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Using AI-Driven Satellite Data Analysis for Vegetation Management

A German distribution network operator shares a review of its data analysis project for vegetation management.



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Safety Spotlight: Restoring Essential Services During a Pandemic

Utilities, vendors and contractors need to work together during the pandemic to continue to find ways to restore power following storms in the safest way possible.

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Invasive Watch: Locust Trees

When tall-growing vegetation like honey locust or black locust make contact with utility power lines, service interruptions regularly occur. Learn how to protect system reliability by properly identifying and treating these similar brush species.




Registration is Open for 2020 Trees & Utilities Virtual Conference

The virtual conference, hosted by the Utility Arborist Association and the Arbor Day Foundation, will offer a variety of different educational sessions for the vegetation management industry.

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From tree growth regulators in California to predictive equipment assessments in Florida, we partner with utility clients to identify their challenges and provide a tailored solution. Check out what Davey is doing for utilities across the country.

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New Mulcher Head Produces Faster, More Efficient ROW Processing

The new Fecon BLACKHAWK mulcher head is created specifically for knife tools in the vegetation management industry.

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Vegetation insights at scale
Apply AI and geospatial analysis to assess the vegetation across the service territory, identify high-risk areas and calculate KPIs to prioritize vegetation projects and drive decisions from planning, contracting, to work inspection and auditing. Find out how.

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Cyberhawk to Inspect More Than 5,000 Transmission Structures for California Utility

Through the contract, which was secured earlier this year through a competitive tender process, Cyberhawk will support the utility’s critical wildfire prevention and reliability campaign.

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Get there before an outage
In real-time, our partners proactively, remotely and accurately find emerging vegetation and electrical issues. The location is pinpointed down to +/- 30 feet. Issues are addressed. Unfavourable outcomes for their operations and customers are avoided. See for yourself:

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EPA Continues Webinar Series Dedicated to Pollinator Protection

EPA's September webinar will focus on managed pollinator protection plans and how they can reduce exposure of bees to pesticides through sustainable agriculture and increased stakeholder engagement.

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Smart Solutions for the Land You Manage
Corteva Agriscience offers the products, technical support and industry insights you need to ensure your success in the field. Click here to learn more about keeping infrastructures and rights-of-way safe with our complete portfolio of herbicides.

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Penelec Installs New Automated Devices to Reduce Duration of Power Outages

If a tree falls onto a power line, the TripSaver devices will isolate the outage to that area and limit the total number of affected customers.

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Utility Arborist Association
The UAA is comprised of more than 5,000 members committed to the proper maintenance of trees and other vegetation for the purpose of ensuring the safe and reliable distribution of energy. The UAA’s mission and vision are based on its culture of safety, environmental sustainability and operational excellence. Click here to learn more.

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Ausgrid's Vegetation Management Program

Ausgrid trims trees growing too close to power lines to help keep the public safe around the electricity network and reduce the risk of bush fires.

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Managing Wildfire Risk in the Electric Utility and Gas Transmission Industry

This paper outlines the significant operational challenges wildfires pose to the electric utility and gas transmission industry and how to minimize threats.


NASA provided NOAA with the Global Hawk drone to fly into hurricanes and gather storm data. The drone can monitor a storm’s strength and other physical properties normally performed by manned aircraft. Courtesy of NASA.

Advancing Aerial Technology: Opportunities for Utilities

Airborne inspection and monitoring technologies have definitely proven to be game-changing tools for utilities

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How Fire Protection Coating can Protect Utility Poles in the Event of a Fire

Watch how Hubbell’s Fire Protection Coating performed during the proposed ASTM method for wood utility poles.


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