UK National Grid

 “The UK’s National Grid has launched a competition to design the electricity pylons of the future that will carry green electricity from onshore and offshore wind farms, and other power sources, to the consumer,” Power-Gen Worldwide reports. The winning architect, designer, engineer, or student of those disciplines will receive a £10,000 ($16,131) prize. The public will be invited to comment on the final contestants in September, and an expert panel will select the winner in October. 

Both the competition and the design selected are intended to raise consciousness. From the article: [click to continue…]