SHOWS VIEWERS STEPS FOR INSTALLING PROVEN ANIMAL DETERRENT (May 3, 2017 — NEW FREEDOM, Pa) It’s been in the field for 20 years and currently protects more than 2,500 substations across North America. Now, substation operators can see firsthand the simple process of installing TransGard animal deterrent fencing. TransGard announced […]
Substation operators can avoid expensive headaches with this simple review (April 20, 2017 — NEW FREEDOM, Pa.) What’s the number one goal of utilities, electric cooperatives, municipalities and other substation operators? Reliability. But one of the biggest threats to reliability is also one of the least predictable: the environment. Changes […]
TransGard, which has installed proven animal-prevention fencing at more than 2,500 substations in North America, announced today that Pacific Utilities will represent its signature product in three key states. TransGard manufactures the only patented substation fencing that deters climbing animals by delivering a mild electric shock — a humane technique […]
It was no April Fool’s joke for residents of Luverne, Minnesota. A squirrel chewed through wires at the city’s east substation, causing a massive substation fire and a city wide power outage. (See the video in the KSFY-TV news report here.) According to the report, residents heard the arcing that immediately […]
TransGard’s updated and redesigned brochure is now available for complimentary download. The new comprehensive brochure compiles background on the problem of animal outages, an overview of system components, case briefs, and more. Get it here.
In January, Utility Products ran a feature on TransGard called “Climbing Animals and Substation Outages: Expensive, Damaging … Preventable.” The in-depth piece explores how TransGard fences are “engineered for success.” See the entire article here.
In 2016, climbing animals caused substation outages that wreaked havoc: loud explosions, hazardous driving — even a threat to voters. Each year, TransGard — maker of the patented fence that now protects 2,500 substations — tracks animal outages and compiles a list of the worst … and 2016 offered plenty […]
The October issue of Electric Energy T&D Magazine ran a three-page feature on the problem of animal outages — calling TransGard “high-end fencing” and noting that the system is “modular, durable and installs in half a day.” Read the entire article here.
A recent article in Electricity Today magazine examined the significance of the animal outage problem — and TransGard as a leading solution. The piece, subtitled “Eliminating costly incursion by climbing animals,” addressed the extent of the problem and called TransGard an “innovative solution.” The article also covers the success specific TransGard […]
TransGard, which has installed proven animal-prevention fencing at more than 2,500 substations in North America, announced today it has reached agreement with W.R. Daniel & Associates Inc., a leading manufacturers’ representative serving clients in the transmission, distribution, substation and generation segments. W.R. Daniel will offer TransGard’s patented substation fencing to […]