energy gap


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energy gap

[′en·ər·jē ‚gap]
(solid-state physics)
A range of forbidden energies in the band theory of solids.
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If this were achieved, 1 additional kcal/day would be expended in school-aged children and 1% of the energy gap would be addressed.
So, in our calculations we take the value of the energy gap of graphene to be [[epsilon].
The report said that if the Big Six energy companies were to abandon building new renewable energy sources, such as wind power, and forged ahead with new fossil fuel plants in order to bridge the looming energy gap, householders would see rises in bills.
A report by Friends of the Earth says the "Big Six" are planning to abandon building new renewable energy sources and instead are forging ahead with new fossil fuel plants in order to bridge the looming energy gap.
The report said that if the Big Six energy companies were to abandon building new renewable energy sources such as wind power and forged ahead with new fossil fuel plants in order to bridge the looming energy gap, householders would see rises in bills.
Greek Cypriot administration has been receiving electricity from TRNC since July 16 to overcome its energy gap.
Shadow Energy Minister Huw Irranca-Davies commented: "I think we do have a cross-party consensus, that we can use to put certainty into the market that we will drive investment in, and fill that energy gap before we do have a crisis.
As Sembcorp commercial vice-president Dr John Bone says it is a double win, burning waste that nobody else wants while helping plug the nation's energy gap.
We must also address our local transport networks which are currently congested and a large contributor to our carbon foot-t print, as well as the looming energy gap.
According to President Obama, the Recovery Act awards "will help close the clean energy gap that has grown between America and other nations while creating good jobs, reducing our carbon emissions and increasing our energy security.
Khalid Al Falih, President and CEO of Saudi Aramco, welcomed the likelihood of increased output from Iraq, saying that Saudi Arabia was seen as the producer that would fill the energy gap between growing demand and supply over the next 20 years.