Underground power lines tend to cost about $10 per foot, he says, which can add up quickly if a house requires hundreds of feet of electrical line.Click to see full answer. Moreover, how much does it cost to have power lines moved?Most Pepco poles cost between $2,000 and $60,000 to move, including restringing power lines and moving adjacent poles, said Pepco spokesman Bob Hainey, though some cost more.Subsequently, question is, who is responsible for electric line to house? Meter sockets and power masts attached to a house are the responsibility of the homeowner. OPPD is responsible for the wires from the power pole to the point just before they enter a property’s conduit system. Subsequently, one may also ask, how much does it cost to have power lines buried? Since costs can be north of $750 per foot to actually bury power lines or 10 times greater than roughly $70 per foot to install them above ground, the most sense could be using more durable, smarter transformers, which can be more efficient from a power perspective as well as less cost invasive.Is it bad to have power lines in your backyard?Power lines produce low-to mid-frequency magnetic fields (EMFs). The classification was based on studies that showed a two-fold increase in childhood leukemia among children with exposure to high levels of magnetic fields in the home (above 0.3 to 0.4 µT). Other institutions also err on the side of caution.