Consumption /Fuel

  Amount of fuel used for gross generation.

Energy terms . 2014.

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  • fuel — fu|el1 [ fjuəl ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount a substance such as oil, gas, coal, or wood that produces heat or power when it is burned. Coal and wood are sometimes called solid fuel: Drivers are being encouraged to save fuel. a shortage of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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