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2011-04-07 09:58:00

CHICAGO, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian patent 2,643,380 was issued March 22, 2011 for a method to store variable wind and solar power as heat in heavy oil formations, including oil sands and oil shale, and assigned to PyroPhase Inc. US Patent No. 7,484,561 was previously issued. Presently wind and solar power amount to less than 2% of US total electric generation because they require costly backup plants to supply power when wind and solar are not available This method can...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.