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NEWS RELEASE: Powerlink to Represent TransGard in Five Key States

MOVE ENABLES CONTINUED GROWTH FOR ANIMAL-DETERRENT SUBSTATION PROTECTION (YORK, Pa.) — TransGard, which has installed proven animal-prevention fencing at more than 3,000 substations in North America, announced it has reached an agreement with PowerLink Electrical Sales, a leading manufacturers’ representative agency serving the electric power industry. Based in Westlake, Ohio, […]

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NEWS RELEASE: TransGard Introduces SnakeStop Matting

EASY-TO-INSTALL BARRIER TACKLES PROBLEM OF SNAKE INCURSION AT SUBSTATIONS   (YORK, Pa) —  TransGard, manufacturer of the only substation fencing that deters climbing animals by delivering a mild electric shock, announced today the release of its new SnakeStop matting. SnakeStop is a ground-based, electrified boundary specifically engineered to prevent snake incursions […]

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NEW PRODUCT: Introducing the Wind Anchor

SECURING THE TRANSGARD FENCE IN HIGH WINDS   The latest option for our patented substation fencing:  the Wind Anchor assembly. The anchor secures fence panels in a variety of surfaces against winds with pullout force of up to 14,000 lbs. The Wind Anchor works with any new or existing TransGard fence. It’s easy to […]

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TransGard to Exhibit at DISTRIBUTECH

SEE OUR NEW PRODUCTS IN NEW ORLEANS The TransGard team will be exhibiting at DistribuTECH 2019 — a major industry trade show that runs Feb. 5-7, in New Orleans.  Stop by booth #12625 to see our system’s entryways, control centers, snake panels and more. We’ll also have information on our new Wind Anchor system … and […]

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NEWS RELEASE: Five Worst Outages of 2018

TRANSGARD SELECTS LIST FROM HUNDREDS OF ANIMAL-CAUSED SUBSTATION OUTAGES REPEAT OFFENDERS DO SERIOUS DAMAGE IN 2018   (YORK, Pa) — Each year, TransGard tracks hundreds of substation outages caused by climbing animals — squirrels, snakes, raccoons and others — to compile our list of the Five Worst. TransGard, which manufactures […]

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2019 RESOLUTIONS: Three Ways to Secure Superior Protection

It’s still November, but every substation operator wants to reduce (or eliminate) outages from year to year. The way to achieve that goal: start planning for 2019 … right now. Here are a few resolutions for dramatically reducing the threat of animal incursion: IDENTIFY PROBLEM SUBSTATIONS   Had any animal outages this […]

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NEWS: Substation Threat Grows as Squirrel Population Explodes

For many utilities, squirrels are “public enemy #1” — responsible for thousands of outages at substations across the U.S. Now, that threat has gotten even scarier … just in time for Halloween. News media in the northeastern U.S. have reported on a massive uptick in the number of squirrels in the […]

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NEWS RELEASE: TransGard Selects CD Nova as Canadian Distributor

CD NOVA TO REPRESENT TRANSGARD IN CANADA, EXPANDING AVAILABILITY OF ANIMAL-DETERRENT FENCING (YORK, Pa.) — TransGard, which has installed proven animal-prevention fencing at more than 3,000 substations in North America, announced today it has reached an agreement with British Columbia-based CD Nova, a leading distributor serving the Canadian electric power […]

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ONLINE NOW: TransGard Develops “Five Worst” Presentation for T&D World

T&D World, a leading industry magazine, asked TransGard to develop an online slideshow based on our popular “Five Worst Outages” list. Check it out  — and be sure to look for this year’s list, which we’ll announce in December 2018.   [button link=”#https://www.tdworld.com/grid-security/five-worst-animal-caused-power-outages-2017″ newwindow=”yes”] VIEW THE SLIDESHOW[/button]

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NEWS: Colorado cooperative goes “all in” with TransGard

Outage news

Once again, TransGard is in the news. This time, La Plata Electric Association, a Colorado cooperative, garnered coverage for its plan to secure TransGard protection at all 22 of its substations. Two regional publications ran news stories on the plan. Highlights: Nationwide notoriety “In 2014, LPEA got quite a bit […]

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