How to Think Green in the Construction and Maintenance of Transmission Lines

Both private sector and public electrical utility companies are making strides in going green, including in the construction and maintenance of high voltage transmission lines. Why go green? Some reasons are practical, like the need for new materials as the supply of high quality timber becomes more limited; while other reasons take into account preserving.. read more →

The Pros and Cons of Materials for Overhead Transmission Line Structures

When it comes to electrical overhead transmission structures, there are four main materials commonly used to construct them: wood, steel concrete and fibre reinforced polymers. Historically, wood, steel and concrete have been the most frequently used materials for transmission structures. Recently, advances in materials technology have provided the opportunity for companies to use high tech.. read more →