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What is the difference between renewable and non-renewable energy sources?

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Non-renewable means that it can't be created in a lifetime. Renewable means it can.

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Renewable energy sources are considered renewable, clean, better to the environment and free sources while the non-renewable sources are not.
But extracting energy from renewable sources requires high construction cost and may be sometimes and in some cases not efficient as non-renewable energy sources.

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I can't think of a truly "non-renewable" energy source. There are some sources that will take longer to renew than others.

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Actually ... the only *true* renewable energy source is water. It's the only one with a complete cycle. EG: flows through the dam ... down river to the ocean ... evaporates ... rains upstream of the dam, and keeps the cycle going.

Every other source gets used up.
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Trees get used for energy, they grow back, coal is still being formed in the ground, oil also; the matter we draw energy out of by changing its' form is redistributed to become other elements in the same system, thereby sustaining the system for us to draw more energy out.
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oil isn't renewable because it takes too long to form
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Yes, perhaps in the accepted definition of renewable, but oil is still forming just like it always has.
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Non-renewable resources run out... That's basically it

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Some are renewable and some aren't

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Renewable you can get more of. Non-Renewable you can't get anymore of.

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Renewable means that you can grow or make it ex) leaves. Non-renewable is gone forever, and it doesn't grow or appear back ex? coal.

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