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This issue's history article offers eyewitness accounts of two important events, 125 years apart, in the history of electric utility service. Thomas Edison's famous Pearl Street direct current (dc) generating station and underground distribution system in New York City went into service on 4 September 1882 and ended its service on 14 November 2007.

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Power and Energy Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:6 ,  Issue: 3 )