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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.
KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Jan.
PEARL Conference keynote will be delivered by James White of Shermco Industries.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of American Electric Power Co.
iFactor identifies trends and advancements made toward improving utility customer communications in 2014. Tempe, Arizona (PRWEB) January 14, 2015 Today,
OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) announced today that it has designated Hydro One Networks Inc.
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
AUSTIN, Texas, Jan.
BELMONT, Calif. and DELHI, India, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc.
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...
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...
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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