More than 100 Entergy employees, along with more than 400 contractors, are working seven days a week to rebuild electrical facilities damaged during five distinct tornadoes on April 27, including the first twister of 2014 to earn a high-end rating of EF4, packing winds between 166-200 mph.
FirstEnergy Corp. subsidiaries Mon Power and Potomac Edison have received authorization for a new tree trimming program to help lessen the frequency and duration of power outages associated with storms in their West Virginia service areas....More
Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) representatives and foresters celebrated Arbor Day with students, teachers and administrators by planting and dedicating ornamental cherry trees at schools in Bayville, Morristown and Wayne....More
As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance service reliability, Jersey Central Power & Light is trimming trees in transmission line corridors in Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris and Ocean counties....More
Lewis Tree Service has unveiled its new tablet-based job estimating technology. The system is part of the company’s Intelligent Vegetation Management strategy of bringing end-to-end automation to all aspects of a utility’s vegetation management operations....More
Russian thistle – or tumbleweed – rides fall and winter winds across fields and roadways, causing driving hazards for motorists and accumulating along tree rows, fencelines and other structures....More
Attractive plants that were probably introduced from Europe as ornamentals, Dalmatian and yellow toadflax are aggressive invasive species known to crowd out desirable plants along roadways, railroad tracks and other transportation avenues....More
Decades ago, humans relied on animals to control vegetation. Vegetation management has come a long way since then. Today, effective and low-cost weed and brush control can easily be obtained with the innovation of herbicides....More