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Power Hungry

Author : Shaneekqua Bell
ISBN : 9781387442164
Genre : Fiction
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The continuation of Strength in Numbers. This is book 6 Power Hungry. Welcome to a world of magical friendships and unlikely bonds. Join Sasha and family. Prepare for adventure.
Category: Fiction

Power Hungry

Author : Howard Weinstein
ISBN : 9780671746483
Genre : Fiction
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The crew of the U.S.S. "Enterprise" receives a mission to deliver emergency famine relief to the planet Thiopa and finds the starving citizens oppressed under the reign of a brutal dictatorship that Captain Picard must try to dissuade
Category: Fiction

Power Hungry

Author : Roger S. Conrad
ISBN : 047144295X
Genre : Business & Economics
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The Best Strategies for Investing in the Power Industry The face of the utilities industry has changed dramatically since the deregulation laws were passed. And, in many ways, this has affected no one more than investors in this industry. How can you, as a sophisticated individual investor, take advantage of the recent changes and avoid the pitfalls while navigating this new terrain? Written by industry expert Roger Conrad, Power Hungry can help you profit from the enormous potential in this field. Power Hungry details for the investor: * How energy deregulation works * The role of new technology in the utilities industry * The aftermath of utility deregulation * The most effective criteria for picking the best utility stocks As the only book focused on investing within the energy, communications, and water industries, Power Hungry offers a comprehensive look at the past, present, and future of the utility industry, allowing you to make the most profitable investing decisions.
Category: Business & Economics

Power Hungry

Author : Robert Bryce
ISBN : 9781610390439
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The promise of "green jobs" and a "clean energy future" has roused the masses. But as Robert Bryce makes clear in this provocative book, that vision needs a major re-vision. We cannot--and will not--quit using carbon-based fuels at any time in the near future for a simple reason: they provide the horsepower that we crave. The hard reality is that oil, coal, and natural gas are here to stay. Fueling our society requires that we make good decisions and smart investments based on facts. In Power Hungry, Bryce crushes a phalanx of energy myths, showing why renewables are not green, carbon capture and sequestration won't work, and even--surprise!--that the U.S. is leading the world in energy efficiency. Power Hungry delivers a clear-eyed view of what's needed to transform the gargantuan global energy sector.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Summary Power Hungry

Author : BusinessNews Publishing
ISBN : 9782511001479
Genre : Business & Economics
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The must-read summary of Robert Bryce's book: “Power Hungry: The Myths of “Green” Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future”. This complete summary of "Power Hungry" by Robert Bryce, a prominent American journalist, presents his argument that green energy in the US is a myth, as renewables are not in fact particularly green, and carbon capture and sequestration is unlikely to ever work. He states that the only feasible and workable energy strategy for the US would have to be to built on harnessing natural gas and nuclear power to generate electricity, which he believes are the real fuels of the future. Added-value of this summary: • Save time • Understand the energy sector in America and globally • Expand your knowledge of American politics and culture To learn more, read "Power Hungry" and discover how the renewable energy sector may not be as promising as it seems, and what some realistic alternatives may be.
Category: Business & Economics

Power Hungry

Author : Camilla V. Saulsbury
ISBN : 189110554X
Genre : Cooking
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Provides recipes for protein bars, granola bars, and endurance gels using natural ingredients.
Category: Cooking

The Leadership Paradox

Author : Denny Gunderson
ISBN : 1576583791
Genre : Religion
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What is the key to effective leadership?The ability to organize and take charge? The ability to preach and teach? Entrepreneurial skill? A charismatic personality? According to Jesus, none of the above. Jesus is unarguably the greatest leader the world has ever seen. His three years of public ministry in an obscure and troublesome corner of the Roman Empire not only irrevocably changed Roman civilization, but every other civilization that has subsequently emerged. Yet, remarkably, Jesus spoke very little about leadership and even less about how to attain it.Perhaps that is why many of today's corporate-driven churches prefer to draw upon the leadership styles of Moses, David, Nehemiah, or Paul. Denny Gunderson challenges us to think again.This refreshingly candid book draws us to the Master's side. From this vantage point, we observe Jesus through the eyes of people who experienced him firsthand. And through their eyes we discover surprising insights that will challenge us to rethink our leadership stereotypes. This book is part of our Discipleship Essentials series. Pages: 199 (paperback)
Category: Religion

Power Hungry

Author : Dominic Eagleton
ISBN : OCLC:239902577
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Energy Tips

Author : Ralph W. Ritchie
ISBN : 0939656523
Genre : House & Home
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We are in a power crunch and you need help. It is not going to go away. Fuel costs, population increases, or the need to reduce air pollution will all keep us in a power hungry situation. Either we cannot afford it, can no longer breathe it, or there will not be enough. The purpose of this book is to ease the problem. Better start learning now.Experience is the best teacher, but you need help before you can acquire experience on your own.Next best is to benefit from anotherżs experience. This book collects the relevant material from most of the authorsż over 50 books. They were written for people who want to help themselves. Does that include you?This book contains over 50 years of ways we have used to conserve energy. We started early: The message of energy shortages to come wasnżt widely publicized, although itżs coming was announced and published in the 1950's.We hope that rolling blackouts are the most with which we will have to cope. In todayżs culture, even that is a minor disaster. Electricity is the hinge upon which our lives swing. Most of us canżt even tell time without electricity, or when it comes back on, how do we reset the clocks? In fact, every floating automatic device in the house will need resetting.We depend upon electricity for all the niceties of living. What about the necessities?Food Preservation and SpoilageHeatLight- both to see and for securityWater-. No hot water without electricity. City and Rural water is supplied by electric pumps.Enjoy air conditioning? A hot tub, Hot water? These are things we can live without if we must, although there are energy efficient ways to have these things. Otherwise, either the cost of having them or the need to use a minimum of electricity may make them unavailable. Solar Energy will heat your home and provide hot water. It will even heat a hot tub.We use what is in this book ALL the time.
Category: House & Home

Ultra Low Power Electronics And Design

Author : E. Macii
ISBN : 9781402080753
Genre : Computers
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Power consumption is a key limitation in many high-speed and high-data-rate electronic systems today, ranging from mobile telecom to portable and desktop computing systems, especially when moving to nanometer technologies. Ultra Low-Power Electronics and Design offers to the reader the unique opportunity of accessing in an easy and integrated fashion a mix of tutorial material and advanced research results, contributed by leading scientists from academia and industry, covering the most hot and up-to-date issues in the field of the design of ultra low-power devices, systems and applications.
Category: Computers

Organizations With Power Hungry Agents

Author : Wouter Dessein
ISBN : OCLC:1086614584
Genre : Decision making
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We analyze a model of hierarchies in organizations where neither decisions themselves nor the delegation of decisions are contractible, and where power-hungry agents derive a private benefit from making decisions. Two distinct agency problems arise and interact: Subordinates take more biased decisions (which favors adding more hierarchical layers), but uninformed superiors may fail to delegate (which favors removing layers). A designer may remove intermediate layers of the hierarchy (eliminate middle managers) or de-integrate an organization by removing top layers (eliminate top managers). We show that stronger preferences for power result in smaller, more de-integrated hierarchies. Our key insight is that hoarding of decision rights is especially severe at the top of the hierarchy.
Category: Decision making

Rethinking Federalism

Author : Karen Knop
ISBN : 0774805005
Genre : Political Science
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!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN" meta name="generator" content="HTML Tidy, see www.w3.org" Federalism is at once a set of institutions -- the division of public authority between two or more constitutionally defined orders of government -- and a set of ideas which underpin such institutions. As an idea, federalism points us to issues such as shared and divided sovereignty, multiple loyalties and identities, and governance through multi-level institutions. Seen in this more complex way, federalism is deeply relevant to a wide range of issues facing contemporary societies. Global forces -- economic and social -- are forcing a rethinking of the role of the central state, with power and authority diffusing both downwards to local and state institutions and upwards to supranational bodies. Economic restructuring is altering relationships within countries, as well as the relationships of countries with each other. At a societal level, the recent growth of ethnic and regional nationalisms -- most dramatically in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, but also in many other countries in western Europe and North America -- is forcing a rethinking of the relationship between state and nation, and of the meaning and content of 'citizenship.' Rethinking Federalism explores the power and relevance of federalism in the contemporary world, and provides a wide-ranging assessment of its strengths, weaknesses, and potential in a variety of contexts. Interdisciplinary in its approach, it brings together leading scholars from law, economics, sociology, and political science, many of whom draw on their own extensive involvement in the public policy process. Among the contributors, each writing with the authority of experience, are Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa and Jacques Pelkmans on the European Union, Paul Chartrand on Aboriginal rights, Samuel Beer on North American federalism, Alan Cairns on identity, and Vsevolod Vasiliev on citizenship after the breakup of the Soviet Union. The themes refracted through these different disciplines and political perspectives include nationalism, minority protection, representation, and economic integration. The message throughout this volume is that federalism is not enough -- rights protection and representation are also of fundamental importance in designing multi-level governments.
Category: Political Science

Energy Harvesting Technologies

Author : Shashank Priya
ISBN : 9780387764641
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Energy Harvesting Technologies provides a cohesive overview of the fundamentals and current developments in the field of energy harvesting. In a well-organized structure, this volume discusses basic principles for the design and fabrication of bulk and MEMS based vibration energy systems, theory and design rules required for fabrication of efficient electronics, in addition to recent findings in thermoelectric energy harvesting systems. Combining leading research from both academia and industry onto a single platform, Energy Harvesting Technologies serves as an important reference for researchers and engineers involved with power sources, sensor networks and smart materials.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The War On Cash

Author : David McRee
ISBN : 9781630061548
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book is a wake-up call to every one about the tactics being used by governments to restrict the public's use of cash and to abuse the laws for its own purposes. Powerful forces are threatening your financial freedom. All over the world, including in the United States of America, governments, certain academics, banks and non-governmental organizations (nonprofits) are working in a coordinated way to stop you from using cash. The War on Cash is a shocking look into the banks and power-hungry government plans to confiscate yor cash, steal your liberty, and track every dollar you spend. AND HOW TO FIGHT BACK.
Category: Business & Economics

Integrated Circuit And System Design Power And Timing Modeling Optimization And Simulation

Author : Vassilis Paliouras
ISBN : 9783540290131
Genre : Computers
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Workshop on Power and Timing Optimization and Simulation, PATMOS 2005, held in Leuven, Belgium in September 2005. The 74 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on low-power processors, code optimization for low-power, high-level design, telecommunications and signal processing, low-power circuits, system-on-chip design, busses and interconnections, modeling, design automation, low-power techniques, memory and register files, applications, digital circuits, and analog and physical design.
Category: Computers

Low Power Cmos Circuits

Author : Christian Piguet
ISBN : 9781420036503
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The power consumption of microprocessors is one of the most important challenges of high-performance chips and portable devices. In chapters drawn from Piguet's recently published Low-Power Electronics Design, Low-Power CMOS Circuits: Technology, Logic Design, and CAD Tools addresses the design of low-power circuitry in deep submicron technologies. It provides a focused reference for specialists involved in designing low-power circuitry, from transistors to logic gates. The book is organized into three broad sections for convenient access. The first examines the history of low-power electronics along with a look at emerging and possible future technologies. It also considers other technologies, such as nanotechnologies and optical chips, that may be useful in designing integrated circuits. The second part explains the techniques used to reduce power consumption at low levels. These include clock gating, leakage reduction, interconnecting and communication on chips, and adiabatic circuits. The final section discusses various CAD tools for designing low-power circuits. This section includes three chapters that demonstrate the tools and low-power design issues at three major companies that produce logic synthesizers. Providing detailed examinations contributed by leading experts, Low-Power CMOS Circuits: Technology, Logic Design, and CAD Tools supplies authoritative information on how to design and model for high performance with low power consumption in modern integrated circuits. It is a must-read for anyone designing modern computers or embedded systems.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Hatshepsut

Author : Pamela Dell
ISBN : 9780756538354
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Examines the life and times of the first woman pharaoh of ancient Egypt.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction