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clean energy

This page is about the collocation clean energy

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

energy or power supply that doesn't pollute or damage environments in its production or use

For example

  • Solar, wind and battery technologies create clean enery, but coal and oil don't.

  • Energy from nuclear power plants isn't clean because deadly radioactive waste is created.

Quick Quiz

Which generates clean energy?

a. a coal-burning power plant

b. a group of wind turbines

c. a nuclear power station

Contributor: Matt Errey