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    demand, need, requirement?

    Please take a look at the sentence below.

    "Scientists are seeking safe, clean and inexpensive green energy to satisfy our (a. demand, b. need, c. requirement, d. demands, e. needs, f. requirements) for electricity."

    I think that a and b are correct, but I'm not sure whether (the) others are also correct, maybe not. Thank you.

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    Re: demand, need, requirement?

    I could make a case for all six. The first three are the most natural but the plural could also be used.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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