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Topic Title: Must be the week for it
Topic Summary: After the cable fault in London, Humberside do this !
Created On: 27 April 2013 02:57 PM
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 27 April 2013 02:57 PM
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 27 April 2013 04:06 PM
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A bit of this topic Si

But locally to me a very large solar farm has come on line, when they initially turned it on it took the 33kv local network ......... and since then there have been an increase in cable faults on the PME network locally to the Solar farm


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 28 April 2013 01:51 AM
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This Post reminds me of the opening of the (new) BBC2 television service which never happened.

TVC has a ring main that encloses the entire premises On that ring there are (were) three substations which terminated 2 x 5MW
cables (not for simultaneous use) and a 2MW as a standby. Oddly all three cables originated in the same substation and were routed to TVC via the same tunnel. An invitation that the Devil could not ignore. There was a fire in that tunnel.

With matters once more under control the Director of TV appeared in font of News cameras to assure his viewers it would not happen again and he moved aside to disclose a massive Outside Broadcast deisel generator waiting to shoulder the load. Seemed that he wasn't told that with belt, braces and a bit of string permanently in place in place it had not occurred to anyone to fit a 3-pin socket outside the front door.

Ken Green
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