(09.29.10) Sam Harrell (CQ, left, green shirt), power delivery utilization site lab manager and Dustin Goodwill (CQ, blue shirt on right), power delivery site lab technologist observe a heat durability test for high voltage power lines at EPRI Wednesday afternoon. The power lines are being tested is stress areas where splices and couplers are used in the "aging test bed". ( NOTE: This is an esplainer not for publiction...The aging test bed is the I beam steel super structure supporting the power lines. all the red metal stuff) Located on West W.T. Harris Boulevard, the Electrical Power Research Institute (EPRI) is an independent, nonprofit organization that is a leader in the development of key technologies in the electrical industry. Their team of experts conducts research and development relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity. EPRI brings together scientists, engineers, and experts from academia. These experts address challenges in electricity, including reliability, efficiency, health, safety and the environment. EPRI's Communications Manager, Don Kintner, says that the organization's members represent more than 90 percent of the electricity generated and delivered in the United States. University City is the home of one of EPRI's four main sites.John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
(09.29.10) Sam Harrell (CQ, left, green shirt), power delivery utilization site lab manager and Dustin Goodwill (CQ, blue shirt on right), power delivery site lab technologist observe a heat durability test for high voltage power lines at EPRI Wednesday afternoon. The power lines are being tested is stress areas where splices and couplers are used in the "aging test bed". ( NOTE: This is an esplainer not for publiction...The aging test bed is the I beam steel super structure supporting the power lines. all the red metal stuff) Located on West W.T. Harris Boulevard, the Electrical Power Research Institute (EPRI) is an independent, nonprofit organization that is a leader in the development of key technologies in the electrical industry. Their team of experts conducts research and development relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity. EPRI brings together scientists, engineers, and experts from academia. These experts address challenges in electricity, including reliability, efficiency, health, safety and the environment. EPRI's Communications Manager, Don Kintner, says that the organization's members represent more than 90 percent of the electricity generated and delivered in the United States. University City is the home of one of EPRI's four main sites.John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com JOHN D. SIMMONS
(09.29.10) Sam Harrell (CQ, left, green shirt), power delivery utilization site lab manager and Dustin Goodwill (CQ, blue shirt on right), power delivery site lab technologist observe a heat durability test for high voltage power lines at EPRI Wednesday afternoon. The power lines are being tested is stress areas where splices and couplers are used in the "aging test bed". ( NOTE: This is an esplainer not for publiction...The aging test bed is the I beam steel super structure supporting the power lines. all the red metal stuff) Located on West W.T. Harris Boulevard, the Electrical Power Research Institute (EPRI) is an independent, nonprofit organization that is a leader in the development of key technologies in the electrical industry. Their team of experts conducts research and development relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity. EPRI brings together scientists, engineers, and experts from academia. These experts address challenges in electricity, including reliability, efficiency, health, safety and the environment. EPRI's Communications Manager, Don Kintner, says that the organization's members represent more than 90 percent of the electricity generated and delivered in the United States. University City is the home of one of EPRI's four main sites.John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com JOHN D. SIMMONS

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