keyboardkat wrote: The original transmission lines from Cos Cob were 22,000 volts, not 137,000. One of the supposed advantages of using 60 Hz commercial power is that you don't have to have your own transmission lines. The substations can be fed directly from the commercial power grid.If only it was that simple....
- The cat is a single phase load; the power grid is 3 phase
- Utilities *hate* intermittent loads, much less LARGE intermittent ones