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Underground High Voltage Cables are a More Attractive Alternative to Power Project Developers - Boston, MA

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Overhead lines have long been the prevailing technology when it comes to power transmission across distant locations. However the costs and performance of underground high voltage cables have made them unattractive aesthetically and economically.

Underground high voltage cable installation in Boston, MA is commonly considered when overhead transmission lines are not a viable option. This installation is a better alternative for those areas that present natural obstacles or are crucial to wildlife habitation and migration, or even those places with high population density.

Underground high voltage cables aid power transmission projects to cross areas where environmental sensitivities exist. Underground cables offer no physical obstacles to animals, particularly birds. This alternative has no post-installation visual damage, which is why it is also better in preserving the visual value of historical and natural spots.

The use of underground high voltage cable systems in Boston, MA is generally less hazardous. Apart from being insulated, the underground cables are surrounded by a shield and buried deep within a concrete duct. These systems experience less failures and interruptions than overhead line transmission systems as they are more protected and shielded down below.

Power project developers now consider underground high voltage cables as a more attractive alternative than ever. With the increased environmental restrictions related to overhead transmission and the reduced cost of underground transmission installation, the underground HVCs currently possess a better environmental and economic profile than overhead transmission lines.

If you think that underground options are technically feasible and economically viable for your upcoming projects, contact ElecComm.