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  •  Atlantic Wind Connection (4+ / 0-)
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    HoundDog, offgrid, elwior, ciganka

    A 360 mile long HVDC undersea cable from NJ to Virginia,  able to support 1700 4mw wind  turbines 10 to 20 miles offshore. Hopefully construction starts 2013.

    HVDC is off the shelf, is great for long distance and undersea apps. HVDC transmission loss is 3% HVAC is 7%.

    FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

    by Roger Fox on Sat Dec 15, 2012 at 08:39:21 PM PST

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