Vegetation management

Drones to monitor Ghana’s electricity networks

The Electricity Company of Ghana has deployed 15 drones to monitor its networks.

Initiate winners Live EO take vegetation management into orbit

Sven Przywarra, Co-CEO and COO at Live EO chats to Clarion Energy at this year's DISTRIBUTECH 2020.
Northern Powergrid

Northern Powergrid boosts vegetation management by £5.5 million

Northern Powergrid has invested £5.5 million as part of its commitment to protecting the region’s power network.

Vegetation management made easy – by helicopter?

With fire season approaching in California, and other regions around the world, one company takes the dangerous, difficult, time-consuming work, and does what would take a truck or crane-based crew, in minutes.

PG&E vegetation management found lacking

California utility Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), which has been blamed for some of the state's most devastating recent wildfires, failed to cut back or remove thousands of trees which posed a threat to powerlines.

Insurers, owed billions by PG&E, file utility takeover plans

Insurance companies contending that Pacific Gas & Electric owes them more than $20 billion from wildfire claims want to take over the California utility and pull it out of bankruptcy.
California wildfires, satellite

PG&E now using satellite to monitor wildfires

PG&E has deployed its satellite fire detection and alerting system to monitor and fight against California wildfires.
California wildfires

Los Angeles sues Southern California Edison over wildfire damages

Los Angeles County has sued Southern California Edison and parent company Edison International to recover more than $100 million in costs and damages from a wind-driven wildfire that may have been sparked by one of the utility's wires.
Florrida Power & Light Outtages

FPL expands rollout of auto transformer switches

Florida Power & Light is set to install its “auto transformer switches” across the state.

California utilities burnt by S&P downgrade

As Pacific Gas & Electric plunged into bankruptcy in January 2019, Standard & Poors (S&P) Global Ratings slashed the credit grade for California’s other two major electric utilities

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