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2014-03-18 23:01:27

New online electricity broker Zonesty uses simple services that concentrate on consumer trust and convenience to set themselves apart from the competition in a crowded, complicated electricity market full of tall claims, shady pricing and hefty commissions. Sugar Land, TX (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The creators of Zonesty, a new online electricity brokerage service, are among the first to recognize the dilemma and growing need for a new kind of product that addressed consumers’ concerns...

2014-03-18 08:28:21

LONDON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Market for Cables, Insulators, and Towers Report and Database 2013-2017 Electricity demand is growing, and demand for cables, insulators and transmission towers is growing with it. However, a variety of distinct development paradigms are at play. While developing countries have primarily seen point-to-point radial distribution instead of intermeshed networks, many developed...

Harnessing Everyday Motion To Power Our Mobile Devices
2014-03-17 13:04:58

[ Watch the Video: Harnessing Everyday Motion To Power Mobile Devices ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at the 247th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) presented the possibilities of harnessing motion to power mobile devices. The team is setting out to transform the way scientists look at mechanical energy. Conventional energy sources rely on old science that requires power plants and a grid to distribute...

2014-03-14 16:22:38

$1.8 million permanent exhibit designed to inspire students about the science of electricity BALTIMORE, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maryland Science Center and Constellation today celebrated the opening of the center's newest permanent exhibit, Power Up!. The $1.8 million exhibit, sponsored by Constellation and parent company Exelon, gives visitors an interactive look at the science of electricity. The 4,000-square-foot, multi-lingual (English, Spanish and Braille) exhibit...

2014-03-14 08:30:33

New flyback power devices with PSR achieve sub-30-mW standby power for 5- to 100-W adapters and offline power supplies DALLAS, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ:TXN) today introduced two flyback power solutions that achieve the highest energy efficiency and lowest standby power consumption for 5- to 100-watt AC/DC power supplies. The UCC28910 700-V flyback switcher and UCC28630 high-power, Green-Mode controller expand TI's leading portfolio of flyback controllers...

2014-03-13 16:22:59

LONDON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Thermal Power in the US, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles Thermal Power in the US, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles Summary"Thermal Power in the US, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and...

2014-03-10 08:34:16

TUALATIN, Ore., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CUI Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUI), a platform company dedicated to the acquisition, development, and commercialization of new, innovative products and technologies, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, CUI Inc, has released a new family of digital point of load dc-dc modules that set performance benchmarks in efficiency, power density, and transient response to address the rapidly-rising power challenges in distributed power...

2014-03-06 12:32:52

DUBLIN, Mar. 06, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cm5ntc/saw_resonators ) has announced the addition of Dedalus Consulting Inc's new report "SAW Resonators - Global Markets, End-Users & Competitors: 2013-2018 Analysis & Forecasts" to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This report is a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the world market for SAW devices - in particular SAW resonators and...

2014-03-06 12:22:10

LONDON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: China Power Report Q4 2013 Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates BMI View:Whilst China power sector is set to remain in a league of its own, storm clouds are gathering onthe horizon. According to BMI's Country Risk analysts the Chinese economy is likely to enter recession overthe coming months. Despite record new credit issuance in recent months, the manufacturing sector has onceagain...

2014-03-05 08:32:50

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New policies requiring power plants to use unproven technologies are threatening America's energy security by putting a disproportionate regulatory burden on the affordable, reliable power generated from coal. The Whitfield-Manchin bill is a bi-partisan, bi-cameral measure to ensure the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) adheres to the Clean Air Act's requirement that standards reflect what is achievable from adequately demonstrated and...


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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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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