Apr 2013
Electricity Transmission
Composite Technology
Live
Apr 2013
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National Grid Electricity System Operator
National Grid TO Innovation Team
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Innovation Funding Incentive
None
Asset Management
£435,000.00
Overhead line insulation systems/ asset management implications of using new technology (principally life expectancy and associated ageing mechanisms). Maintenance of these technologies once installed on the system.
National Grid is engaged in a further two projects to study composite insulators to gain experience in and develop methods and procedures for the handling, installation and maintenance of both Composite Technology Corporation conductor (fibre glass core) and polymeric insulator strings.