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2014-08-21 12:35:20

DUBLIN, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Surge Protection Devices Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The concept of protecting electronic devices from power surges or spikes is known as surge protection. Surge protection devices allow multiple components to plug into a single power outlet. A power surge is a...

2014-08-21 12:33:09

ChargeSpot wireless charger is compatible with both Qi and PMA standards to allow for more rapid adoption in public places TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChargeSpot Wireless Power Inc. announced today the availability of ChargeSpot Pocket(TM), the first wireless charger that is compatible with both Qi (Wireless Power Consortium) and PMA (Power Matters Alliance) standards. This is an important step forward for offices, hotels, cafes, airports and other businesses that...

2014-08-21 08:29:15

ORLANDO, Florida, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent PEX Network Strategic Business Transformation Survey, 1 in 4 process professionals report stated that linking process improvement with top level business strategy is their number one challenge in the year ahead. This was followed closely by "overcoming short term focus". Process professionals are addressing how in this challenging environment you make process excellence a part of a company's DNA. (Logo:...

2014-08-18 12:25:45

Receive industry recognition for the progressive change that transformed your business ORLANDO, Florida, August 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PEX Network is delighted to announce the opening of the 2015 PEX Network Process Excellence Awards [http://www.processexcellencenetwork.com/awards ]. Running for the 11th year it is the opportunity for process professionals to get recognised for their hard work and passion. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/702536 )...

2014-08-15 08:21:56

Launch Recognizes Growing Trend of Using Biomass as a Form of Renewable Energy LONDON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider, today expanded its electric power offerings to include a weekly spot price assessment for Europe-delivered industrial wood pellets, which are used alone or in combination with coal to fuel power plants, and a suite of U.K. wood pellet profitability spreads at different fuel...

2014-08-14 12:32:11

New fiber-optic network to power boutique hotel, enhance guest experience and provide model for tourism industry in Marin and Sonoma LIVERMORE, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Business today announced that Inn Marin, a boutique hotel, with state-of-the-art green lodging accommodations and sustainability practices, will have Comcast Business' advanced, 400Mbps fiber-optic Ethernet solution to help improve its guest experience as the premier resort and meeting space in...

2014-08-13 08:23:38

Residents Can Now Sign Up for Home Solar Through Sunrun's Simple Online Process SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the U.S., today announced the availability of its home solar service in Nevada. Through its service, Nevada residents can now get a solar system installed on their home with no money down and begin saving on their electricity bills immediately. Sunrun will design, install, finance, insure, monitor and maintain...

2014-08-12 23:03:51

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled, "Substation Automation Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Browse the full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/substation-automation-market.html Albany, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Substation automation is an integral part of electrical system for generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. The combination of...

2014-08-11 23:05:24

Shortage of workers in Electricity sector represents major opportunity for women. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC), today announced its Bridging the Gap project, a public / private initiative that aims at increasing the representation of women as skilled workers in the electricity and renewable energy sector, in Ontario and nationally. EHRC will be the central point of contact to provide women with information on career training, mentoring...

2014-08-06 23:03:32

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Wireless Power Transmission Market by transmission technology (Induction, Radiation), type, and range; by application (consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, healthcare, and defense), and by geography: forecast and analysis (2013-2020)" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Wireless power transmission is starting to see more extensive acknowledgement in the industry and will turn into an inexorably pervasive manifestation...


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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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2009-04-28 16:42:15

Count Alessandro Antonio Anastasio Volta was born on February 18, 1745 in Como, Duchy of Milan. At age 39, Volta became a professor at the Royal School in Como in the physics department. A year later, in 1775, Volta invented a device called the electrophorus which generates static electric charges. He marketed his creation so well, that he is often given credit as its inventor. However, a similar machine was documented by Johan Carl Wilcke in 1762. He changed his focus to chemistry in...

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2007-05-21 06:18:54

The Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus, is a species of fish. It is capable of generating powerful electric shocks, which it uses for both hunting and self-defense. It is a top predator in its South American range. Despite its name it is not an eel at all but rather a knifefish. Taxonomy The species is so unusual that it has been reclassified several times. Originally it was given its own family Electrophoridae, and then placed to a genus of Gymnotidae alongside Gymnotus....

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