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Underground Power Connections

Moving overhead power cables underground is an easy way to decrease power outages caused by weather, traffic collisions and other events. 


While overhead distribution systems offer ease of access if a problem were to arise, when the appropriate underground cable is properly installed and protected, it can have a long service life without issues.


Underground power delivery is now compulsory on all new buildings, and those undergoing major renovations, with an estimated 150,000 to 200,000 new homes being connected to underground power supplies each year throughout Australia.

Benefits of underground power connections

Underground wiring offers superior protection compared to overhead lines. Insulated covers protect the wiring from weather conditions and they have minimum interference, so they offer a long service life when installed correctly. 

  • We recommend underground power connections for a number of reasons:

  • Better protection against weather conditions

  • Much more aesthetically appealing

  • Avoids damage from animals

  • No poles taking up property space

Underground power connections in Newcastle, Maitland, Central Coast and the Hunter Valley

The connection of an underground cable from the power pole to your property is known as an underground connection. To make this connection you will need to hire an accredited technician to install the mains cable from the pillar to your meter box. 
Real Electrical Solutions has a team of ASP Level 2 electricians who are qualified to convert overhead cables into underground connections or to install all new underground wiring at your new property. 

Underground power repairs and maintenance 

If you already have underground power cables, our team of experienced electricians is available to take on any underground wiring repair, maintenance or connection services you may need. 

If you are experiencing flickering lights or power outages, our underground cable experts know how to locate buried cables and wires efficiently, so we can do the work quickly and skilfully.

Contact our underground power connection team

Contact us today on 0403306842, via email or by using our live chatbox to ask about underground power connections in Newcastle, Maitland, Central Coast and the Hunter Valley.

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