cleantech

noun clean·tech \ ˈklēn-ˌtek \

Definition of cleantech

:technology that places an emphasis on environmentally friendly products, services, or practices
  • At the same time, they hope to keep Europe competitive in the global sector known as cleantech, an area that includes everything from electric cars … to high-capacity batteries and technologies to harvest energy from new sources like waves and tides.
  • —Beth Gardiner

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First Known Use of cleantech

1985


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