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Nuclear power

Nuclear plant
Nuclear waste
nuclear power station

2

wave power

wave plant
wave turbine
wave power station
wave farm

3

wind power

wind turbine
wind farm

4

solar power

Solar plant
solar panel
solar farm

5

hydroelectric power

hydroelectric dam

6

Produce energy

generate energy

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use energy

consume energy

8

need energy

require energy

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save energy

conserve energy

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provide energy

supply energy

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capture energy

harness energy

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sustainable way

1 able to continue over a period of time:
That sort of extreme diet is not sustainable over a long period.

2 causing little or no damage to the environment and therefore able to continue for a long time:
A large international meeting was held with the aim of promoting sustainable development in all countries.

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exhaust

to use something completely:
How long will it be before the world's fuel supplies are exhausted?
I'm afraid he's exhausted my patience.
We seem to have exhausted this topic of conversation (= we have nothing new to say about it).

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unleaded

(of petrol / gas) not containing LEAD and therefore less harmful to the environment
Unleaded is cheaper than diesel.

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curb

to control or limit sth, especially sth bad
SYN CHECK:
~ (on sth) something that controls and puts limits on sth:
curbs on government spending

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curb

to control or limit sth, especially sth bad
SYN CHECK:
~ (on sth) something that controls and puts limits on sth:
curbs on government spending
curb our use of fossil fuels