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Tools in the Toolbox to Minimize Bird-Caused Outages

Tools in the Toolbox to Minimize Bird-Caused Outages

Birds have no doubt been interacting with power lines and substations since the latter first...

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Personal Protective Ground Set Care and Maintenance

Personal Protective Ground Set Care and Maintenance

CHANCE® Personal Protective Ground Sets are an important tool for lineworkers to use during...

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Greenjacket Creates Custom Wildlife Mitigation Solution to Save Baby Owls

Greenjacket Creates Custom Wildlife Mitigation Solution to Save Baby Owls

Although we are just starting out the new year and snow is covering the ground in much of the USA...

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Reducing Hazards of Step and Touch Potential

Reducing Hazards of Step and Touch Potential

What is Step and Touch Potential? While performing energized or de-energized line work, there are...

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Guy Deadends for High Tension Terminations

Guy Deadends for High Tension Terminations

Guy deadends are the connection between guy wire and anchor in a down guy application and must be...

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Primary vs. Secondary Protection For Rubber Gloving or Hotsticking

Primary vs. Secondary Protection For Rubber Gloving or Hotsticking

Energized line maintenance is a popular option for working on power lines. Two common methods for...

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Asset Management Planning for Wildlife Outage Mitigation Planning

Asset Management Planning for Wildlife Outage Mitigation Planning

What should utilities do in a situation where they are having an animal-caused outage issue and do...

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What Training Do Linemen Need Today and Considerations For Your Line Crew

What Training Do Linemen Need Today and Considerations For Your Line Crew

There are few jobs that are more dangerous than that of a utility lineworker. A commitment to...

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5 Things to Consider When Selecting an Underground Enclosure

5 Things to Consider When Selecting an Underground Enclosure

There are many choices and considerations with regards to deploying OSP broadband infrastructure...

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The Cost of Outages. How Much Damage Can an Animal Cause?

The Cost of Outages. How Much Damage Can an Animal Cause?

Animal-caused electric outages, like all other outages, can cause direct and consequential damage...

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Cover-Up Equipment: Selection and Care

Cover-Up Equipment: Selection and Care

Hard Plastic vs. Rubber Cover-Up Equipment Deciding which cover-up equipment is best for the job...

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The Impact of Animal-Caused Outages

The Impact of Animal-Caused Outages

The growing reliance on energy and the implications of its interruption in residential homes,...

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An Interview with Kevin Mabie, Communications Northeast Territory Manager

An Interview with Kevin Mabie, Communications Northeast Territory Manager

Meet Kevin Mabie, Northeast Territory Manager, as he discusses his communications industry outlook...

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Protecting America’s Birds with Greenjacket

Protecting America’s Birds with Greenjacket

The Lemon Creek substation is a key site for AEL&P in supplying backup power and electrical...

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