The above pictured substation occupies three city blocks in the Phoenix Warehouse District. A modern compact replacement substation would require only 10,000 square feet
In 1994 GL "Pat" Ervin set off to beautify communities by eliminating "wirescape" ... above ground electric power transmission substations, towers, and lines.
Successful & proposed projects were developed in New Orleans, Redondo Beach, San Diego, Las Vegas, Princeton Junction, Scottsdale, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, and Manhattan.
Opportunities exist in areas where high value real estate or aesthetic demand offset infrastructure relocation cost.
Picture aboveis a modern, compact substation located in a Las Vegas parking garage.