Electricity

Electricity is the set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and flow of electric charge. Electricity gives a wide variety of well-known effects, such as lightning, static electricity, electromagnetic induction and electric current. In addition, electricity permits the creation and reception of electromagnetic radiation such as radio waves.

In electricity, charges produce electromagnetic fields which act on other charges. Electricity occurs due to several types of physics:

  • electric charge: a property of some subatomic particles, which determines their electromagnetic interactions. Electrically charged matter is influenced by, and produces, electromagnetic fields.
  • electric field (see electrostatics): an especially simple type of electromagnetic field produced by an electric charge even when it is not moving (i.e., there is no electric current). The electric field produces a force on other charges in its vicinity.
  • electric potential: the capacity of an electric field to do work on an electric charge, typically measured in volts.
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    'Virtual power plant' makes good use of new energy

    China Daily 21 Jun 2024
    This approach, known as the "virtual power plant", allows users to participate in daily power grid regulation and make sure the electricity generated by new energy will not be wasted ... By guiding electricity users, the virtual power plant ensures the stability of the power grid and ......
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    Lithium-Ion Batteries Spark 12,000 Fire Hazards a Year in Australia’s Waste Facilities

    The Epoch Times 21 Jun 2024
    Australia’s waste and recycling facilities are facing up to 12,000 battery-related fires annually, costing businesses an extra $400,000 (US$266,726) on average ... electric vehicles....
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    No power shortages this year: MoIT

    Vietnam News 21 Jun 2024
    The Ministry of Industry and Trade has promised there will be no electricity shortages this year, unlike last year, when power shortages were frequently reported during summer -- even as electricity consumption reached record-high figures in Việt Nam ... including waste and biomass....
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    Thermal energy storage tech to bolster industry decarbonisation

    PV Magazine 21 Jun 2024
    Electrical heating elements superheat the alloy to an operating temperature of 400-700℃, while the graphite matrix contains the molten alloy ... The demonstrator is hoped will have application in industrial process heating, waste heat capture, and for use in mid to long-term firming of grid-scale electricity generation from renewable energy sources....
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    Researchers suggest using digested polymers for PV cell coatings, encapsulants

    PV Magazine 21 Jun 2024
    Those processes can be used for electricity generation, heating, and as a source of biofuels. “The residual waste generated after the anaerobic digestion process, known as digestate, poses significant environmental challenges when left untreated,” said the academics ... It contains 80% nanocellulose ... The EPB is also 20% cheaper than the NBCS ... .......
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    New Zealand GDP up 0.2 pct in Q1

    China.dot.org 20 Jun 2024
    The growth was driven by rental, hiring and real estate services, up 0.9 percent, it said, adding that electricity generation drove a 2.9 percent increase in electricity, gas, water and waste services ... Enditem ....
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    Dairy digesters raise health concerns

    The Pantagraph 20 Jun 2024
    Cows stand in a corral May 20 at a Pixley, Calif., where there are more cows than people. Digesters that convert cow manure and other organic waste into biogas to create electricity or to fuel vehicles have spread nationally, but ... ....
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    Australian Business Insolvencies Hit Record High in Past 12 Months

    The Epoch Times 20 Jun 2024
    Among the sectors, electricity, gas, water and waste services had the highest rate of insolvencies at 89 percent, driven by the rising number of small ......
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    Is zero routine flared gas by 2030 a possibility?

    Business Ghana 20 Jun 2024
    Rather than treating the gas as a waste product, flare-to-power solutions harness it as a resource, using it to generate electricity and a source of clean energy ... makes sense to repurpose this wasted energy, turning it into electricity supply for countries that need it the most....
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    GDP: New Zealand escapes recession with growth in first quarter

    NewstalkZB 20 Jun 2024
    New Zealand’s gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.2 percent in the March 2024 quarter, according to figures released by Stats NZ today ... Rises were seen in rental, hiring and real estate services, up 0.9 percent. Electricity generation drove a 2.9 percent increase in electricity, gas, water and waste services ... Earlier today ... ....
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    Netherlands vs France TV channel, start time and how to watch Euro 2024 fixture online tomorrow

    Yahoo Daily News 20 Jun 2024
    France and Netherlands will go head to head when they play their second match apiece in Group D at Euro 2024 on Friday ... The Dutch were electric but wasteful at times during their own win over Poland, leaving it late to claim the points through Wout Weghorst’s winner ... Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the match ... Where can I watch it? ... Odds ... ....
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    The Rise of Digital Graveyards Is Much More Worrying Than You Think It Is

    International Business Times 20 Jun 2024
    These accounts are called "digital legacy" accounts ... digital graveyards ... These substantial operational costs to maintain the server also become an environmental burden as it wastes considerable electricity by ensuring accounts are still stored actively on the server ... Also Read ... Elon Musk ... Ola Electric's IPO To Be A Game-Changer For India's EV Industry ... ....
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