Advantages of unified electric systems covering large territories

Author(s): William B. Jackson
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 February 1911
Volume: 30
Page(s): 173 - 193
ISSN (Paper): 0097-2444
DOI: 10.1109/PAIEE.1911.6659745



A few years ago the advantages of electric light and power were considered to belong to cities and the larger towns alone, but it is becoming recognized that with properly organized companies and with plants suitably planned the benefits of electric lighting and power may be supplied at reasonable cost also in sparsely settled regions.