cleantech

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

clean +‎ tech

Noun[edit]

cleantech (uncountable)

  1. (manufacturing) Technologies that support increased productivity or profitability while also reducing resource consumption or pollution
    • 2009 January 19, Tyler Hamilton, “Clean tech programs losing steam”, in Toronto Star[1]:
      If I'm getting impatient, one can only imagine the impatience of auto workers who have lost their job, promising cleantech start-ups that can't afford to commercialize their prototype [] .

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