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[TowerTalk] DC very high voltage transmission lines

Subject: [TowerTalk] DC very high voltage transmission lines
From: Nick Pair <>
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2006 19:28:50 -0700 (PDT)
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The reason for DC over AC is lower transmission losses. They have experimented 
with lines up to 1 million volts in the U.S. and we do have some lines running 
DC now in the states.You can blaim Thomas Edison for all our AC troubles, Tesla 
had it right.
  (located 3 miles from a nuclear power plant, now decomissioned)

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