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[mass noun], [often as modifier] Electrical power which is generated or utilized in relatively small quantities:‘micropower generators’‘renewable micropower technologies’
- ‘Municipal and industrial waste disposal can be viewed also as a resource recovery application and hence a potential market for micropower product lines.’
- ‘Public Service Commissions can further accelerate the installation of clean micropower systems by establishing renewable portfolio standards.’
- ‘Among the premier benefits of micropower is its environmental friendliness.’
- ‘With an exemption from such surcharges, the playing field might be more level for micropower generators.’
- ‘There is much technological progress in Western Europe and Japan, as new micropower technologies are being tested around the globe.’
- ‘The sooner we move to renewable micropower technologies, the sooner we can reduce the loading of the atmosphere with industrial gases.’
- ‘Research foundations, public and private, might allocate more funds to renewable micropower R & D.’
- ‘Also, their installation costs compare favorably to other micropower categories.’
- ‘Indeed, federal and state rulings regarding pollution control should stimulate the growth of many micropower products and markets.’
- ‘High capital cost per kilowatt of energy generated, relative to other micropower sources, has been the key factor holding back development of fuel cells.’
- ‘In the coming years, relatively high levels of capital spending by micropower firms are expected to continue.’
- ‘The residential sector to date has used micropower products mostly for backup power in the event of failure of the central utility grid.’
- ‘Our homes will be powered by micropower units that will allow us all to get off the grid.’
- ‘Large firms outside the U.S. are also looking at becoming more active in the micropower business.’
- ‘The former has achieved much greater penetration in the micropower area.’
- ‘Micropower systems based on advanced technologies must become more cost-effective to achieve broad commercialization.’
- ‘From superior internal combustion engines, to gas turbines, to fuel cells, to more familiar renewable generators, micropower systems are proliferating in diverse applications.’
- ‘These are not discussed here as they are not expected to be utilized in the micropower area.’
- ‘Micropower units utilized here can be conventional generator sets, fuel cells, or other product categories.’
- ‘Technological advances have brought down the costs of micropower systems.’
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