Work is set to get underway on a project to remove overhead power lines to improve South Walsham Marshes in Norfolk for wildlife and visitors.
Amey has secured a £40 million framework with network operator Northern Powergrid to carry out overhead line condition and vegetation surveys.
Northern Powergrid has completed its annual programme of helicopter patrols to check the region's power network.
Electricity North West is working to remove decades-old overhead power lines and electricity poles in the Lake District.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) will trial the use of robots for high-voltage power line inspections.
UK Power Networks has invested £3.2 million on upgrading underground power lines in Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) over the last 10 years.
Western Power Distribution has completed the undergrounding of 600m of overhead power lines in a Dorset village.