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Glossary of Terms

geothermal-heat pump-a pump that transfers the temperature of the ground and circulates that throughout a house

hydram-see water ram kinetic energy-the energy an object possessing due to its motion

photovoltaic cell-converts sun energy to DC current

vacuum tubes-the tubes that are used to collect the energy from the sun, they are vacuum sealed so that no energy is lost in the process

water ram-water pump powered by hydropower. It takes in water at one pressure and then outputs that water at a higher pressure and lower flow rate

wind speed classes-scale of wind speeds that go from 0-17 based on the velocity of the wind