- October 14, 2018I have some unfortunate news regarding HELCO's old Goodwin Lane substation in East Hartford, CT. This sub, which stepped 23 kV down to 4.8 kV delta for local distribution, has been placed out of service and is in the process of being dismantled by EVERSOURCE Energy. All of the old pothead risers from the two-phase era surrounding this substation are now gone: The additional 4.8 kV circuit that left the sub on aerial cable is now gone as well: It appears that EVERSOURCE Energ…
- October 13, 2018I just posted up some new photographs I took of some interesting electric distribution poles in the Brewton, Alabama area. Highlights include some extremely short 24.9 kV distribution poles, two blue-bushing transformers, and some very heavy-duty 4.16 kV construction at the T. R. Miller lumber mill. Enjoy!
T. R. Miller Forest Products, album created on October 13, 2018
15 items in total.
Connecticut Light & Power Co. (III), album created on July 3, 2016
7 items in total.
EVERSOURCE Energy, album created on June 20, 2016
Northeast Utilities has re-organized under a new name, 'EVERSOURCE Energy'. This also coincided with a transition to a new distribution pole construction style that utilizes fiberglass crossarms and 35kV Hendrix visetops on all conductor types.