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2013-05-08 12:23:19

BOSTON, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Anbaric Transmission today announces that the "Transmission Customer Open Solicitation" for the Grand Isle Intertie Project ("GII") released on April 12, 2013 resulted in expressions of interest well in excess of the planned capacity of 400MW. GII, a transmission project between Plattsburgh, New York and Essex, Vermont will be capable of flowing 400 megawatts of electricity between upstate New York (from a substation in Plattsburgh) and Vermont (at a new...

2013-05-07 16:36:59

The MOM2 is ideal for testing busbar and cable joints NORRISTOWN, Pa., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Megger, one of the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of test equipment and measuring instruments for electrical power applications, now offers a handheld, high current micro-ohmmeter that delivers up to 240 A of current. The new MOM2 is ideal for testing busbar and cable joints as well as carrying out contact resistance measurements on low-, medium- and high-voltage...

2013-04-30 16:23:12

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke-American Transmission today completed its previously announced purchase from Atlantic Power of 72 percent of the capacity of Path 15 - an 84-mile, 500-kilovolt transmission line in central California. The nine-year-old line connects the state's northern and southern transmission grids, playing a key role in maintaining statewide electric system reliability and market efficiency. Pacific Gas & Electric owns 18 percent of the line's...

2013-04-21 23:02:36

Solid State Transformer Market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of them being used in different products, applications, the components used to manufacture them and geographical analysis; forecasting revenue, and analyzing trends in the market. (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 According to the market research report “Solid State (Smart) Transformer Market — Global Forecast & Analysis (2012 — 2020) By Application (Smart Grid, Traction Locomotives,...

2013-04-11 08:31:39

KEMP, Texas, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Larson Electronics Magnalight announced the addition of a dual head LED light for hazardous areas rated Class 1 and Class 2 Division 1. Configured with an adjustable mount that can be attached to scaffold, ladders or other equipment, the EPL-JH16C-2X1MLED-100 300 watt explosion proof light is ideal for construction and maintenance applications. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130411/DA92901) Larson Electronics Magnalight...

2013-03-28 12:23:15

AUSTIN, Texas, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lone Star Transmission, LLC, a rate-regulated transmission service provider in Texas, and an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), today announced that it has completed energization of approximately 330 miles of new 345-kilovolt (kv) transmission lines and associated transmission facilities. The project, which includes four circuits and five substations, stretches from Scurry County, northwest of Abilene to Navarro...

2013-03-26 08:31:22

FORT LEE, N.J., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty electrical equipment for applications in the utility, industrial and commercial segments of the electrical transmission and distribution industry, announced today that it has appointed Vincent Visconti General Manager of its Strategic Sales Group. This newly created organization, formed to market Pioneer's growing portfolio of switchgear and electrical transformer products, will have a...

2013-03-20 23:19:20

System pays for itself with one strike Greenville, NC (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 The Crossett Water Commission in Crossett, Arkansas was faced with an expensive lightning problem. Crossett knew their water plant needed a serious solution after several lightning hits over a period of time cost them more than $40,000 in damage. “We knew we had to put this horse out to pasture,” said Buddy Kinney with Crossett. After searching intensely for the right solution for the water plant,...

2013-03-11 12:21:10

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke-American Transmission Co. (DATC) has reached an agreement to purchase Atlantic Power Corporation's interest in the Path 15 transmission project, an existing 84-mile, 500-kilovolt transmission line in central California. "Path 15, which connects the transmission grids between northern and southern California, plays an important role in maintaining regional electric system reliability and market efficiency," said Phil Grigsby, president,...

2013-02-26 23:01:31

Business Review Commends Envent´s Dedication to Education of Workplace Safety with Article Featured in BIC Magazine Providing Readers with Steps to Take to Ensure Safe Degassing Operations New York, New York (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 Business Review announced today Brian Miller, Envent Corporation´s Director of Health, Safety and Environment, will represent the company´s dedication to workplace safety in BIC Magazine, North America´s largest free, multi-industry,...


Latest Electrical safety Reference Libraries

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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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2007-05-21 06:18:54

The Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus, is a species of fish. It is capable of generating powerful electric shocks, which it uses for both hunting and self-defense. It is a top predator in its South American range. Despite its name it is not an eel at all but rather a knifefish. Taxonomy The species is so unusual that it has been reclassified several times. Originally it was given its own family Electrophoridae, and then placed to a genus of Gymnotidae alongside Gymnotus....

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