How Is Electricity Generated and Distributed?


Most of the electricity is generated at power plants with the use of steam turbines. These turbines have a series of blades that are arranged around a centre, and thus when steam is forced via the turbines, they begin to spin. These turbines are linked to a rotor, which ultimately creates electricity. Electricity can be distributed most efficiently at very high voltage, and transmission lines are used to carry the electricity across long distances to substations, from where it is carried by distribution lines to transformers, and then by cables to homes via a meter box.
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