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Engineering Resources Architects & Engineers

Resources for connecting to the Duke Energy grid.

Underground Distribution Plan
Information on installing power lines underground, including charges, provisions and other regulations.

Padmount Transformer Concrete Foundation Specifications (pdf, 314KB)
Engineering specifications for padmount transformers.

Padmount Transformer Concrete Foundation Specifications (Mecklenburg County Only) (pdf, 275KB)
Engineering specifications for padmount transformers.

Padmount Transformer Building Clearance Standard (pdf, 32KB)
Standard for placement of mineral oil-filled padmount transformers near buildings.

Underground Cable Locator
Call before you dig information is found the Safety section.

Placing Conduit Under Road (pdf, 20 KB)
Diagram for proper placement of a power conduit under a road.

Transmission Transformer Sizes & Specifications (pdf, 47 KB)
Information on transformers for high voltage transmission lines.

Distribution Transformer Sizes & Specifications (pdf, 44 KB)
Information on transformers for local area distribution lines.

Right of Way Information
Details on our policies for Rights of Way are found in the Public Safety section.