Power Lines

Power Lines

Posted on 10/02/2013


Photo taken on October  1, 2013


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CL&P 13.8kV & 4.8kV - Oxford, CT

CL&P 13.8kV & 4.8kV - Oxford, CT
Looks like 27.6 over 4800, doesn't it? Well, it's not! That three-phase line is 8/13.8kV Y, and runs as ground-return without a neutral for many miles!

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David Dahle
David Dahle
So what's the voltage of the second circuit?
4 years ago.
Power Lines
Power Lines
4800, multigrounded.
4 years ago.
Austin’s powerline page
Austin’s powerline p…
If the 4.8kv line is multigrounded wouldn't the neutral be for both circuits
15 months ago.
Power Lines
Power Lines
The neutral here only runs for a couple spans. Rest of the line is ground return. Only such line I know of in Connecticut!
15 months ago.