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It was divided into two parts; the first contained the materials for producing electricity, and the second the machinery that connected it with the screw.
The electricity produced passes forward, where it works, by electro-magnets of great size, on a system of levers and cog-wheels that transmit the movement to the axle of the screw.
And he grappled with this new mystery of electricity, as Henry had advised him to do, encouraging himself with the fact that Morse, who was only a painter, had mastered his electrical difficulties, and there was no reason why a professor of acoustics should not do as much.
He cross-fertilized the two sciences of acoustics and electricity.
Bell knew just enough about electricity, and not too much.
4 per cent surge in the cost of electricity and 12.
While these events happen only about one percent of the time, they result in higher electricity costs, in the form of federally mandated "congestion charges" that are eventually passed on to Connecticut electricity consumers.
In July, temperatures were on average 7 degrees warmer than normal for the counties served by Southern California Edison, with a 31 percent spike in electricity usage from the previous year, said Gil Alexander, a spokesman for the utility.
For example, to achieve its goal of generating 4% of electricity from nuclear power, China plans to add more than 30 new nuclear plants by 2020 to the 11 currently in operation or under construction.
However, since everyone is on the same provincial grid, all large consumers of energy (over 250,000 kWh per year) are subjected to the current electricity price increase, which for industry is 12 per cent.
burns more electricity than any other nation in the world--one quarter of all electric power produced on Earth.
In 1997, the President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection issued a warning that cyber-terrorists' next target might be the computer programs at the power switching centers that move electricity around the country.
Biomass, the world's oldest source of energy, refers to organic matter--trees, grasses, agricultural crops and residues, animal waste and municipal solid waste--that can be converted to fuels, electricity and heat energy.
At the peak of the crisis last summer, Ciolino's monthly bill from San Diego Gas & Electric nearly tripled to $2,000, as electricity rates in San Diego jumped from under 4 cents per kilowatt-hour in May to roughly 13 cents in July.
ELECTRICITY DERIVATIVES DIFFER from other energy derivatives.
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