Consolidated Edison (Con Edison), New York, is investing approximately $1.5 billion to upgrade and reinforce its electric delivery system, including upgrading multiple transformers and replacing/installing approximately 2,000 miles of electrical cable. The $1.5 billion in overall system investments this year includes:

  • $905 million on the distribution system for cables, transformers and network protectors
  • $222 million on transmission upgrades and system reliability
  • $347 million on new substation installations and related equipment

Additional electric delivery system improvements and upgrades for this summer include the installation of approximately 2,000 miles of primary and secondary cable; the installation of approximately 3,000 transformers; and the reinforcement or addition of 248 feeders, or circuits, that bring power from substations to neighborhoods.