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Last edited 09 Mar 2018
The term 'electricity' refers to the presence and flow of an electric charge. The most common form is that which is used to power appliances, machines and devices by the flow of electrons through conductors such as copper wires.
Static electricity refers to electric charges that are static and not moving, while an electric current is created when charges are dynamic and moving.
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- Developing system intelligence for optimising building electricity networks.
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- Domestic micro-generation.
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- Faraday Challenge.
- Flexible electrical networks for a low carbon future.
- Glossary of electrical terms.
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- PV inverter.
- Subsidy-free low carbon electricity.
- The Future of Electricity in Domestic Buildings.
- The use of batteries to store electricity for buildings.
- Wireless electric highways.
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