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  Energy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Free energy is a useful concept in chemistry, because energy considerations alone are not sufficient to decide the possibility of a chemical reaction.
Energy diffusion from more to less concentrated forms (net increase in entropy for the universe) is the driving force of all biological processes as all biochemical processes are a subset of chemical processes.
Energy is subject to the law of conservation of energy (which is a mathematical restatement of shift symmetry of time).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Energy   (4731 words)

 Category:Energy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Energy is a quantifiable state function of every physical system.
Energy allows one to predict how much work a physical system could be made to do, or how much heat it can exchange.
In general, the presence of energy is detected by an observer or system any time there is a change in the properties of another object or system.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Energy   (220 words)

 Energy, by Robert A. Leone: The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics: Library of Economics and Liberty
Energy is not a single industry, but many industries tied into every facet of our economy, from transportation and manufacturing to home heating and lighting.
Such discussions are dominated by concerns about energy depletion and the limits to economic growth, the belief of many in the need for regulation of energy markets, and the exaggeration or misstatement of the political hurdles that must be overcome to address the real challenges of energy use in a global economy.
Advocates of a market-oriented energy policy believe that a major part of the increase in miles per gallon was due to gasoline prices that were much higher in the late seventies and early eighties than in the late sixties and early seventies.
www.econlib.org /library/Enc/Energy.html   (1796 words)

 Encyclopedia of Energy Science...theory of everything, string, superstring, substratum, relativity, space, wavicle, ...
Energy Conversion Law...in any particular process of converting external energy to internal energy or internal energy to external energy, if any temperament produced is less than the maximum possible for that process, there will be a loss of exergic energy in that process.
Such a common study of energy could be called energy science which does not cover specific details of all of science but rather only the ones specifically relating to the concepts of energy.
While it is definitely considered to be a form of external energy, it appears to be a form of thermal energy and obeys many of the same gas rules as thermal energy.
www.benwiens.com /encyclopedia.html   (8204 words)

 Classroom Energy - All About Petroleum - What is energy? - American Petroleum Institute (API)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This heat energy is, in turn, captured in the form of steam and used to drive a turbine generator, creating kinetic energy.
To measure energy, we use the "heating value" of the fuel, which indicates how much of a certain fuel is converted to how much heat.
The energy content of a fuel is measured in terms of the heat it can generate.
www.classroom-energy.org /teachers/energy_tour/pg1.html   (724 words)

 NBC 4 - Health Encyclopedia - Calories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Technically, 1 calorie is the amount of energy required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water 1 degree Centigrade.
This is the amount of energy required to raise 1 kilogram of water (about 2.2 pounds) 1 degree Centigrade.
This energy is needed for vital functions like movement, thought, growth -- anything that you do requires the use of fuel.
www.nbc4.tv /encyclopedia/6863268/detail.html   (997 words)

 United Nations Division for Sustainable Development- Sustainable Development Issues -Energy
Develop and disseminate alternative energy technologies with the aim of giving a greater share of of the energy mix to renewable energy and, with a sense of urgency, substantially increase the global share of renewable energy sources - para.
Energy was one of the major themes of the ninth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-9), held in 2001.
Agenda 21 highlights the fact that current levels of energy consumption and production are not sustainable, especially if demand continues to increase and stresses the importance of using energy resources in a way that is consistent with the aims of protecting human health, the atmosphere, and the natural environment.
www.un.org /esa/sustdev/sdissues/energy/enr.htm   (493 words)

 ippex online
Energy is often defined as "the ability to do work," and Energy makes the world go around, you might say.
The unit of energy with which you are probably most familiar is the calorie.
Now look at how much energy is needed to do various things with with 1 gram of water.
ippex.pppl.gov /interactive/energy   (208 words)

 Department of Energy Home
Energy related royalty revenues account for about one-third (about $9.74 billion in 2004-05) of the total revenue collected by the Province.
Energy also accounts for almost 70 per cent of the value of our province's $66 billion in total exports and about one-quarter of the total $170 billion in Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
In 2005-06 revenues totalling $3.4 billion were paid by the energy industry through Alberta’s Crown land auction process setting a record for the most revenue collected in a fiscal year — almost $2.2 billion higher than the previous record in 2004-05.
www.energy.gov.ab.ca   (1057 words)

/2 is the kinetic energy, the energy of motion.
The rate at which energy is supplied or used is called power and is measured in watts, after the inventor of the modern steam engine, the Scotsman James Watt (1736-1819): an energy supply providing one joule per second gives one watt of power.
It would solve all of mankind's energy problems if, for instance, one could extract the heat energy of the oceans, leaving them slightly cooler and converting the extracted heat to electricity; but the second law tells that it cannot be done.
www-istp.gsfc.nasa.gov /stargaze/Senergy.htm   (1858 words)

Energy is defined as the ability to do work.
As it falls, energy in the gravitational field comes out of storage and is used to move the water.
So, energy in the gravitational field comes out of storage and is given to the water.
id.mind.net /~zona/mstm/physics/mechanics/energy/energy.html   (287 words)

 Best sustainable renewable energy and efficiency websites.
Center for Safe Energy has been working with environmental activists in the former Soviet Union on energy, energy efficiency and environmental issues since 1989, developing an extensive network of trusted and knowledgeable partners in Russia, Ukraine, Georgia and Kazakhstan.
Energy Foundation is a partnership of major foundations interested in sustainable energy.
The Home Energy Saver is designed to help consumers identify the best ways to save energy in their homes, and find the resources to do it.
www.care2.com /channels/ecoinfo/energy   (904 words)

 United Nations Statistics Division - Energy Statistics
The questionnaire is sent to national statistical offices, ministries of energy or other authorities responsible for energy statistics in a country for completion.
'Energy Statistics Yearbook' is a comprehensive collection of international energy statistics that provides a global framework of comparable data on long-term trends in the supply of mainly commercial primary and secondary forms of energy.
UNSD is also involved in developing concepts and methods in the domain of energy statistics to ensure international comparability of energy data and organize regional seminars, workshops to enhance national statistical capacity building in energy statistics.
unstats.un.org /unsd/energy/default.htm   (427 words)

 Get Energy Wise
Energy makes electricity so that we can turn on lights, watch TV, listen to the radio and run fridge's, stoves, other appliances and electrical gadgets.
People using energy to do work for them (and to play) is nothing new.
Energy has been used for heat and to cook food for thousands of years.
www.ecokids.ca /pub/eco_info/topics/energy/intro/index.cfm   (193 words)

 Encyclopedia Wind Energy
Offers for Sale The Wiley Encyclopedia of technology Energy and the Environment 2 Volume Set (Hardcover The wind energy field has waited a long time for a well written informative reference book Explains what conditions need to occur for there to be a blizzard.
A subject index of Encyclopedia of Energy Sciences Engineering and Technology Resources wind energy renewable energy sources OCEAN THERMAL ENERGY CONVERSION AND THE UTILIZATION OF Encyclopedia subject: 'Wind' solar heating : solar heating is a style of building construction which uses the energy of batteries be changed.
nuclear energy alternative energy department of released by burning fuels can be used to do project work.
www.power-online.org /encyclopedia-wind-energy.htm   (435 words)

 Benchmarking - Energy Benchmarking Group is an association of companies that conducts benchmarking studies to identify ...
Energy Benchmarking Group™ is an association of companies that conducts benchmarking studies to identify the best practices surrounding the energy industry that improve the overall operations of the members.
The scope of Energy Benchmarking Group™ membership includes those organizations that are involved in exploration, production, transmission, trading, marketing, sales, processing, refining, distribution, pipeline or service in the energy industry as part of or in support of their core business(es).
Energy Benchmarking Group™ will identify and present to members opportunities to participate in Benchmarking studies on various topics addressing issues of importance to the energy industry.
www.benchmarkingnetwork.com /energy   (634 words)

 Department of Energy - Energy Sources
Energy is the vital force powering business, manufacturing, and the transportation of goods and services to serve the American and world economies.
Energy supply and demand plays an increasingly vital role in our national security and the economic output of our nation.
The Department’s activities are instrumental in establishing the safety, reliability, and efficiency of energy supplies in a global marketplace.
www.energy.gov /energysources/index.htm   (182 words)

 RMI Energy & Resources Team (ER)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Energy efficiency has been a major focus for Rocky Mountain Institute since its inception, and most of its present activities grew out of a strategy of targeting sectors with the biggest energy-saving opportunities.
RMI's early energy work was aimed mainly at electric utilities and oil companies, advocating the advantages of reducing demand through efficiency rather than simply increasing supply.
Our staff and our network of affiliated professionals research and publish reports on energy policy and technologies, consult for companies, utilities, and government agencies, and provide information to the public and professionals.
www.rmi.org /sitepages/pid17.php   (229 words)

 General Info - Energy Links, USGS-ERP
The Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee is tasked with overseeing the use of energy and mineral resources located on lands owned or managed by the federal government.
They have also agreed to share energy information, to co-ordinate their energy policies and to co-operate in the development of rational energy programmes.
Office that implement a portion of the U.S. Department of Energy's fossil energy programs, by playing a key role in ensuring that coal is sustained as a clean, affordable, and environmentally acceptable resource for our nation's electric energy needs.
energy.usgs.gov /links.html   (1438 words)

 Energy: a guide for kids by Tiki the Penguin
Energy means that birds can fly, tigers can roar, wind can blow, sun can shine, cars can go fast, factories can make things, light bulbs can glow and your computer can work.
This means you get your energy from eating plants, or by eating other animals like cows which have fed off plants.
You get this energy mostly by digging it out of the ground, releasing ancient energy stores - fossil fuels - made by billions of tiny plants and stored by animals which lived millions of years ago.
tiki.oneworld.net /penguin/energy/energy.html   (2135 words)

 Einstein | American Museum of Natural History
He completed his first paper in June, on the properties of light and time.
Then just three months later he finished a second, shorter article—essentially an addendum to his previous paper—describing a "very interesting conclusion" about energy.
The secret the equation revealed—that mass and energy are different forms of the same thing—had eluded scientists for centuries.
www.amnh.org /exhibitions/einstein/energy/index.php   (159 words)

The ENERGY database is a product of international co-operation in the Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDE), a program of the International Energy Agency (IEA).
ENERGY is the world's most comprehensive bibliographic database on energy research and energy technology.
ENERGY is also available via STN on the Web and STN Easy.
www.fiz-informationsdienste.de /en/DB/energy/index.html   (224 words)

 United Nations Environment Programme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
UNEP Enegy is concerned with renewable energy, energy efficiency, transport, energy finance, and policy issues.
Seeks to develop new sustainable energy enterprises that use clean, efficient, and renewable energy technologies to meet the energy needs of under-served populations, thereby reducing the environmental and health consequences of existing energy use patterns.
Seeks to develop energy enterprises that use clean, efficient and sustainable energy technologies to meet the energy needs of under-served populations, thereby reducing the environmental and health consequences of existing energy use patterns and stimulating local economic growth.
www.unep.org /themes/energy   (197 words)

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