kilovolt kilovolt

Definition(s):

  • (n) a unit of potential equal to a thousand volts

Usage(s):

  1. They hail the 765-kilovolt line as one of their industry's great new developments.
  2. In July 1996, some 2 million customers from Nebraska to Washington State to Baja California Norte in Mexico lost power when a 345 kilovolt line was shorted out by a tree in Idaho.

News

  1. Water and Light presents Mill Creek power line proposal to City Council

    The council is leaning toward an option that calls for three 161-kilovolt transmission lines to run from the proposed Mill Creek substation to three existing power stations. The Water and Light Department also presented a potential layout for partially underground lines. Read more
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Columbia Missourian

  2. Bonneville plans to rebuild power line in NW MT

    The Bonneville Power Administration plans to rebuild a 115-kilovolt transmission line between Kalispell and Polson.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Montana Kaimin

  3. Proposal for high-voltage lines in Chino Hills to be issued today

    CHINO HILLS -- A waiting game to determine the future of high-voltage power lines in this city officially begins this week. Administrative Law Judge Jean Vieth is expected to issue a proposed decision today about whether Southern California Edison can string 198-foot, 500-kilovolt towers above the streets and homes of Chino Hills or whether those lines should be built underground.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

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