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* The north-west areas of County Mayo have some of the best renewable energy resources in Europe, if not the world, in terms of wind resources, ocean wave, tidal and hydroelectric resources.
The Eritrean government has expressed interest in developing alternative energy sources, including geothermal, solar, and wind power.
Electricity is most often generated at a power station by electromechanical generators, primarily driven by heat engines fueled by chemical combustion or nuclear fission but also by other means such as the kinetic energy of flowing water and wind.
The first power plants were run on water power or coal, and today we rely mainly on coal, nuclear, natural gas, hydroelectric, and petroleum with a small amount from solar energy, tidal harnesses, wind generators, and geothermal sources.
There are many different methods of developing the mechanical energy, including heat engines, hydro, wind and tidal power.
Solar updraft towers use wind that is artificially produced inside the chimney by heating it with sunlight, and are more properly seen as forms of solar thermal energy.
Renewable sources other than hydroelectricity ( solar power, wind energy, tidal power, etc.
Sources of electricity were fossil fuels 67 %, renewable energy 16 % ( mainly hydroelectric, wind, solar and biomass ), and nuclear power 13 %, and other sources were 3 %.
Ninety-two percent of renewable energy was hydroelectric followed by wind at 6 % and geothermal at 1. 8 %.
Electrical power is usually generated by electro-mechanical generators driven by steam produced from fossil fuel combustion, or the heat released from nuclear reactions ; or from other sources such as kinetic energy extracted from wind or flowing water.
" Verena Frank, project manager at Beluga Shipping GmbH, SkySails GmbH's partner further stated that " the project's core concept was using wind energy as auxiliary propulsion power and using wind as a free of charge energy ".
In 2005, the Navy completed a $ 12 million wind project erecting four wind turbines capable of supplying about a quarter of the base's peak power needs, reducing diesel fuel usage and pollution from the existing diesel generators, while saving $ 1. 2 million in annual energy costs.
On February 17, 2011, IKEA announced its plans for a wind farm in Dalarna County, Sweden, furthering the furniture giant's goal of running on 100 percent renewable energy.
Using sonar, the team encountered a kind of underwater disturbance ( called a seiche ) due to stored energy ( such as from a wind ) causing an imbalance between the loch's warmer and colder layers ( known as the thermocline ).
The amount of solar wind plasma and energy which enters the magnetosphere is regulated by the orientation of the interplanetary magnetic field which is embedded in the solar wind.
The isolation is not complete, thanks to secondary processes such as magnetic reconnection — otherwise it would be hard for the solar wind to transmit much energy to the magnetosphere — but it still determines the overall configuration.
In the region behind the shock (" magnetosheath ") the velocity drops briefly to the Alfvén velocity ( and the temperature rises, absorbing lost kinetic energy ), but the velocity soon rises back as plasma is dragged forward by the surrounding solar wind flow.
The energy probably comes from a dynamo process, meaning that part of the circuit threads a plasma moving relative to Earth, either in the solar wind and in " boundary layer " flows which it drives just inside the magnetopause, or by plasma moving earthward in the magnetotail, as observed during substorms ( below ).
A similar possible solution to deal with the intermittency issue of solar and wind energy is found in the capacitor.
Carbon neutral fuels have been proposed for distributed storage for renewable energy, minimizing problems of wind and solar intermittency, and enabling transmission of wind, water, and solar power through existing natural gas pipelines.

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The survivors emerge on some nice, sunny day in March or April, when the temperature is close to 50-degrees and there is not too much wind.
And on the summit of Mount Washington, where thirty-five degrees below zero is commonplace and the wind velocity has registered higher than anywhere else in the world, there is a kind of wisdom to be found that other men often seek in the Himalayas `` because it is there ''.
I know as well as the next man that a ship is called from the rigging she carries, where the live wind blows, and not from the hull.
It is the power that holds the stars in their orbits, but allows the wind to bend a blade of grass.
LaGuardia's multi-lingual rallies, when he is running for Congress, are well staged, and wind up in a wild Jewish folk-dance that is really great musical theater.
* 1934 – The strongest surface wind gust in the world at 231 mph, is measured on the summit of Mount Washington, New Hampshire.
An anchor is a device, normally made of metal, that is used to connect a vessel to the bed of a body of water to prevent the vessel from drifting due to wind or current.
Since one fluke always protrudes up from the set anchor, there is a great tendency of the rode to foul the anchor as the vessel swings due to wind or current shifts.
The location to drop the anchor should be approached from down wind or down current, whichever is stronger.
Then, taking in on the first cable as the boat is motored into the wind and letting slack while drifting back, a second anchor is set approximately a half-scope away from the first on a line perpendicular to the wind.
In the bow and stern technique, an anchor is set off each the bow and the stern, which can severely limit a vessel's swing range and also align it to steady wind, current or wave conditions.
The vessel will now swing in the middle of two anchors, which is acceptable in strong reversing currents, but a wind perpendicular to the current may break out the anchors, as they are not aligned for this load.
This is deployed when the vessel is head to wind and has lost headway.
There is no documented evidence for this theory, however, and, the word liti was probably borrowed from 16th-18th century writings in Latin, where the word lituus could describe various wind instruments, such as the horn, the crumhorn, or the cornett.
* 1281 – Mongol invasion of Japan: The Mongolian fleet of Kublai Khan is destroyed by a " divine wind " for the second time in the Battle of Kōan.
According to Fundinn Noregr, Ægir is a son of the giant Fornjótr and brother of Logi (" fire ") and Kári (" wind ").

wind and directed
The storm's updraft, with upwardly directed wind speeds as high as, blow the forming hailstones up the cloud.
When Joseph Stalin got wind of this, he directed Gottwald to drop all pretense of democracy.
The charged particles originate in the magnetosphere and solar wind and, on Earth, are directed by the Earth's magnetic field into the atmosphere.
The flat top of the mountain is often covered by orographic clouds, formed when a south-easterly wind is directed up the mountain's slopes into colder air, where the moisture condenses to form the so-called " table cloth " of cloud.
Organ pipes are made from either wood or metal and produce sound when air under pressure (" wind ") is directed through them.
Podgorny in the Soviet Union, around 1972, built terrellas at which a flow of plasma was directed, simulating the solar wind.
An ocean current is a continuous, directed movement of ocean water generated by the forces acting upon this mean flow, such as breaking waves, wind, Coriolis effect, cabbeling, temperature and salinity differences and tides caused by the gravitational pull of the Moon and the Sun.
The geostrophic wind is directed parallel to isobars ( lines of constant pressure at a given height ).
Whereas the cantos one to three began with ‘ O wild West Wind ’ ( l. 1 ) and ‘ Thou ...’ ( l. 15, 29 ) and were clearly directed to the wind, there is a change in the fourth canto.
* People of the wind ( 1976 ) ( Colour, 110 minutes ), directed by Anthony Howarth.
In addition to directing the music at St. Mark's, Bassano was busy elsewhere in Venice ; he directed several groups of piffari, bands of wind players including bagpipes, recorders, shawms, flageolets, bassoons, and conceivably other instruments, which were used in other churches ( such as San Rocco ) or even street festivals.
As the flow is now somewhat right of the wind, the Coriolis force perpendicular to the flow's motion is now partly directed against the wind.
This is due in large part to the open-air settling ponds which allow the stench to be uncontrolled and directed towards the town regardless of the wind direction.
The Natural Resources Defense Council ( NRDC ) believes that government incentives should be directed more towards solar, wind, and energy-efficiency efforts.

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