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.

Underground Devices’ photostream

Underground Devices’ photostream on Flickr. Product and Installation photos of Underground Devices’ products.

Storm panel report renews debate on higher costs for electric service

Some of the pros of putting power lines underground are highlighted in this article. Published on The Connecticut Mirror (http://www.ctmirror.org) Keith M. Phaneuf January 9, 2012 Selective burying of electric wires to protect critical public services, dramatically enhanced tree-trimming and new utility performance standards with penalties topped a list of recommendations issued Monday by the panel studying

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Council plan: All would pay for burying of power lines

By Dan Linehan The Free Press MANKATO — If a new proposal to pay for the burying of power lines on Madison Avenue comes to pass, every Xcel Energy customer in Mankato will help foot the bill. The burying of these lines has long been a desire of the city, though businesses along the road

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ComEd to spend extra $233 million to improve grid in 2012

January 06, 2012|By Julie Wernau | Tribune reporter Chicago-based Commonwealth Edison Co. has plans to spend an extra $233 million in 2012 to upgrade aging cables and poles and install smart meters for utility customers. That expenditure is over and above ComEd’s typical $918 million a year spend for capital improvements and comes as a

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