Volt rigging

时间:2019-03-06 09:03:01166网络整理admin

The energy-starved US seems unlikely to adopt the Japanese idea of doubling the voltage of its domestic electricity supply to 230 volts (New Scientist, 3 June, p 6). “I see no advantages and I see a lot of cost for the consumer,” says Karl Stahlkopf of the California-based Electric Power Research Institute, which is funded by the power industry. He says that the high cost of replacing appliances and sockets, and the need to upgrade wiring in many homes,