PSEG turning part of Newark electrical grid into mural

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More than a dozen artists from around the world painted 14 works of art on the 30-foot high exterior wall of the Fairmount Heights switching station in Newark.

The murals were painted as part of a compromise with residents who were worried the 8-acre site would be an eyesore.

PSEG officials say the $227 million switching station was built following Superstorm Sandy to prevent a storm from taking out power in Newark again.

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