Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors


Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > News > Oncor uses new technology to discourage copper theft

August 2nd, 2007

Oncor uses new technology to discourage copper theft

Abstract:
Oncor Electric Delivery said Thursday it will implement a type of nanotechnology in its products that will cut down on copper wire theft.

The technology invisibly marks Oncor equipment, particularly its copper wire, so it can be identified after it has been stolen.

Oncor, the transmission business of Dallas-based TXU Corp. (NYSE:TXU), said when copper ground wires are stolen it presents a safety hazard for the thieves and Oncor employees, who can be shocked or injured.

Source:
dallas.bizjournals.com

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention

A better hologram for fraud protection and wearable optics: Nanotechnology improves holographic capabilities by encoding light polarization May 16th, 2016

Russian scientists develop long-range secure quantum communication system April 13th, 2016

New laser technique promises super-fast and super-secure quantum cryptography April 7th, 2016

Record-breaking steel could be used for body armor, shields for satellites April 7th, 2016

Announcements

Scientists illuminate a hidden regulator in gene transcription: New super-resolution technique visualizes important role of short-lived enzyme clusters May 27th, 2016

Doubling down on Schrödinger's cat May 27th, 2016

Finding a new formula for concrete: Researchers look to bones and shells as blueprints for stronger, more durable concrete May 26th, 2016

Deep Space Industries and SFL selected to provide satellites for HawkEye 360’s Pathfinder mission: The privately-funded space-based global wireless signal monitoring system will be developed by Deep Space Industries and UTIAS Space Flight Laboratory May 26th, 2016

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







Car Brands
Buy website traffic