Citations with the tag: ELECTRIC power
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- Consortium to study possible interconnection.
// Transmission & Distribution World; Mar98, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p6
Presents a feasibility study to be conducted by Electricite de France for the synchronous interconnection of power grids in Europe. Possibility of low-frequency oscillations due to distance between the new system and generating units.
- Keeping the lights on in Shanghai.
Zhou Yong-Xing // Transmission & Distribution World; Mar98, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p10
Discusses the maintenance of overhead circuits without interrupting electric power service in Shanghai, China. Increase of transmission voltages to overcome lack in system capacity; Delegation of responsibilities to selected power bureaus; Installation of a new insulated arm aerial platform to...
- Panel Concludes: Electric Retail Consumers Make Needs Known.
Zhou Yong-Xing // Transmission & Distribution World; Jul2003, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p8
Reports on the key recommendations of the Consumer Energy Council of America regarding electric power service in the U.S. Protection of residential and small business consumers from price increase in electric power service; Need to upgrade the nation's transmission system through technological...
- Suppliers put ...48m into energy saving.
Zhou Yong-Xing // Professional Engineering; 04/29/98, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p12
Reports that in Great Britain, 48 million pounds sterling will be spent by 14 public electricity suppliers, in order to enforce measures to cut energy consumption by small businesses and domestic customers. What is the target for reduction by the end of March, 2000; Who set this target and why...
- Study: Power supplies set for summer.
Fitting, Beth // Business Journal (Central New York); 5/3/2002, Vol. 16 Issue 18, p2
Presents the results of a study by the Northeast Power Coordinating Council (NPCC) on electricity supplies in New York State. Factors that affect electricity supplies in the state; List of procedures and programs adopted by the NPCC to maintain electricity system reliability; Comparison on...
- The profit of power.
Fitting, Beth // African Business; Sep97, Issue 224, p29
Focuses on Botswana's electric power industry. Lack of domestic sources of hydroelectric power; Morupule coal-fired power station; Local power generation output; Improvement of power facilities and administration.
- Utility restructuring brings competitive pricing.
Sedlik, Barry R. // Orange County Business Journal; 10/14/96, Vol. 19 Issue 42, pCA17
Reports that Pete Wilson, governor of California, signed a law that will restructure the state's $23 billion electricity market. Competitors in the electricity industry; What the market structure will encompass; Where California's business and residential customers purchase their electric...
- Energy answer, many say, is blowin' in the wind.
Knickerbocker, Brad // Christian Science Monitor; 1/17/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 36, p2
Discusses the outlook for the use of solar and wind power in California to help reduce the severity of the energy crisis in California.
- Power shortages in China.
Knickerbocker, Brad // Countryside & Small Stock Journal; Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 87 Issue 5, p120
Reports on the power shortage in China as of 2003.
- Critical appraisal of power policy.
Haidari, Iqbal // Economic Review (05318955); Oct96, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p65
Presents an appraisal of the power policy in Pakistan. High price of electricity in Pakistan; Basic rates of electricity per kilowatt/hour; Criticisms on the policy; Implications on the increase in tariff rates; Emergence of furnace oil-powered power plants.
- The power scenario beyond the IPPs.
Ziauddin, M. // Economic Review (05318955); Jun98, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p25
Explains the problem regarding power shortage in Pakistan. Reasons for the shortage; Actions the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) can take to solve the problem; Reasons for the higher prices of purchases from Independent Power Projects (IPP); Potential benefits of a policy on...
- Increase of 1261.3MW energy envisaged.
Ziauddin, M. // Economic Review (05318955); Jun98, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p27
Reports on the potential increase in total energy generation capacity in Pakistan. Share of the public sector under the Public Sector Development Programme for 1998 to 1999; Private plants that will contribute to increased generation capacity after being commissioned; Projected number of...
- The Welfare Impact of Rising Block Pricing: Electricity in Colombia.
Maddock, Rodney; Castano, Elkin // Energy Journal; 1991, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p65
Focuses on the impact of rising block pricing on electricity in Colombia. Taylor's 1975 study on the demand for electricity; Information on the pricing system for electricity in Medellin, Colombia; Impact of rising block pricing on consumers' budgets; Information on Hausman's method of...
- Onsite Backup Generation and Interruption Insurance for Electricity Distribution.
Doucet, Joseph A.; Oren, Shmuel S. // Energy Journal; 1991, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p79
Focuses on interruption insurance for electric power by introducing onsite backup generation capacity as a supplementary form of interruption insurance. Reason some utilities were left in a position of excess capacity; Information on a basis model of interruption insurance; Incentives for...
- Can a normal source supply emergency loads?
Hartwell, Frederic P. // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance; Jan1997, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p48
Responds to questions on whether a normal power source can supply emergency loads. Use of the National Electrical Code for interpretation; Citation of article provisions on a case-to-case basis.
- New from EC&M.
Hartwell, Frederic P. // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance; Jul97, Vol. 96 Issue 7, p64
Presents electric power-related literature. Includes the book `Fundamentals of Programmable Logic Controllers'; Fred Hartwell's book `EC&M's Illustrated Changes in the 1996 National Electrical Code'; Isidor Buchmann's book `Batteries in a Portable World.'
Hartwell, Frederic P. // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance; Jul97, Vol. 96 Issue 7, p72
Presents electric power-related literature. Includes bulletin on the PTR1 24-pin flat bed; `Your Electrical Solutions' reference guide; SymCom's electrical short form catalog.
- Practical preparations for the utility deregulation `game'--part 3.
Waggoner, Ray // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance; Mid-Dec97, Vol. 96 Issue 13, p16
Part III. Gives advice on negotiating for installation of electric power. Categories of monitoring applications; Concern on conditions of voltage and current; Determination of possible difficulties with the facility distribution.
- Power quality: How bad is bad?
Wolff, Jean-Pierre // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance; Aug98, Vol. 97 Issue 9, p28
Presents various cases of electric power quality problems. Includes failure of a school's telephone equipment; Unwanted shutdowns and poor picture quality at a newspaper facility; Computer crashes at a school's computer laboratory.
- Weekly output, 1-million kWh.
Wolff, Jean-Pierre // Electrical World; Aug96, Vol. 210 Issue 8, p6
Presents data on the weekly electric power output of the United States from 1992 to June 1996.
- New gas finds, pipelines shaping Latin American IPP environment.
Wolff, Jean-Pierre // Electrical World; Sep96, Vol. 210 Issue 9, p28
Reports on the development of independent power projects (IPP) in Latin America and the impact of new gas finds and pipelines. Increase in gas production of Mexico; Two big natural gas finds in Peru; Development of GasAndes pipeline project from Argentina to Chile; Mata Grosso pipeline project...
- Debate crops up as California farmers demand choice.
Pospisil, Ray // Electrical World; Sep96, Vol. 210 Issue 9, p68
Focuses on the debate sparked by California farmers' demand for lower price from power marketers. Higher power rates for the agricultural business; Irrigation pumps as farms' biggest electric loads; Concern of growers about utility monopoly; California legislation mandating retail competition...
- Weekly output, 1-million KWH.
Pospisil, Ray // Electrical World; Feb97, Vol. 211 Issue 2, p13
Presents a graph and a chart of the weekly output of electric power in the United States from November to December 1996.
- Air-core reactors chosen to control increase in network power flow.
Pospisil, Ray // Electrical World; June97, Vol. 211 Issue 6, p19
Looks at the work done by electrical engineers to control the power supply in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1996 Summer Olympics. Use of air-core reactors; When the project was started; Problems encountered in the project; Where the reactors were located; Options to prevent overloading;...
- Massachusetts next in line.
Pospisil, Ray // Electrical World; Jan1998, Vol. 212 Issue 1, p6
Focuses on Massachusetts, which will usher in retail competition for electric power customers on March 1, 1998. Information on what the state's restructuring law calls for; Details on the percent discount to standard customers; Guarantee made to power companies.
- Section 7. Electricity.
Pospisil, Ray // Monthly Energy Review; May97, p93
Presents information related to the generation of electric power in the United States, for February 1997. Drop in coal-fired generation; Drop in nuclear generation; Drop in hydroelectric generation.
- Power sources.
Pospisil, Ray // EDN; 06/04/98, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p183
Gives information on various power sources which can be used with electronic devices. Information on Conversion Equipment Corporation's 9216 series of telecommunication power supplies; Functions of Power Trends Incorporated switching regulator; Description of SL Waber's Upstart Network power...
- A lower cost at all costs? One customer's choice.
Wood, Gary // New Hampshire Business Review; 6/21/96, Vol. 18 Issue 13, p4A
No abstract available.
- Tight electric supplies forecast for summer.
Wood, Gary // New Hampshire Business Review; 6/21/96, Vol. 18 Issue 13, p9A
No abstract available.
- Understanding solid state power controllers.
Kintigh, Stanley S. // Process Heating; Jul/Aug96, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p42
Discusses solid state power controllers. Features; Comparison of phase-angle and zero-cross control; Basic operating techniques.
- Compressed air stores electricity.
Stover, Dawn // Popular Science; May93, Vol. 242 Issue 5, p23
Reports that by storing compressed air in underground caverns, electric utilities can handle peak demand without building new power plants. Compressed-air energy storage plant at the Alabama Electric Cooperative; Plans to open other plants worldwide; How the system works.
- Fuel cell update.
Skerrett, P. J. // Popular Science; Jun93, Vol. 242 Issue 6, p88
Gives details on fuel cells, versatile power plants that are closely akin to ordinary batteries. Work of Sir William Grove in 1839 with fuel cells; How they work; Different types and sizes; Various fuels used; Applications; Future benefits. INSETS: Fuel cells hit the road, by P.J.S.;Feeding...
- Circadian lighting relieves operators caught in the zombie zone.
Swanekamp, Robert // Power; Sep/Oct97, Vol. 141 Issue 5, p17
Presents an excerpt of a story relating to issues which affect power plants, taken from `The Sourcebook for Competitive Powerplant Management.'
- Stellar's Solar Power Makes Tree Lots Merrier.
Sinovic, Steve // San Diego Business Journal; 12/13/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 50, p10
The article reports that the electric utilities company Stellar Solar to provide power for the Purdy Farm Christmas Tree lots in Del Mar, California.
- High ambitions.
Dodman, Kevin // International Power Generation; May98, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p19
No abstract available.
- News in brief.
Dodman, Kevin // International Power Generation; Jul98, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p5
Presents news on the power supply industry. Information on the power failure in Karachi in May 1998; Amount of loans approved by the World Bank for Ukraine for the district heating authority in Kiev; Amount of radioactive spent fuel that will be accumulated by the French nuclear industry by the...
- Self-powered house.
Dodman, Kevin // Country Journal; Jul85, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p54
This all-electric house draws its current from a powerhouse the owner designed and built next to a small creek. The owner tells how to evaluate your own stream's power potential. INSET: Is home power for you?.
- Lynbrook power plan prompts detractors.
LaFemina, Lorraine // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 3/10/97, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p1
Reports on protests against the proposed creation of a municipal electric power company in the Village of Linbrook on Long Island, New York. Arguments by opponents of the plan floated by Mayor Eugene Scarpato; Dispute over electricity prices.
- Power surplus in north Sumatra.
LaFemina, Lorraine // Modern Power Systems; Nov93, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p7
Reports that North Sumatra, Indonesia will have a capacity surplus of about 150 MW after two steam turbine power plants in Belawan become operational before the end of 1993.
- Ukranian imports leave supply fragile.
LaFemina, Lorraine // Modern Power Systems; Jan94, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p5
Reports on the initial suspension and then resumption by Ukraine of power exports to Bulgaria. Indication of the fragility of Bulgaria's national electricity supply; Warning that electricity might be rationed if the No. 6 unit of the Kozlodui nuclear plant was not put into service rapidly.
- Respite from power shortage.
LaFemina, Lorraine // Modern Power Systems; Jan94, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p9
Reports that the Philippines was granted a respite from its power shortages when a power surplus was recorded. Launching of a program to reduce the country's energy shortage and reduce the dependence on imported oil by 30% by the end of the century.
- Regulator recommends 70 non-fossil fuel projects.
LaFemina, Lorraine // Modern Power Systems; Dec94, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p11
Reports that the director general of the electricity supply in England and Wales, Professor Stephen Littlechild, has recommended 70 projects to meet the third non-fossil fuel order which requires the 12 regional electricity authorities to buy some of their electricity from renewable energy sources.
- Germany finances power line.
LaFemina, Lorraine // Modern Power Systems; Nov95, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p5
No abstract available.
- Free power offer.
LaFemina, Lorraine // Modern Power Systems; Nov95, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p5
No abstract available.
- Russia cuts power again.
LaFemina, Lorraine // Modern Power Systems; Apr96, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p11
Reports that the Russian government has interrupted its electricity supply to Ukraine. Reasons for the interruptions.
- Imports to increase.
LaFemina, Lorraine // Modern Power Systems; Jun98, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p9
Reports that the Turkish government will increase its electricity imports to meet increasing demand.
- CHP Plants Generate Growing Interest.
LaFemina, Lorraine // Energy User News; Apr2003, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p30
Reports on the trend of combined heat and power projects in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Combined heat and power projects in New York and New Jersey; Agreement signed by South Jersey Industries, Inc. related to power...
- Aggregating electric power is focus of August conference.
LaFemina, Lorraine // American City & County; Jul97, Vol. 112 Issue 8, p57
Reports on the investigations of state public utility commissions and legislatures to order retail power access. Concerns of other users; Launch of a conference by the Center for Business Intelligence scheduled August 14-15 at the Marriott Copley Place in Boston; Details on the conference;...
- Load calculations--Article 220.
Hartwell, Frederic P. // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance; Jul96, Vol. 95 Issue 7, p12
Presents a quiz for readers about electrical load calculations.
- The how, what, and where of power conditioning--part 2.
Waggoner, Ray // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance; Jul96, Vol. 95 Issue 7, p14
Part 2. Offers insights about electric power conditioning. Definition and applications of voltage regulating equipment and line conditioners; Disadvantage of having a range of correction of +10 to -40 percent; Importance of using voltage protection products; Caution on the use of constant...