Ever wonder how electricity gets from the power plant to your home? Here’s a simplified explanation and an update on how SRP is modernizing our grid.
What can reach more than half the length of a football field, extend 92 feet side to side, yet fit into small spaces to repair 500 kilovolt (kV) transmission lines? The tallest utility truck in the United States, which is the newest piece of equipment in SRP’s fleet to ensure grid reliability so the power stays on for customers.
Recently, @mmoulton on Twitter sent us this photo of one of the small reflective squares hanging from SRP power lines in Gilbert, and asked us to explain what they are. It’s a great question, and we’re guessing other folks may be wondering the same thing.