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Large and Small Wind Turbines are Different

Wind turbines are generally divided into two broad categories based on their rated capacity and their intended applications. Small wind turbines are typically less than 50 kW in size, but… Read more

Jun 29, 2011 | Wind Power

Large and Small Wind Turbines are Different

Who was James Prescott Joule?

James Prescott Joule was born on Christmas Eve 1818 into a wealthy Salford brewing family. A sickly child, he was tutored at home where he indulged his fascination for electricity… Read more

Jun 27, 2011 | Energy and Power

James Prescott Joule

Typical applications of biomass

During Second World War the gasifiers were mainly employed for transportation purposes. However, in recent years the gasifiers have been employed mainly for stationary applications. For generating electricity, the producer… Read more

Jun 26, 2011 | Biomass Energy

Typical applications of biomass

Technical analysis of LED light

A Light Emitting Diode (LED) is a semiconductor device which converts electricity into light. Each diode is about 1/4 inch in diameter and uses about ten milliamps to operate at… Read more

Jun 24, 2011 | Lighting

Technical analysis of LED light

What about the world’s wind resources?

When evaluating different methods of power generation some of the main questions inevitably concern the fuel proposed. Is there enough of it? Is it in the right places? It is… Read more

Jun 18, 2011 | Wind Power

Causeymire Wind Farm

HIS – Highly Integrated Switchgear, Type 8DQ1

No more losing sleep over space restrictions: HIS, the gas-insulated switchgear for indoor and outdoor use requires less than half the space of comparable air-insulated switchgear. The 8DQ1-type HIS is… Read more

Jun 17, 2011 | High Voltage

HIS - Highly Integrated Switchgear, Type 8DQ1

Thumbs down to the nuclear energy

Although for decades the arguments against nuclear power have been –and still are- strong and valid, there is an increasing group of nuclear companies supported by scientists and politicians, who… Read more

Jun 15, 2011 | Energy and Power

Thumbs down to the nuclear energy
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