Electrical Engineering ⇒ Topic : Overhead and Underground system
Electric power may be transmitted by two methods :
Its main advantage is that it, is less prone to natural hazards likemrain; wind, lightening and that it does not interfere with other amenities. However it is more costly as compared to an overhead system.Because of cost consideration the transmission systems in India, are generally overhead. For distribution also the use of underground cables is limited to densely populated areas.
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