Going up or down? Factors to consider before going overhead or undergroundPosted to Power Delivery Intelligence Initiative – PDi2
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- May 1, 2019 8:45 pm GMT
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Transmission lines can be constructed one of two ways: overhead or underground. Historically, the biggest, and sometimes the only, consideration for which installation method to use was initial cost. With this being the only criteria, an overhead option has a distinct advantage. There are many factors, other than capital cost, that should be analyzed prior to the selection of an overhead or underground route. Download this white paper to learn the true costs of going up or down.