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electric cell

[i¦lek·trik ′sel]
(electricity)
A single unit of a primary or secondary battery that converts chemical energy into electric energy.
A single unit of a device that converts radiant energy into electric energy, such as a nuclear, solar, or photovoltaic cell.
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Classrooms will be improved and extended and the new building will have solar panels, a wind power generator, rainwater recycling and photo electric cells.
Although the nickel-hydrogen batteries are installed in the HEV's made by both Toyota and Honda, the number of the installed electric cells differ depending on the type of HEV used.
Solar electric cells are made of thin slices of silicon, the same material as beach sand.
In Toyota's HEV-type cars, six nickel-hydrogen electric cells are connected in a series to form a battery module; each of its cars feature 40 modules, or 240 cells.
Considered to be the most suitable power source for electric automobiles, a nickel hydrogen battery consists of at least 200 large sized electric cells per automobile.
NYSE:CY), today announced that its industry-leading, high-performance silicon solar electric cells have been selected by two universities participating in the second Solar Decathlon to be held in Washington, D.
A fuel cell is a device composed of a group of electric cells that combines hydrogen and oxygen to quietly produce electric power and heat energy without combustion.
Kinkaid also has developed The Mariposa, a module created to dramatically increase the power of solar electric cells while lowering costs.