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Monthly Archives: August 2017

NEWS: Summer of snakes! Outages plague U.S. substations

Snake proof electric fencing prevention barriers for keeping snakes out.

Squirrels and raccoons get the most publicity when it comes to substation outages. But a series of recent snake outages shows that legless crawlers also do their fair share of damage: More than 22,000 people in Jacksonville, FL, were left without power when a red rat snake crawled into a […]

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