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Synonyms for joule

a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second

English physicist who established the mechanical theory of heat and discovered the first law of thermodynamics (1818-1889)

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INEGI y la Secretaria de Energia proveen datos de consumo de energia total por sector y por usuarios finales (Residencial, Comercial y Publico, Transporte, Agropecuario e Industrial y Mineria), desagregada por productos energeticos primarios y secundarios medidos en petajoules.
Eden says the prospective recoverable methane in its Port Talbot area alone could raise 380 to 670 petajoules of methane energy.
Eden says the prospective recoverable methane in its Port Talbot area alone could raise380 to670 petajoules of methane energy.
That is a fraction of the billions of dollars that would be needed to develop a new gas field and pipelines to supply the equivalent volume of gas, 100 petajoules a year.
Origin has signed an agreement to buy 15 petajoules of gas from GLNG to help meet the needs of the domestic market.
41 a gigajoule to go from Alberta and British Columbia to markets in Ontario, and depends on customers signing up to 10-year contracts to ship at least two petajoules of natural gas in total on the line.
5 petajoules, Iona is a significant storage facility servicing South-Eastern Australia.
In the first three months of this year, Netflix alone streamed 10 billion hours of video, consuming 75 petajoules of energy which would be enough to power over half a million households for a full year.
The 33 petajoules produced from these three technologies was below the 37 PJ produced in 2011 and only slightly above the 32 PJ they contributed in 2010.
The total cost-effective energy savings potential amounts to 620 petajoules (PJ), the equivalent of 37 million tonnes of CO2 emissions, according to the paper, 'Climate protection with rapid payback', which is due to be published next week.
Mr Haythorpe said Queensland's current gas demand of around 240 petajoules faced a 10-fold increase in the amount of gas that has to be produced in that State as LNG projects come on stream over the next three years - a market pressure point reinforcing the need for the market to access fresh capital via Australian superannuation funds and the growth opportunity for UGas3 suppliers.
It shows primary energy use in the five South Asian nations by 2030 is likely to be almost 3,600 petajoules, 2.
Bow Energy increased its proven and probable reserves to 238 petajoules last month and aims to reach 1,250 petajoules in 2012, enough gas to support an LNG plant producing 1 million metric tonnes of the fuel annually over 20 years, De Stefani said.
8 Tcf and to date has certified net gas reserves of 2,752 petajoules (PJ) of 3P and 238 PJ of 2P.
The well in PL 94 near Moura is the eighth to be drilled in the Meridian SeamGas reserves expansion exploration programme that aims to raise gross proved and probable reserves by up to 200 petajoules.