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Monthly Archive for: «December, 2013»

Electrical Thumb Rules You MUST Follow (7)

Continued from: Electrical Thumb Rules You MUST Follow (Part 6) Overhead conductor / cable size Transmission / distribution  line (span, height of tower) Types of towers Tower swing angle clearance (metal part to… Read more

Dec 23, 2013 | Energy and Power

Electrical Thumb Rules You MUST Follow, part 7

An overview of Australia’s electricity transmission networks

In Australia, there are transmission networks in each state and territory, with cross‐border interconnectors that link some networks. The National Electricity Market (NEM) in eastern and southern Australia provides a fully interconnected… Read more

Dec 13, 2013 | Transmission and Distribution

An overview of Australia’s electricity transmission networks

Billion Dollar Storms vs U.S. Electric Grid

Severe weather is the single leading cause of power outages in the United States. Outages caused by severe weather such as thunderstorms, hurricanes and blizzards account for 58 percent of outages observed… Read more

Dec 09, 2013 | Smart Grid

A street light and utility pole brought down by Hurricane Sandy lay on the street in Avalon, N.J. About 2.5 million customers had no power Tuesday in New Jersey. (photo by Mark Wilson via npr.org)
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