~5/24/18: I was out fishing with a friend earlier today for a while until we noticed the weather began to turn ugly within a half hour or so after seeing the severe weather warnings on our phones. No kidding-wind blowing dust all around us, distant lightning, and thunder drowning our voices forced us to pack up and head out. Didn't see any trees or branches down, just a lot of swaying and leaves flying around. While driving back, I noticed a number of intersections, traffic lights, and a f…
Other Utilities, album created on June 26, 2013
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Xcel Energy/NSP, album created on June 20, 2013
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January 14, 2018~1/9/18: Just some questions I've been wondering about for the longest time: What would happen if a "normal open" loop was closed in a circuit and tied the two station transformers together. Would there be any drawbacks in regards to the transformers for having tied in two subs / sources together? Other question: How many subs can a typical 69kv line supply power to? Recently, I've been tracking down some lines around my area to see where they go and I was quite surprised to see a single 6…
August 3, 2016~8/3/16: I recently assembled my own "homemade" group operated switch out of various pieces of hardware and metal I had lying around. Since this is my first attempt ever at building such, it looks pretty crappy but I'm sure as time progresses I'll find better waves to improve such work. I will upload a photo soon to show what it looks like. I plan on putting the switch on a pole and using a "control pipe" to open / close the switch similar to real life poles.