The need to create speedy solutions for clean energy installations has never been more urgent. One man in Southern Utah has invented a machine to help solve this problem. This is the story behind the innovation and how it is making a difference in the journey towards cleaner energy production.
Torrance Bistline, having installed countless miles of underground MV cable for wind and solar farms, saw that when triplexing, or trefoiling, was required, the standard method was a cumbersome and costly process. It involved people following behind the reel trailer and zip-tying the cables together by hand before it was put into the trench. This process was slow, inefficient, unsafe, and difficult for everyone involved.