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2014-08-26 16:23:36

TerraPass Introduces Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) For the Individual Customer SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The average US household consumes around 11 MWHs of electricity annually; the emissions that are generated are equivalent to cutting down 194 trees. With these figures it is important to find ways to support clean energy that helps sustain our planet. By expanding its Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) portfolio, TerraPass is pleased to be able to offer a REC...

2014-08-25 12:21:53

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a live audio webcast of a presentation by Brian X. Tierney, AEP executive vice president and chief financial officer, at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference Sept. 3 in New York. The presentation is scheduled for 7:45 a.m. EDT and can be accessed through the Internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts. The webcast also will be available after the live event. During the conference, AEP...

2014-08-25 08:22:32

New Transformer Condition Monitoring Platform Simplifies and Empowers Data-Driven Interventions by Bringing Together Real-Time Diagnostics, Analysis, Health and Condition Assessment to One View WATERTOWN, Mass. and PARIS, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doble Engineering Company, an ESCO Technologies, Inc. owned company (NYSE: ESE), is pleased to announce a new, all-inclusive monitoring solution designed to evaluate overall transformer condition: doblePRIME. Providing a comprehensive picture of...

2014-08-25 08:22:02

WALNUT, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that CEO Dr. Carl Kukkonen was interviewed by The Wall Street Transcript, a paid subscription publication and website that publishes biweekly industry reports that feature equity analyst, money manager and CEO interviews. In publication since 1963, The Wall Street Transcript has interviewed the CEOs and senior executives of public companies and publishes these interviews verbatim. The full...

2014-08-22 23:04:59

Larson Electronics has announced the release of a Group B approved temporary manhole mount LED light fixture that provides operators with a powerful and highly convenient alternative to traditional string or tank lights. Kemp, TX (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 An innovative 24” man-way support bracket combined with a compact design and LED technology make this lamp an excellent lighting solution for operators working within storage tanks, railcars, and other locations where entry is through a...

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...


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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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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