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2014-08-29 08:22:15

PLAINFIELD, Ind., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Seven-year plan adds advanced technology to pinpoint power outages and speed service restoration -- Provides for better and faster communication with customers -- Includes investments in power lines, utility poles, transformers and substations to update aging electric grid -- Creates and supports thousands of Hoosier jobs during seven-year modernization...

2014-08-26 16:22:22

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Ohio Edison crews have replaced or repaired more than 530 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Ohio Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), expects to spend approximately $8 million in 2014 to inspect more than 59,000 of its 561,000 wooden poles for signs of wear, insect infestation, or damage from a car accident. A...

2014-08-26 16:22:20

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI) crews have replaced or repaired more than 830 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, CEI, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has budgeted more than $6.8 million in 2014 to inspect more than 45,000 of its almost 400,000 wooden poles for signs of wear, insect infestation, or damage...

2014-08-26 16:22:18

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Toledo Edison crews have replaced or repaired almost 350 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), expects to spend more than $550,000 in 2014 inspecting more than 22,500 of its 240,000 poles for signs of wear, insect infestation, or damage from a car accident. A standard...

2014-08-20 16:22:02

READING, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) crews have replaced or repaired nearly 600 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Penelec, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, expects to inspect more than 41,100 of its 493,339 wooden poles in 2014 for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden...

2014-08-20 16:21:59

READING, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed) crews have replaced or repaired about 145 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Met-Ed, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, expects to inspect more than 28,400 of its 342,080 wooden poles in 2014 for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden distribution pole...

2014-08-14 12:22:32

GREENSBURG, Pa., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, West Penn Power crews have replaced or repaired about 340 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, West Penn Power expects to inspect more than 54,000 of its 491,000 wooden poles in 2014 for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden distribution pole typically is expected to last more than 50...

2014-06-26 23:01:29

Juniper Systems and Futura Systems have recently partnered to provide enterprise utility GIS solutions for electric and utilities industries. Logan, Utah (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Juniper Systems and Futura Systems have recently partnered to provide enterprise utility GIS solutions for electric and utilities industries. This August, Futura Systems will be launching a new pole staking application called GPSStaker at their user conference. Staking, or line design, is performed when new...

2013-10-30 23:30:54

Pole Pullers provide a simple solution that reduces the chance of equipment damage or worker injury potentially associated with other pole pulling methods. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 LineWise introduces two Pole Puller models, giving electric utility crews a faster and safer method for pole removal. The pole pullers provide a simplified solution that reduces the chance of equipment damage or worker injury associated with other pole pulling devices. The PP-60-XHD pole puller...


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