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An introduction to energy resources
An introduction to energy resources

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Tuesday, 5 Jul 2022, 09:39
Site: Open Learning
Course: An introduction to energy resources (S278_2)
Glossary: S278_2 Glossary
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Newton

The force that gives a mass of one kilogram (kg) an acceleration of one metre per second per second (m s−2), and is therefore equivalent to 1 kg m s−2.

Non-renewable energy

Energy resources that are replenished naturally over extended timescales of thousands or millions of years. As they are exploited faster than they are replenished they are considered as non-renewable.