Underground Electric Transmission Installations Gaining Traction

Griffin, Jeff
June 2010
Underground Construction;Jun2010, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p24
Trade Publication
The article discusses the underground electrical cable for power distribution systems in the U.S. It notes that while underground power transmission lines are not a good environment for high-voltage power cable, technological advancement make it more feasible to bury electrical transmission lines. According to Brian Dorwart of Brierley Associates, there are many factors which influence consideration of installing transmission lines underground including the costs and natural factors.


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