unit of energy

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u·nit of en·er·gy

1. CGS system: erg, joule;
2. MKS system: newton-meter (joule);
3. FPS system: foot-poundal;
4. gravitational unit: gram-centimeter, gram-meter, kilogram-meter, foot-pound;
5. SI: joule.
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They calculated that, for each unit of energy produced by solar cells, the net emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants due to the cells' manufacture were between 2 and 11 percent of what power plants in the United States and the European Union would emit to make the same amount of energy, the scientists report online and in the March 15 Environmental Science Technology.
2 units of energy for every unit of energy consumed in energy production.
Today, capital costs aside, it costs four times more to generate a unit of energy using gas than it does using coal, says Sarkus.
Contract notice: Provide Maintenance And Supply Of Spare Parts For A Turbine Generator Unit Of Energy Recovery And Waste Treatment (Uvetd) Savoy Waste.
Italian competition watchdog cleared on Monday the acquisition of a unit of energy and environmental company Resit by Enel Green Power, the renewable energy unit of Enel (BIT:ENEL).
From 2011, suppliers will have to reduce emissions per unit of energy by 1% a year from 2010 levels.
Per unit of energy gained, biodiesel requires 1 percent of the nitrogen, 8.
Carbon fiber structures, on the other hand, sustain microscopic cracks; a foot of composite might sustain 10,000 microcracks, each essentially representing a unit of energy absorption.
Contract notice: Construction of a unit of energy recovery and redevelopment of the current site benesse-maremne (uve) lot no.