Olearczyk M.,EPRI |
Hampton Nigel R.,Research and Applications Center |
Perkel J.,Research and Applications Center |
Weisenfeld N.,Consolidated Edison Company of New York
IEEE Power and Energy Magazine | Year: 2010
NORTH AMERICA HAS A SIGnificant underground electric distribution system that is nearing the end of its design and service life. The cost of global replacement of aging underground facilities is prohibitive. Consequently, utilities require an enterprise approach to managing underground power cable systems (cables, joints, and terminations) in order to develop prudent investment and maintenance practices. © 2006 IEEE.