Map Out Sustainability
It’s generally accepted that the single largest cause of electric power outages arises from trees or portions of trees that grow or fall into overhead power lines. Thus, measuring the sustainability of ROWs is a key component of any successful vegetation management program. For example, at Nova Scotia Power Inc. (NSPI), accurately gauging the sustainability of ROWs involves grouping management units according to the absence of trees. Three categories of sustainability are used: ...
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