Costs-Benefits of Underground Utilities
Utility poles in Atlanta. Photo: Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
From another list:
Here's a primer from an electric industry source, with a useful international perspective -- it includes good cost data and several funding ideas:"Out of Sight, Out of Mind? A study on the costs and benefits of undergrounding overhead power lines." (I've also added this to the reports section of links.)
Utility lines on 12th Street NE, Brookland, Washington, DC.