"The harnessing of electrical power to lighten mankind’s work-load is
only a little over a century old. During my own career, I have witnessed
many changes in equipment, work methods, industry organization, and
"All electrical systems are composed of the same basic equipment.
Experience has shown it is most economical to generate power in large
bulks, transmit it at very high voltage to minimize line losses, and
transform it to low voltages for safe feeding to individual customers in
The Electrician’s Notebook - Kilowatt Classroom, LLC - Elwood V. Gilliland