|MadSci Network: Physics|
I was unable to find any documentation which suggests a link between power substations and an increase in lightning activity. But if lightning activity is already present, the substation would likely become an attractive target.
One way to look at it...if I were standing on the 12th tee during a thunderstorm (of course we all know better than to do that!!!), I would much rather have a lightning bolt strike the substation 400 feet away than to have it strike me!
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