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2014-09-28 23:01:51

Transparency Market Research added new research report "Retail Electricity Market- Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report

2014-09-27 23:00:46

Transparency Market Research added new research report "Retail Electricity Market: Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report

2014-09-26 23:06:27

Oasis Energy now offers discounted electricity and natural gas rates to VCOC members and is donating a portion of the proceeds to assist local vets with job placement and training.

2014-09-26 08:21:56

More Homes, Businesses to be Chosen to Produce Solar Energy into 2015 JACKSON, Mich., Sept.

2014-09-24 23:11:15

Nikola Tesla Energy Secret is the latest program that teaches users how to make a device that can provide free electricity for their homes.

2014-09-23 08:23:38

- First initiative of its kind in U.S. LOS ANGELES, Sept.

2014-09-22 23:02:24

Blast Away Dirt And Static At A Distance With Focussed Beams Of Ionized Air Toronto Ontario (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Dirt buildup is a problem in many

2014-09-19 23:02:15

2G CENERGY®, Florida-based manufacturer of high-efficiency low emission CHP Cogeneration systems, announced that the New York State Energy Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) has recently

2014-09-17 12:22:42

Americans Face Jump in Electricity Costs WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2014-09-16 23:08:04

Jolt Charger announces Kickstarter campaign to launch GoPro® wireless charger San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Jolt Charger™


Latest electricity Reference Libraries

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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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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.