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 A device that produces electricity by combining a fuel, usually hydrogen, with oxygen (example: electric car)
Geothermal 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 relating to, or determined by the sun
Renewable energy

a source of energy that is not depleted by use, such as water, wind, or solar power.

a source of energy that is not depleted by use, such as water, wind, or solar power.

Non-renewable energy (of a contract, agreement, etc.) not allowed to be renewed.
Hydro-power the production of electrical power through the use of the gravitational force of falling or flowing water.
Wind power

power obtained by harnessing the energy of the wind.

power obtained by harnessing the energy of the wind.