Programs en PECO Investing $1.1 Million in Tree Trimming <div class="node-body article-body">PECO customers in Philadelphia will benefit from a $1.1 million investment to trim trees and remove vegetation along 335 miles of aerial electric lines. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs Thu, 10 Nov 2016 21:19:00 +0000 97781 at FirstEnergy Continues Tree Trimming Program in Toledo Edison Service Area <div class="node-body article-body">To help enhance service reliability for customers, FirstEnergy Corp. continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across Toledo Edison's northwestern Ohio service area </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs Tue, 08 Nov 2016 23:43:00 +0000 97651 at Keeping Mother Nature from Branching Into Power Lines <div class="node-body gallery-body">With El Niño season around the corner, SCE’s vegetation management work takes on added importance.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs DELETE Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:53:00 +0000 81981 at Top 5 Imperatives of an IVM Contract <div class="field-byline"> Lee Atkins, Progressive Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Including these elements will help ensure your vegetation management program hits its mark.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs Wed, 03 Jun 2015 04:46:00 +0000 69071 at Community Embraces Grow-Low Message <div class="field-byline"> Janssen Baij and Ben Gura, American Transmission Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">American Transmission Co. encourages landowners and communities to grow smart near transmission line rights-of-way.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs Wed, 03 Jun 2015 04:34:00 +0000 69061 at <p>ATC&rsquo;s Ben Gura walks a right-of-way with Davey Resource Group&rsquo;s Katie Canfield to evaluate the effects of prior IVM techniques and to plan for the next phase.</p> Shelter From the Storm <div class="node-body article-body">Having a good IVM program in place helps utilities respond to outages quickly and efficiently.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs Wed, 03 Jun 2015 04:14:00 +0000 69041 at <p>A SMUD lineman inspects vegetation near a distribution line during a routine pruning cycle.</p> Trim Trees, Trim Costs, Trim Outages <div class="field-byline"> By Jim Wiseman, Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative adopts a comprehensive vegetation management program that produces drastic outage reductions. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs Vegetation Management Wed, 09 Oct 2013 20:09:00 +0000 34721 at <p> The Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative territory spans more than 6,500 sq miles in the volcanic Jemez Mountains in New Mexico.</p> Utility Arborist Association President's Letter <div class="field-byline"> Anne Beard, President of the Utility Arborist Association </div> <div class="field-deck"> From the desk of the president: Let’s Be Proactive </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some people say vegetation management on utility rights-of-way is like purchasing an insurance policy. That’s an interesting statement worth exploring in greater detail.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs Regulations & Standards Silver Tue, 25 Jun 2013 21:22:00 +0000 28081 at <p> Utility Arborist Association President&#39;s Letter</p> Proactive Approach Boosts Reliability in Texas <div class="field-byline"> By Adam Duncan and Brian Garcia, Entergy Texas Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Consistent pole inspections and vegetation management techniques keep power lines in top-performing condition. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs Electric Utility Operations Fri, 14 Jun 2013 15:32:00 +0000 27721 at GIS Enhances Hazard Tree Control <div class="field-byline"> Comfort Manyame, Mid-South Synergy Electric Coop </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Mid-South Synergy uses a GIS-based spatial analysis plan to control and schedule vegetation management activities.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mid-South Synergy Electric Cooperative's mostly rural 1,635-sq mile (4,235-sq km) service territory spans six Texas counties: Brazos, Grimes, Madison,</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Programs Vegetation Management dead GIS Mid-South ROW Soil Synergy Texas Tree trees TX140 Type vegetation Fri, 01 Mar 2013 17:00:00 +0000 22752 at