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Provided by Catherine Meyers, American Institute of Physics A new way to calculate the electrical properties of individual components of composite materials could open a path toward more energy-efficient medical refrigerators, air-conditioned...

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2014-10-30 08:27:47

Version 2.0 product line embeds enterprise-class security and controls, and makes it practical to manage machine and electronics energy use across portfolios of buildings. HONOLULU, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ibis Networks, Inc., a leader in knowledge-based controls to cut up to 40% of electronics and machine energy use, announced the availability of the industry's most secure and scalable line of Plug Load management system for commercial and government enterprises. Photo -...

2014-10-28 23:09:38

PEARL’s Technician Certification program certifies first technician and expects to certify six more technicians on passing independently proctored exam by the end of October. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 The Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League’s (PEARL) Technician Certification program helped to make the industrial and commercial electrical markets safer and more reliable in October when it certified Adam Tappe, a 22-year veteran at National Switchgear...

2014-10-28 12:24:46

MONTREAL, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Keynote speaker Ms. Megan Leslie, NDP Deputy Leader and Environment Critic joined Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) President, Robert Hornung, today to speak of the role Canadian wind energy can play in providing economic and environmental benefits for Canada as it needs new electricity supply. Ms. Leslie said that Canada has tremendous potential and incentive to increase its use of renewable energy, such as wind, and that the electricity...

2014-10-28 08:45:33

PowerNow lets offices quote, buy and book installations of wireless charging in two clicks TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On the success of office installations across North America, ChargeSpot Wireless Power Inc. announced today the launch of its new PowerNow(TM) system that allows customers to quote, buy and book installations of wireless charging for phones in their office. The convenient, two-click PowerNow(TM) system fixes the lack of pricing transparency and the...

2014-10-27 12:24:50

In addition to rate hikes, millions will face blackouts and outages WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report by the Southwest Power Pool warns of dire short-term and long-term consequences, including power outages and blackouts, for 15 million consumers in nine states if the EPA imposes carbon dioxide emission restrictions on power plants. The news comes in the wake of widespread concern that the Environmental Protection Agency's plan to severely restrict...

2014-10-23 23:01:12

The webinar will focus on how Proactive Network Maintenance tools can be used for finding elusive impairments in the cable plant before customer services are impacted. Alpharetta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 ZCorum a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics, will be conducting a technology webinar for members of the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) on DOCSIS Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM) tools and how to use them for proactively finding cable...

2014-10-23 12:23:24

FPL, Babcock Ranch and Lee County Electric Cooperative reach an agreement enabling Babcock Ranch development to proceed JUNO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), Babcock Ranch Community Independent Special District (ISD) and Lee County Electric Cooperative (LCEC) today announced a settlement agreement that addresses the parties' outstanding issues and provides a path forward for Babcock Ranch development. Part of the settlement...

2014-10-22 12:23:14

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueRock Energy, Inc., the premier provider of electricity, natural gas and green energy products to businesses and residents in New York State, today announced it has appointed Ahmad Rizeq and John Slopnick as its newest Energy Supply Consultants for Western New York and Mohawk Valley, respectively. In addition, the company has appointed Joe Ablan as Manager for BlueRock Energy's Customer Experience Team and Noemi Pedrosa as Customer Service...

2014-10-20 23:04:46

According to new report from BCC Research, the global market for electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI) shielding products is expected to grow to $6.6 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.4%. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, EMI/RFI: Materials and Technologies, the global market for electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency...

2014-10-20 08:25:10

CANTON, Mich., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Integral Technologies, Inc. (OTC-BB: ITKG) ("Integral"), an emerging light weighting leader and its wholly owned subsidiary, ElectriPlast Corp, announced the exciting development of two new materials. These materials keep Integral well in front of the industry performance curve. The focus of these new materials is the high performance shielding market and applications that will utilize ElectriPlast as a conductor. These new products will...


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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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