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May is National Electrical Safety Month RICHMOND, Va., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Electricity is an essential part of our modern lives.
All Year Cooling, a South Florida air conditioner repair and maintenance company, is participating in Electrical Safety month.
MENTOR, Ohio, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualtek, a leading manufacturer of AC receptacles, has introduced part number 739W-X2/45, a 15A NEMA 5-15R tamper resistant convenience outlet.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 1 of the Joseph M.
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But Billions of Dollars and Kilowatt-Hours Can Be Saved SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately $19 billion worth of electricity, equal to the output of 50 large
DUBLIN, May 06, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rsds8f/south_america)
BURNABY, Canada, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Power failure and breakdown of transmission lines coupled with rising demand for electricity to propel demand for power ancillary
Leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial grade lighting Larson Electronics has announced the release of a temporary power distribution system that converts 480 volts AC current to single
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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