Wpisy oznaczone tagiem "electricity" (11)  

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MIT research points to a much more efficient way of harvesting electrical power from what would otherwise be wasted heat.

Link: web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2009/thermoelectric.html

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A Nevada energy developer says it has developed an environmentally clean way of using animal waste from chicken farms across the state to light up homes and offices. Green Energy Solutions wants to convert the bird droppings into methane and use the clean-burning gas as a renewable fuel to generate electricity.

Link: www.physorg.com/news181026529.html

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Geobiologists have observed a new behavior of metal-metabolizing bacteria, with implications for design of microbial fuel cells. The bacterial 'dance' has been dubbed the electric slide, officially named electrokinesis.

Link: www.sciencedaily.com/(…)091215141518.htm…

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A discovery by scientists at the Univ. of East Anglia could contribute to the development of systems that use domestic or agricultural waste to generate clean electricity. The researchers have demonstrated for the first time the mechanism by which some bacteria survive by breathing rocks. Fuel cells, or ‘bio-batteries’, powered by animal or human w

Link: www.rdmag.com/(…)General-Science-Rock-Breathing-Bac…

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Could this be the end of electric power cords? The technology will be able to power lights, computers, TVs and even charges for electric cars through the air, without power cords.

Link: articles.latimes.com/(…)fi-wireless-electricity28…

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A proposed system would use solid-oxide fuel cells to produce power without sending CO2 into the atmosphere. But can it compete with conventional power plants?

Link: web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2009/natural-gas.html

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Nuclear disarmament has become an integral part of the electricity industry, little known to most Americans. Salvaged bomb material now generates about 10 percent of electricity in the United States — by comparison, hydropower generates about 6 percent and solar, biomass, wind and geothermal together account for 3 percent.

Link: www.nytimes.com/(…)10nukes.html…

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Warning: These tricks were performed by people with little-to-no common sense. If you have half a brain, you won't try them at home.

Link: www.cracked.com/(…)183_6-badass-tricks-you-can-but-…

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Ever wonder exactly how much electricity it takes to run the Internet? All those Tweets, e-mails, and YouTube videos aren't powered by magic fairy dust, it takes electricity, and lots of it, to store and spread this content.US Infrastructure (magazine) decided to examine the stats, and then put together the beautiful inforgraphic.

Link: www.switched.com/(…)how-much-electricity-does-it-ta…

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