energy pyramid


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energy pyramid

[′en·ər·jē ‚pir·ə·mid]
(ecology)
An ecological pyramid illustrating the energy flow within an ecosystem.
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The page that follows contains an illustration of a desert energy pyramid and food chain.
Energy analysis also should be a component of the energy pyramid.
On a state and federal level, in both regulated and deregulated markets, we need to expand the thought process, further incorporating proven opportunities such as demand response into the energy pyramid alongside efficiency and conservation," said Mr.
But before embarking on a renewable energy project, such as installing a wind machine or solar PV (photovoltaic) panels, consider the Energy Pyramid.
Although energy analysis was not shown as one of the building blocks for the pyramid, energy analysis needs to be included during each level of the energy pyramid.
in Hardy-Weinberg equations for studying allele frequency shifts), (e) applying precision versus accuracy, (f) using proportional reasoning for population sampling, and (g) studying the entropy of an energy pyramid in an ecosystem.
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