Is hydroelectric renewable or nonrenewable?

Answer Hydroelectricity is a renewable resource, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Hydroelectricty is generated by rushing water spinning turbines, and it accounted for about 2.5 pe... Read More »

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Is hydroelectric power renewable or nonrenewable?

Hydroelectric power, power generated from moving water, is renewable, meaning it is naturally replenished. Hydroelectric power is clean, meaning that it doesn't pollute the environment. The facilit... Read More »

Is hydroelectric a renewable source?

Hydroelectric power is a renewable energy source because it generates power from the flow of water. The first hydropower plant in the United States was opened in 1882 on the Fox River near Appleton... Read More »

Is oil renewable or nonrenewable?

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, oil is a non-renewable resource. It was formed millions of years ago when land and sea animals were buried by layers of sand and then turned... Read More »

Is biomass nonrenewable or renewable?

Renewable resources are those that can grow back or otherwise be replaced in a relatively short time. Biomass is material from plants and animals, such as wood, manure, garbage, algae and grasses. ... Read More »