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Reducing Demand Charges in Energy Bills

Posted in Energy on Friday, September 9th, 2016. No comments yet
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The cost of electrical power has grown more complex over time. It used to be that your kilowatt-hours (kwh) consumed were tallied to arrive at the cost. As the metering has grown more sophisticated, variable rates have emerged based on peak energy usage, time of day, usage thresholds and more. I connected with Emerson’s Bill […]

Ultra-High Voltage Transmission (UHV) – A New Way to Move Power

Posted in Power on Friday, January 9th, 2015. 2 comments so far
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Author: Alan Novak, Mining and Power Industries Director Ultra-High Voltage (UHV) transmission refers to power transmission lines operating at greater than 800,000 volts (800 kV). For reference, most transmission lines in the United States operate at voltages less than 395kV. The primary benefit of UHV transmission is the ability to transport electricity over long distances […]