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  • UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSL
  • One of Australia's leading nanotechnology researchers has been recognised for his work at The University of Queensland on sustainable energy with a second Federation Fellowship. (edu.au)
  • turbine
  • When power lines were built to transmit electricity to rural areas in the 1930s, wind pump and small turbine use began to decline. (eia.gov)
  • One of the big advantages to a kite-based power system is that they can be put to use in places where a traditional offshore wind turbine would be difficult to install, and they require much less maintenance over time, making them less expensive to operate. (inhabitat.com)
  • grids
  • Although it is the model that is pushed throughout the world by institutions like the World Bank, privatised energy is not helping extend grids to people who lack access to energy or making energy affordable to the poor. (opendemocracy.net)
  • In developed countries, small-scale cooperatives can also be a democratic way of communities gaining control over energy generation, even when they are connected to regional or national grids. (opendemocracy.net)
  • steam
  • Babcock Power is a group of companies offering unparalleled expertise - more than 400 years of combined experience in engineering, manufacturing, construction, and aftermarket products and services - for heat exchangers, heat recovery steam generators (HRSG), boiler air pollution control systems, and steam generators with associated fuel preparation (pulverizers) and firing systems. (power-technology.com)
  • utilize
  • Just think of all the energy they could utilize from fat fingered galvatron and his typos? (bgr.com)
  • scheme
  • He says that when the Stanford team first shared their unusual power scheme, many in the field were surprised. (newscientist.com)
  • Transition
  • A version of this article originally appeared on the Heinrich Böll Foundation's Energy Transition website. (worldwatch.org)
  • Marking the occasion, Germany's government for the first time gave its energy strategy a new name-one freighted with historical reverence: the Energiewende ("Energy Transition" in English), is based on the same word ( Wende ) that was assigned to the changes that occurred during German reunification and the fall of the Berlin Wall in the 1990s. (worldwatch.org)
  • rabbit's
  • A metal plate, powered only by a cellphone battery, was then held a couple of centimetres above the rabbit's chest. (newscientist.com)
  • The pacemaker was then able to regulate the rabbit's heartbeat, and delivered safe levels of energy to the surrounding tissue. (newscientist.com)
  • renewables
  • That is widely believed to focus on existing sites such as Hinkley Point in Somerset, and would mark a departure from the Energy White Paper in 2003, which came down heavily in favour of renewables. (wind-watch.org)
  • future
  • The team behind the TuNur project hope the Saharan sunshine will be a shining light not only for renewable energy, but for the future of Tunisia. (reuters.com)
  • But how are forward-thinking cities starting to incorporate smart energy concepts in their attempts to manage the demands of the future? (power-technology.com)
  • Mr Blair said: 'The future is clean energy. (wind-watch.org)
  • We need a Government prepared to invest properly for our future energy needs, and to invest properly in the environment. (wind-watch.org)
  • sunlight
  • With this in mind, researchers at Ohio State University recently announced their creation of a new hybrid device that can act both as a solar cell, producing energy from sunlight, and as a battery storing that energy. (singularityhub.com)
  • Intel is developing tiny sensors that can harvest ambient forms of energy, including body heat, sunlight and radiation. (bgr.com)
  • climate change
  • This places cities at the heart of the climate change discussion, and a huge question for modern city authorities, planners and utilities is: how can our electrical infrastructure be developed in a way that supports economic growth and high quality-of-life while also integrating more renewable energy sources than ever before, and radically reducing our cities' impact on the environment? (power-technology.com)
  • They are saying that climate change is the very reason for heading towards nuclear power. (wind-watch.org)
  • time
  • I've not used this function on a computer but it's been useful before on domestic applicances for counting cost over time and making a case for replacement based upon energy saving. (silentpcreview.com)
  • The enthusiast no longer has to pay for expensive dyno time because the Max Energy is complete with optimized tunes developed specifically to get the most out of your vehicle. (tirerack.com)
  • It is the first time this kind of wireless energy transfer has been demonstrated in a living animal. (newscientist.com)
  • Because Scotland is very windy, the kites will be generating power most of the time. (inhabitat.com)
  • Measurements of energy do not take into account the time required for the conversion process. (thesocialcontract.com)
  • There seems to be a good deal of confusion when it comes to the terms "response time" and "integration time" of energy sensors. (ophiropt.com)
  • The laser industry is advancing steadily with new wavelengths, higher powers and energies, and new applications all the time. (ophiropt.com)
  • News
  • It also follows reports in the Western Morning News over the last two years that wind turbines were a 'distraction' from the need for reliable sources of energy, and would have little impact on curbing greenhouse gases. (wind-watch.org)
  • The news of the review, which will be led by the Energy Minister Malcolm Wicks, provoked mixed responses yesterday in the Westcountry, where developers and local campaigners are already locked in disputes over plans for huge windfarms at Den Brook Valley in West Devon and Fullabrook Down, North Devon. (wind-watch.org)
  • tissue
  • the radiation is of a high frequency that propagates particularly well in animal tissue, allowing it to pass further into the body without losing much energy into the tissue or causing damage. (newscientist.com)
  • The waves are also of a high frequency, so they propagate very well in animal tissue, allowing energy to pass further into the body with little loss and no harm to the tissue. (newscientist.com)
  • The team also delivered energy to devices implanted in samples of pig heart and brain tissue. (newscientist.com)
  • America
  • The city of Boulder in America has also had success in municipalising its energy. (opendemocracy.net)
  • BPS draws upon the strengths of a group of industry-recognized companies, including OEM Riley Power, Boiler Tube Company of America (BTA), and TEi Construction Services. (power-technology.com)
  • Industry
  • Rome piles other taxes and levies onto electricity consumers, such as an excise tax, a levy related to the costs of phasing out nuclear power and a fee to support general R&D in the electricity industry. (wsj.com)
  • 30 years ago, Germany was a country lacking the policy frameworks, infrastructure, and motivation to develop its renewable energy industry. (worldwatch.org)
  • In determining why Germany has long surpassed larger countries like the United States and resource-rich countries Japan, one ought to start by examining its recent policies: significant subsidies have provided an attractive and steady investment climate that has turned Germany into the Silicon Valley for the energy industry. (worldwatch.org)
  • Since 2010, Germany's solar power industry has experienced remarkable growth. (worldwatch.org)
  • The U.S. renewable energy industry collapsed in a wave of bankruptcies in the late 1980s, while Germany has become the undisputed world leader in the technologies and economics of a new energy economy. (worldwatch.org)
  • TEi (USA), based in Santa Fe Springs, CA, is a leading supplier of heat transfer technology to the electric power-generation industry. (power-technology.com)
  • Formerly Southwestern Engineering - and most recently Senior Engineering - TEi has been designing and fabricating surface condensers, feedwater heaters, power-plant heat exchangers and moisture separator reheaters (MSR) for the world's power generation industry continuously for over 90 years. (power-technology.com)
  • magnetic
  • Detroit Free Press is reporting on plans in the US State of Michigan to install stainless steel track, 200mph, solar-powered "magnetic" rail line(s) along existing highways (as pictured). (treehugger.com)
  • Magnetic energy, which is produced from the interaction of positively and negatively charged matter, can be used to do work. (thesocialcontract.com)
  • waste
  • We provide complete solutions for any OEM's equipment for the global power generation, industrial, environmental, and waste-to-energy markets. (power-technology.com)
  • BTA has supplied replacement boiler components for all styles of boilers to the electric utility, pulp and paper, waste-to-energy, petrochemical, marine, sugar and grain industries since 1918. (power-technology.com)
  • Controller
  • the modular further including an identification assembly adapted to provide identification information from the auxiliary power supply to the power controller, wherein the power controller controls electrical power from engine component and the auxiliary power source to generate a selected electrical current or voltage output. (patents.com)
  • 3. The power source of claim 2, wherein the power controller may route electrical power from the engine component to the battery to recharge the battery. (patents.com)
  • 4. The power source of claim 1 further comprising a second auxiliary power source connectable to the power controller via the modular connector, wherein the power controller controls electrical power from the engine component, auxiliary power source and second auxiliary power source to generate the selected electrical current or voltage output. (patents.com)
  • transformation
  • Any possibility of letting up on the accelerator of energy transformation was obliterated on March 11, 2011 with the destruction of two Japanese nuclear reactors. (worldwatch.org)
  • The second law of thermodynamics states that no transformation of energy will occur unless energy is degraded from a concentrated form to a more dispersed form. (thesocialcontract.com)
  • Because no transformation is 100 percent efficient, the temperature of the cool object will rise, but not enough to account for all the energy that is transferred from the hot object. (thesocialcontract.com)
  • waves
  • Sound waves, another form of energy, are used in communications and other activities. (thesocialcontract.com)
  • Even with some deviations due to weather conditions, consistent power generation from waves and tides can be counted upon day-by-day and year round. (altenergystocks.com)
  • electric
  • This means that their use in electric vehicles could potentially increase the driving range to over 500 miles on a single charge, directly rivaling the range of most gas-powered cars. (singularityhub.com)
  • Alternatively, "electric batteries" could be located along the line, to power the train car electric motors via wire, such that elemental hydrogen is not stored aboard. (treehugger.com)
  • solutions
  • I think that amongst the solutions that are proposed to power an implant, this is going to be the most reliable," says Patrick Mercier at the University of California, San Diego, who works on wireless power for implants. (newscientist.com)
  • says Joseph Romm, executive director of the Center for Energy & Climate Solutions. (popularmechanics.com)
  • David Ainsworth, business development director of Kite Power Solutions, estimates there will be fewer than 10 days a year when the kytoons not generate energy. (inhabitat.com)
  • harvest
  • Most research has focused on using batteries, tiny solar cells, or piezoelectric generators to harvest kinetic energy from the movement of an insect's wings to power the electronics attached to the insects. (slashdot.org)