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Renewble Energy
As known as Flow or Income Resources- Have a natural rate of Availability and yield a continuous flow that can be any given period of time without endangering future consumption. They include Solar, H.E.P, Geothermal, Wave, Tidal, Biomass and Wind
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Non-Renewable Energy
As known as Fiite, Stock, or Capital resources - Are those that have been built up, or have evolved over time. They cannot be used without depleting the Stock. They are Primarily Fossil Fuels and also include Nuclear Energy
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Stock
A term used to describe non-renewable resources
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Critical
Sustainable Energy resources from forests, plants and animal waste, which require prudent management
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Flow
A term used to describe renewable resources
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Fossil Fuels
Oil, Natural Gas and Coal, formed from plants and animal remains in previous geological periods. All are non-renewable
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Non Critical
Everlasting resources such as tides, waves, running water and solar power
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Sustainable Development
This involves resource management to ensure that the needs of the present generation are met without comprimising the future
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Resource
Any part of the environment that can be used to meet human needs
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Speculative Resource
Deposits that may exist where no exploitation has yet taken place
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Reserve
That part of a resource that is available for use and can be exploited under existing economic conditions and with availiable technology
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Recoverable Reserve
Amounts of a minerals likely to be extracted for commercial use within a certain time period and at a certain level of tech. They do exist
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Primary Energy
Energy surces in raw form such as oil, natural gas or running water. They are used to produce Secondary Energy
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Secondary Energy
Manufactured sources of power such as Electrcity and Petroleum
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Electricity
A form of energy created from Primary fuel sources. The National Grid supplies electricity throughout the UK
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As known as Fiite, Stock, or Capital resources - Are those that have been built up, or have evolved over time. They cannot be used without depleting the Stock. They are Primarily Fossil Fuels and also include Nuclear Energy

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A term used to describe non-renewable resources

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Sustainable Energy resources from forests, plants and animal waste, which require prudent management

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A term used to describe renewable resources

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