HC Deb 02 June 1964 vol 695 c156W
Mr. Lubbock

asked the Minister of Power what research is being conducted, or is planned, by the Central Electricity Generating Board on the transmission of power at voltages higher than 400 kv.

Mr. Erroll

The Board is continuing to study the economies of transmission of power at higher voltages, and is doing some research on overhead A.C. transmission up to 800 kV. including work on power losses, radio interference and the performance of insulators.