Fiber

Fiber Optics Solve Alternative-Energy Challenges

Utilities began using fiber optics for managing their grid as long as 30 years ago. Early systems used sensors (some made with fiber optics) to measure grid current and voltage, control distribution relays and provide the data needed to make the grid more efficient. Newer fiber systems expand the monitoring and control, some right to the customer’s meter, along with offering new services such as broadband internet over fiber to the home.


Read the source article at EC Mag

Categories: Fiber, SCN

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