Current Electrical Grid / 1890s-1950s

The advancement of alternating current (AC) allowed for power generation stations to be located much further from consumers. Large transmission lines were built to carry electricity to substations then to distribution lines before entering a home or business.

Stages of Evolution

Want the Latest News on Energy Innovation?

Sign up for our monthly e-newsletter and get updates on clean energy, the smart grid, electric vehicles and much more.

We 100% guarantee we will not share your email with anyone.

or skip