, wave, and hydroelectric power, that is not derived from fossil or nuclear fuel.
non-renewable energy Of or relating to an energy source, such as oil or natural gas, or a natural resource, such as a metallic ore, that is not replaceable after it has been used.
hydro-power Hydroelectric power
wind-power power produced from windmills and wind turbines