Why Aren’t Power Lines Underground: Here’s What To Know

Why Aren’t Power Lines Underground: Here's What To Know

Cost not safety or continuity of electrical service is the reason that power lines are not underground in the U.S. Burying them below ground would eliminate the electrocution danger created by downed power wires and prevent or minimize outages during storms. In the U.S., power lines are not underground primarily because of cost and utilities […]