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  • n. Plural form of nonrenewable.


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  • For nonrenewables we do not have the fallowing option.

    Herman Daly Festschrift~ The world is in over-shoot and what to do about it

  • The more we become dependent on nonrenewables the harder it will be to transition to other forms of energy.

    Think Progress » The helpless oil junkies in Congress.

  • The point is, lets conserve nonrenewables through rationing.

    Think Progress » BP Shuts Down Major Pipeline, Crude Oil Tops $76 Barrel

  • Unrestricted population growth is leading to the disappearance of nonrenewables and to an irreversible accumulation of solid, liquid and gaseous waste from industry, agriculture, humans and animals.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Investments in core clean energy, including nonrenewables, biofuels, and energy efficiency, decreased by seven percent in 2009, according to the report.


  • PV plants that link to the grid compete only on the cost of generation itself, because they incur the same transmission and distribution costs as generators running on fossil fuel and other nonrenewables.

    IEEE Spectrum

  • It also calls for a new kind of flexibility, in which NEES will provide energy solutions tailored to individual customers’ energy and environmental needs, whether from renewable sources, like solar and wind energy, or nonrenewables, such as coal, oil, and natural gas.

    Beyond the Bottom Line


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