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DC Renaissance

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est solutions were for them,” Khan said, “both AC and DC.” The late nineteenth-century War of Currents pitted George Westinghouse and alternating current (AC) against Thomas Edison and direct current (DC). Because electricity was then primarily delivered over short distances to consumers from nearby power plants, Westinghouse and AC won. B

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Westinghouse may have financed it but the brains behind the AC polyphase generation/distribution system was Nicola Tesla. 

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