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Director Technology CTC Global

Director Technology, CTC Global Corporation. Co-Inventor of ACCC Conductor and ancillary hardware

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  • Jun 20, 2022

Reconductoring with Advanced Conductors is helping Utilities worldwide quickly and inexpensively link add capacity to their grids to accommodate load growth and integrate more renewables.

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Matt Chester on Jun 20, 2022

Is there any downtime that gets associated with the grid as these upgrades are made? 

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Dave Bryant on Jun 20, 2022

Hi Matt, reconductoring generally requires planned outages that can range from a few hours to a few or more weeks. Energized reconductoring has been done successfully with virtually no outages. Here is a short article by Quanta that discusses a 240 circuit mile live line reconductor project they did for AEP using ACCC Conductor

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Matt Chester on Jun 20, 2022

Thanks for the follow up!

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Thank Dave for the Post!
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