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NEWS: SUBSTATION SPECIAL EDITION – BIRDS AND SUBSTATION OUTAGES

SUBSTATION SPECIAL EDITION

Birds wreak havoc at hundreds of substations every year, undermining system reliability and costing millions. Bird incursions can have disastrous results: equipment damage, outages, and expensive cleanups due to corrosive droppings. Even worse: the traditional deterrents provide only temporary, spotty relief. Now, there’s an innovative solution to the problem: lasers. […]

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A Solution for Snakes in the Southwest

SUBSTATION SPECIAL EDITION

Squirrels are often viewed as the most likely suspect of an animal-caused outage.  But in Texas, the problem often doesn’t scamper in — it slithers. CoServ Electric, which operates 29 substations across North Texas, experienced multiple outages in 2019 from bull, corn, and rat snakes crawling into substations. Each outage […]

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NEWS: TEXAS SUBSTATIONS TOUT TRANSGARD SNAKE PROTECTION

ATTENTION, ANIMALS: STAY OUT OF OUR SUBSTATIONS! COSERV STOPS SLITHERING ATTACKS WITH TRANSGARD SNAKE PANELS COSERV, a Texas company that provides infrastructure support to co-ops, recently posted an article and podcast about their experience using TransGard’s Premium Snake Fence to protect its substations. A few quotable quotes from the article:  One […]

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NEWS: TRANSGARD ENTERS EXCLUSIVE LASER PARTNERSHIP

NEWS RELEASE: PARTNERS BRING LASERS TO THE FIGHT AGAINST BIRDS IN SUBSTATIONS ​ EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT ACCELERATES PROGRAM TO PROTECT UTILITIES, COOPERATIVES (YORK, Pa.) — TransGard, a leading provider of animal-deterrent equipment to substations, announced today it has reached an exclusive agreement with Bird Control Group to distribute the manufacturer’s AVIX […]

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T&D WORLD ARTICLE: Penn Power Installs TransGard Fencing to Prevent Outages

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Penn Power installed new TransGard fencing in two Mercer County (Pa.) substations to help deter climbing animals and protect against electrical equipment interference that can cause power outages.  According to an October 2019 article in T&D World, the work is part of Penn Power’s 2016-2020 Long-Term Infrastructure Improvement Plan (LTIIP), approved by […]

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