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Estimating the household benefits of undergrounding electricity distribution networks

McNair, Benjamin John

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Underground low-voltage electricity networks have several advantages over overhead networks including reliability of supply, safety and improved visual amenity. The economic viability of replacing existing overhead networks with new underground networks depends on the value of these benefits to households, but no complete value estimates are available. In this thesis, the focus is on benefit valuation, with two methods used to gather information regarding the benefits of undergrounding in a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-03-22
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/8953

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