Category: Underground T&D Projects

Project profiles and updates for electrical transmission and distribution projects taking place around the world.

Winter Park buries power lines in project that may last 17 years

As a way to increase system reliability and also to beautify the area, Winter Park, Florida is working on a long-term project to bury power lines underground.  Winter Park buries power lines in project that may last 17 years. 9:41 p.m. EST, May 20, 2012|By Anika Myers Palm, Orlando Sentinel The Winter Park of 2029

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PECO to Invest in Underground Cable Upgrade

PHILADELPHIA, Apr 26, 2012 PECO will invest approximately $3.2 million this year to replace and perform preventative maintenance on about 19 miles of underground cable that delivers electricity to thousands of residential customers across the region. About $3 million will be spent to replace 14 miles of underground cable this year. Work has already been

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Chino Hills resolution to underground 500-KV powerlines to be negotiated

May 4 – McClatchy-Tribune Regional News – Canan Tasci San Bernardino County Sun, Calif. Confidential settlement negotiations on alternatives for a 500 kilovolt power line route in Chino Hills have started among California Public Utilities Commission, Southern California Edison and city officials. CPUC officials on Thursday announced the talks will include discussions about undergrounding the

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Pacific Gas and Electric’s Meadow Vista dig to bury power lines – Auburn Journal

PG&E’s Meadow Vista dig to bury power lines – Auburn Journal. Another project in Northern California to underground power lines.

Estherville – Conversion of overhead wires to underground system continues – EsthervilleDailyNews.com | News, Sports, Jobs, North Central Iowa, Emmet County — Estherville Daily News

Underground system upgrades in Iowa. Estherville – Conversion of overhead wires to underground system continues – EsthervilleDailyNews.com | News, Sports, Jobs, North Central Iowa, Emmet County — Estherville Daily News. From the article:  “We have had a few weather-related calls,” said Eveleth. “All of these will continue to decrease as more of our system is

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Underground electric lines coming to Independence, MO

New underground power project in Missouri. Underground electric lines coming to Independence.

Wauwatosa City Officials in Support of Undergrounding of New Power Lines

Interesting article about some of the reasons that cities look to put power lines underground. Official Opposition Lining Up Against Power Lines Along Parkway Neighbors of proposed power line want it buried Wauwatosa city official to seek support for undergrounding of new power lines | TransmissionHub. (Registration Required)

Controversy Sparked Over Transmission Lines – MauiWeekly.com | News, information, serving Maui, Hawaii weekly — The Maui Weekly

Interesting article about some of the struggles associated with putting power lines underground. Controversy Sparked Over Transmission Lines – MauiWeekly.com | News, information, serving Maui, Hawaii weekly — The Maui Weekly.

PUC approves Hiawatha underground powerline in S. Mpls. | Minnesota Public Radio News

New underground project in Minneapolis. PUC approves Hiawatha underground powerline in S. Mpls. | Minnesota Public Radio News.

Utility eyes $13 million Cape Ann power boost

National Grid is proposing an underground utility upgrade to help prevent power outages near Gloucester, MA. Utility eyes $13 million Cape Ann power boost.

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