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I'm linesman and Electrical Fitter in powerline distribution in Australia AMA ?

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I wonder if the allocated supply to the average house is getting more and more.

Once upon a time a house would have a handful of 60W incandescent light bulbs, a single TV and so on.   While inefficient by today's standards, they would not draw a lot of electricity.  Compared to today with 100" TV's and more lights then you can poke a stick at and every gadget under the sun.  Air con's everywhere and so on.

Air-conditioning has been a source of big load increases.

I mentioned some of the great test gear used in the power industry on the podcast, here is an example..


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