Cheltenham to receive 2 miles of underground cable for electrical reliability improvement

Cheltenham Township will receive two miles of underground cable intended to improve electrical reliability for the area.

According to Main Line Media News, the improvement is part of PECO’s multi-million-dollar investment in Montgomery County to help prevent customer outages, modernize the electric grid, and reduce the impact of extreme weather on electric infrastructure.

“Our customers are the focus of everything we do, which is why we’re prioritizing this strategic investment plan to ensure safe and reliable service to better withstand extreme weather and pave the way for cleaner energy resources,” said Brian Crowe, PECO vice president of technical services. “Modernizing our energy infrastructure is critical to meeting the needs of thousands of residential and business customers across Montgomery County.”

During the next five years, PECO will invest approximately $7.8 billion across its electric and natural gas systems to inspect equipment, complete targeted infrastructure enhancements and corrective maintenance, invest in new equipment, and perform vegetation management work.

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