The culprit: a large rodent, identified as a rat in some reports, burned out switches in a campus substation.
The cars have to be designed so they can be recharged safely and easily and without taking down the neighborhood power substation.
Another possibility: roping together thousands of batteries, planting them at a substation, and storing wind or solar power.
He was handcuffed, taken to the airport's police substation, and interrogated.
Good hydro facilities in current operation are producing power at a penny or two per kWh at the substation.
Now the utility has installed a six-megawatt battery at the substation to deliver electricity to the town during outages.
The substation has no transmission lines going to it.
There is no joint plan supporting such a substation or the lines that will be needed.
The electricity travels along high-voltage lines to a power substation.
Each substation and the individual items of equipment contained therein should be periodically inspected.
British Dictionary definitions for substation
a subsidiary station
an installation at which electricity is received from one or more power stations for conversion from alternating to direct current, reducing the voltage, or switching before distribution by a low-tension network