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Renewables, short for renewable energy sources, refer to energy that is collected from resources that are naturally replenished on a human time scale, such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat. Unlike fossil fuels, which are finite and emit greenhouse gases when burned, renewables provide a cleaner and more sustainable option for energy production, as they have a lower environmental impact and help to reduce carbon emissions. These sources are considered fundamental in transitioning towards a more sustainable and environmentally friendly energy future.

The adoption of renewable energy is driven by the need to address concerns such as climate change, air pollution, and energy security. Renewable technologies can range from solar photovoltaics, wind turbines, and hydroelectric dams to geothermal power plants and bioenergy systems. Investment and innovation in renewable energy technologies continue to grow, making them more efficient, cost-effective, and widespread around the world.

To learn more about renewables, you might explore the following resources:

1. International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) – IRENA is an intergovernmental organization that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future. The agency promotes the widespread adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy.


2. Renewable Energy World – A leading publisher of renewable energy news and information, this website offers a comprehensive range of topics related to renewable energy technology, policy, and trends.


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