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2015-01-30 23:05:15

Larson Electronics announces the release of a 1,000 watt metal halide light fixture equipped with external ballast. Constructed of die cast aluminum and U.L.

2015-01-30 16:21:47

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Jan.

2015-01-26 23:04:38

PEARL Conference keynote will be delivered by James White of Shermco Industries.

2015-01-25 12:20:21

RnRMarketresearch.com adds "High Temperature Plastics Market by Type (Polysulfones, Polyimides, Polyphenylene Sulfide, Fluoropolymers, and Others), by End-Use Industries (Electrical & Electronic, Transportation,

2015-01-21 16:22:22

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of American Electric Power Co.

2015-01-14 23:10:39

iFactor identifies trends and advancements made toward improving utility customer communications in 2014. Tempe, Arizona (PRWEB) January 14, 2015 Today,

2015-01-14 12:22:02

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) announced today that it has designated Hydro One Networks Inc.

2015-01-13 23:04:14

Smaller businesses in some sectors pay as much as 52% more for electricity than their largest competitors, prompting Consumer Energy Solutions (CES) to release an audit in which the company helped

2015-01-12 08:22:54

BELMONT, Calif. and DELHI, India, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc.


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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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