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  •  Russians used HVDC in WW2 (1+ / 0-)
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    buried a cable from a Hydro electric plant,to a factory, the Germans never saw the AC transmission lines so the Luftwaffe never bombed the dam.

    And yes, the need for inverters is why HVDC is best for long distance transmission, and not distribution.

    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 Sun Mar 20, 2011 at 02:05:01 PM PDT

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