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SOURCE FRP Transmission Innovations Inc.
VANCOUVER, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - FRP Transmission Innovations Inc., in collaboration with BC Hydro, is excited to set a new environmental standard for high voltage infrastructure with the installation of a fibre reinforced polymer H-frame structure built for transmission lines.
This installation represents a number of important firsts:
Installation of the FRP H-frame is a milestone for environmentally sustainable solutions required to meet the growing energy needs of the world as well as environmental concerns; its inert nature makes it safe for fish habitats, areas near the drinking water supply and other environmentally sensitive locations. Product durability creates cost savings for utilities.
In contrast, existing infrastructure uses materials which can pose environmental risks, including:
The installation of the FRP H-frame transmission structure took place in South East B.C. and is expected to help create long-standing jobs in British Columbia and establish the province as a technological leader in the fibre reinforced polymer composite structure area for the electrical utility industry.
About FRP Transmission Innovations Inc.:
Transmission Innovations is a Vancouver, B.C. owned company that manufactures a comprehensive line of FRP cross arms, cross bracings and anchoring for high voltage distribution and transmission applications.
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