brown energy


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brown energy

Energy that is derived from traditional resources, such as coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear power, which are seen by some as environmentally unfriendly. If we're going to keep our planet clean, we need to move away from brown energy and invest in renewable resources, such as wind and solar.
See also: brown, energy
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Further, the new government is rethinking reliance on brown energy sources to meet Myanmars growing energy needs, and instead actively promote solar energy, biogas, and mini-hydropower systems along with broader support for rural electrification.
The term 'brown energy' has been coined as energy produced from polluting sources in contrast to 'green energy' from renewable, non-polluting sources.
between that price and the price of brown energy," Cook said.
There will be a change in the content of the customeras invoices as well a since August 1 green and brown energy will be shown summed up together.
The seven companies include Zarubezhneft and Lukoil of Russia, CNPCI of China, Brown Energy of the US, Reliance Industries of India, Total of France and the Japanese JGC & Tonen General.
Among its subsidiaries are: A Brown Energy and Resources Development; Brown Resources Corp.; Nakeen Corp.; Andesite Corp.; Bonsai Agri Corp.
North Dakota's oil boom-their output has tripled over the last two years (Brown Energy Brings Prosperity)-ends conspicuously at the Montana border, where federal jurisdiction takes over.
and Usibelli Energy LLC, with Denver-based Babcock & Brown Energy Inc., plan to drill a natural gas exploratory well near Nenana this summer.
If green energy is combined with brown energy, consumers should be sure the green product yields lower air emissions than their traditional mix of electricity.
Cook said, We expect to have a very significant savings because we have a fixed price for the renewable energy, and there s quite a difference between that price and the price of brown energy.