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How do we better integrate electrical substations into neighborhoods?
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Substations are an integral part of delivering electricity to you. Substation site location is important, as each substation must be centrally located in the distribution area to be served. To prevent injury and vandalism, substations must be heavily secured. Often, these needs mean that substations are located in the neighborhoods where electricity is used. That can be a contentious issue, as people tend to believe electrical substations are unsightly and dangerous, and may negatively affect property values. 

We want your help with changing these negative perceptions of substations. These efforts have shown promise, and we want you to take it to the next level. From changing the substation itself to reversing the stigma associated with substations located near homes, we want your designs and ideas for making electrical substations a fit in America's communities.