HYDROELECTRIC GENERATORS producing three-phase AC power were installed by Westinghouse engineers in Niagara Falls, N.Y., in 1896. Initially, they transmitted electricity only the 25 miles to Buffalo, N.Y., but within a few years, power lines to New York City set Broadway ablaze with light.
HYDROELECTRIC GENERATORS producing three-phase AC power were installed by Westinghouse engineers in Niagara Falls, N.Y., in 1896. Initially, they transmitted electricity only the 25 miles to Buffalo, N.Y., but within a few years, power lines to New York City set Broadway ablaze with light.
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