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In the UK, (politically) power generation not related to fossil fuel was classed as renewable, but is now "low carbon"Personaly, I would not define nuclear as "renewable" as the fuel is physically extracted from the ground and eventually a particular mine will run out. So called "Breeder reactors" which produce more fissile material than they consume could be considered "renewable", however, the technology seems to have stalled due to the costs and nature of reprocessing required. Of course, the fuel created by adding neutrons from the fission reaction to uranium238, which transmutes into the fissile Plutonium 239 (who said alchemy was dead?) This contrasts with true renewable power, such as wind, hydro, tidal, solar etc.
Are wind, hydro, solar etc. truly renewable though? I thought that all of those power sources(at the level we now need) still require fossil fuels at some stage??