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11 facts tagged with Electricity Facts
Wind Turbine Trees
After noticing the wind rustling and turning the leaves on trees, French entrepreneur Jérôme Michaud-Larivière designed wind turbine trees that could provide clean energy for urban settings.
Unique Prison in Brazil
There is a prison in Brazil that allows inmates to pedal stationary bicycles, providing electricity to a nearby city in exchange for reduced sentences.
In Arizona, a solar wind energy tower has been proposed that would generate as much energy as the Hoover Dam.
On October 28, 2013, wind power provided 100% of Denmark's power. At 2:00am, it was producing 122% of the country's energy needs.
In Iceland, 100% of domestically produced electricity comes from renewable energy.
Water, electricity, and gas has been free in Turkmenistan since 1991.
There is enough energy in one bolt of lightning to power a home for two weeks!
Pure water (H2O) does not conduct electricity on its own.