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Tidal Power: How close to reality?

Production of electricity from the difference between high and low tide has been an area of interest since for centuries water turbines have turned in many areas of the world to drive heavy wheels used to grind wheat or make gunpowder. 303 more words

Energy Industry

Water Vortex Hydro-Electric Power Plant Designs

In a fairly radical departure from the principles that normally govern hydroelectric power generation, Austrian engineer Franz Zotlöterer has constructed a low-head power plant that makes use of the kinetic energy inherent in an artificially induced vortex. 250 more words


POWer Plants June Sale: Winter is here!

A big welcome to all of our new friends! It’s been a HUGE month for POWer Plants after our spot on Gardening Australia. Check it out on… 313 more words


Shy water

Today in the morning I found shy water

And I did tests as the day grew shorter.

I found that, if you take a drink, 155 more words

Rhyming Story

Did You Know?

Irwin Industries’ responsive and qualified workforce of highly trained craftsmen and technicians provide onsite field support for some of the industry’s leading refiners, oil & gas producers, aggregate processors and other industrial customers. 137 more words

Irwin Industries

Idle Load Reduction Strategies for Energy Efficiency Gains and Clean Air

NRDC: Always-on but inactive devices may cost Americans $19 billion and 50 power plants’ worth of electricity annually.

Source: www.nrdc.org

>”  […]  Idle load or “baseload” electricity consumption includes appliances and equipment in off or “standby” mode but still drawing power; in “sleep mode” ready to power up quickly; and left fully on but inactive.

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