ENW close to completing cable replacement project
Electricity North West is close to completing a project to replace 7km of underground power cables in Lancaster and Morecambe.
7th July 2019 by Networks
The region’s power network operator has invested £2 million to complete the project.
George Manton, project manager at Electricity North West, said: “The end is in sight for the major power network upgrade for Lancaster, Morecambe and the surrounding areas.
“It has been a complex process and I’m really pleased we’ve successfully been able to replace cables that had been in place since the 1950s.
“We proactively chose to undertake the work rather than waiting for any potential faults that may occur due to the aging cables. Now they are place, we’re planning to energise the cables in the coming weeks.
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