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Wall Street is asking about underground is my “take away” salient point of this article. SCE (like PG&E) needs immediate solutions (for wildfire mitigation) like covered conductors, but will examine underground options in the years to come. SCE engineers Chiu, Roy and Tran wrote an excellent article in the recent IEEE Power & Energy magazine on their impressive mitigation program. See

In the meantime, many other utilities are engaging in underground pilots and programs as they evaluate the total cost of ownership over the life of the line asset. To that end, PDi2 can be a resource for planners and engineers.


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