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Monthly Archives: April 2018

NEWS: Raccoons — the fastest-growing threat to substations

Squirrels cause the most outages at substations, but lately raccoons have been working hard to catch up. In Knoxville, TN, last month, raccoon contact caused a huge flash, a shower of sparks, and then total darkness for 40,000 customers. [button link=”https://www.wbir.com/article/news/local/video-shows-the-moment-when-a-raccoon-knocked-out-power-for-40000-people-in-knox-county/51-537561557″ type=”big” newwindow=”yes”] SEE THE VIDEO HERE[/button]   It was […]

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