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Poles and Wires

Chapter
Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)

Abstract

So far we have discussed what electricity is and how it is made. In this chapter, we will talk about how it gets from the generator to our homes and workplaces. We discuss electricity networks and explain the difference between transmission networks and distribution networks. We then discuss transmission losses and introduce the concept of network control.

Keywords

Transmission Line Distribution Network Wind Farm Alternate Current Electricity Network 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The PocketAustralia

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