A distribution system for power purposes

Author(s): F. D. Nims
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 August 1914
Volume: 33
Page(s): 1,147 - 1,152
ISSN (Paper): 0097-2444
DOI: 10.1109/PAIEE.1914.6660680



The paper describes the distribtition system of the Western Canada Power Company, Limited, touching on the overhead and underground systems in general. It describes the advantages obtained by duplicating lines, both for eliminating otitages and from a financial standpoint. Mention is made of the advantages obtained by using a steel-taped lead-armored cable placed directly in the ground, figures showing the exact cost of such an installation being given.