Last edited 12 Jun 2020

Electricity

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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.

Articles relating to electricity on Designing Buildings Wiki:

  1. 18th Edition Wiring Regulations.
  2. Amendment 3 BS 7671 Requirements for Electrical Installations IET Wiring
  3. Ampere
  4. Appliance
  5. Approved Document P
  6. Approved document R
  7. Are electric bikes the future?
  8. Battery energy storage systems with grid-connected solar photovoltaics BR 514
  9. Battery storage
  10. Bluetooth
  11. Building an electrical grid for our times.
  12. Can we keep the lights on
  13. CAT5
  14. Changing patterns in domestic energy use FB 76
  15. Combined heat and power
  16. Community energy network
  17. Consumer electronics
  18. Consumer unit
  19. Creating a smarter, more flexible energy system
  20. DC electricity networks
  21. DC isolators for photovoltaic systems (FB 68)
  22. Developing system intelligence for optimising building electricity networks
  23. Domestic heat pumps and the electricity supply system
  24. Domestic micro-generation
  25. ECA
  26. ECA 2018 Apprentice of the Year
  27. ECA articles
  28. EIC apprentice support programme
  29. Electric
  30. Electric lock
  31. Electric motor
  32. Electric vehicles
  33. Electrical appliance
  34. Electrical component
  35. Electrical consumption
  36. Electrical control systems
  37. Electrical drawing
  38. Electrical energy
  39. Electrical engineer
  40. Electrical equipment
  41. Electrical installation
  42. Electrical power
  43. Electrical safety
  44. Electrical safety in the private rented sector.
  45. Electrical system
  46. Electrical wiring
  47. Electrician
  48. Electricity bill
  49. Electricity supply
  50. Electromagnetic field
  51. Energy
  52. Energy harvesting
  53. Energy storage
  54. Energy storage - the missing piece?
  55. Energy storage in buildings - a technology overview BG73 2018
  56. Ethernet
  57. Extranet
  58. Faraday Challenge
  59. Feed in tariff
  60. Flexible electrical networks for a low carbon future
  61. Formula E drives electric vehicle market forward
  62. Fuel cell
  63. Future of electricity in domestic buildings
  64. Glossary of electrical terms
  65. High-speed electronic communication network
  66. How the Electrical Industries Charity helps tackle domestic abuse
  67. Hydroelectricity
  68. IET Wiring Regulations
  69. In-building wireless
  70. Information and communications technology
  71. Internet of things
  72. Kilowatt hour
  73. Large scale solar thermal energy
  74. Local area network
  75. Making the most of renewable energy systems DG 531
  76. Micro-CHP
  77. Microgeneration
  78. Micro-grids
  79. On-site generation of heat and power
  80. Power factor
  81. Power generation
  82. Power over ethernet
  83. Power over USB
  84. Protected circuit
  85. PV inverter
  86. Renewable energy
  87. Rewiring
  88. Smart buildings
  89. Smart cities
  90. Smart meter owners report higher, not lower, bills
  91. Smart technology
  92. Solar photovoltaics
  93. Subsidy-free low carbon electricity
  94. Sustainable development: energy challenge
  95. Switchgear
  96. The future of electricity in domestic buildings
  97. The future of UK power generation
  98. The UK's low-carbon future is increasingly electric
  99. The use of batteries to store electricity for buildings
  100. Tidal lagoon power
  101. Types of fuel cells
  102. Ubiquitous sensors to assess energy consumption and wellbeing in domestic environments
  103. Uninterrupted power supply for buildings
  104. Utilities
  105. Voltage
  106. Watt
  107. Why the UK needs to support emerging tech like energy storage
  108. WiFi
  109. Will we burn fossil fuels to power wind turbines in the future?
  110. WiMax
  111. Wind Energy in the United Kingdom
  112. Wind farm
  113. Wind turbine
  114. Wireless electric highways
  115. ZigBee

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