• Short Summary

    A GBP75,000, EXPERIMENT WAS STARTED TODAY DOING RESEARCH INTO THE ELECTRIC POWER CABLES THAT MAY STRADDLE BRITAIN'S COUNTRYSIDE IN TEN YEARS TIME.

  • Description

    A GBP75,000, EXPERIMENT WAS STARTED TODAY DOING RESEARCH INTO THE ELECTRIC POWER CABLES THAT MAY STRADDLE BRITAIN'S COUNTRYSIDE IN TEN YEARS TIME.

    THE EXPERIMENT, NEAR THE GENERATING BOARD'S LABORATORIES AT LEATHERHEAD IN SURREY, WAS SWITCHED ON BY DR FORREST, THE LABORATORY DIRECTOR.

    THE NEW EQUIPMENT THAT'S BEING TRIED OUT HAS TO SUPPORT CABLES THAT CAN CARRY EIGHT HUNDRED THOUSAND VOLTS - THAT'S TWICE THE VOLTAGE OF THE PRESENT SUPER GRID. VARIOUS INSTRUMENTS WILL INVESTIGATE POWER LOSS AND RADIO AND TELEVISION INTERFERENCE. NEW EQUIPMENT THAT'S TRYING TO KEEP PACE WITH BRITAIN'S RAPIDLY INCREASING DEMAND FOR ELECTRIC POWER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAQECOGBZO6D5BGR9NIXZV5P8D
    Media URN:
    VLVAAQECOGBZO6D5BGR9NIXZV5P8D
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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