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Friday 24 November, 2017

Transmission Trivia

 Transmission Records

  • Highest transmission voltage (AC): 1,150 kV on Powerline Ekibastuz-Kokshetau (Kazakhstan)
  • Highest transmission voltage (DC): +/-600 kV on HVDC Itaipu (Brazil)
  • Highest pylonsYangtze River Crossing (height: 345 m (1,132 ft))
  • Longest powerline: Inga-Shaba (length: 1,700 km (1,056 mi))
  • Longest span of powerline: 5,376 m (17,638 ft) at Ameralik Span
  • Longest submarine cables:
    • BasslinkBass Strait - (length of submarine/underground cable: 290 km (180 mi), total length: 357.4 km (222 mi))
    • Baltic-CableBaltic Sea - (length of submarine/underground cable: 249 km (155 mi), total length: 261 km (162 mi))

 

 

Source: Nationmaster.com