National Grid/Grid Hardware

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National Grid
A system of cables and transformers that covers the UK. Allows each power station to transfer electricity to many houses and factories
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Power station
Transfers energy into electricity
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Housing estate
Transfers electricity into energy
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Transmission wire
Carries high voltage electricity
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Step up transformer
Increases voltage. Reduces current and waste heat
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Step down transformer
Decreases voltage. Increases current
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Card 2

Front

Transfers energy into electricity

Back

Power station

Card 3

Front

Transfers electricity into energy

Back

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Card 4

Front

Carries high voltage electricity

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Increases voltage. Reduces current and waste heat

Back

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