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American Electric Power Quanta Services energized reconductoring

The sun rises over the energized reconductor project at the Lower Rio Grande Valley. The temporary poles on the left were planted using the existing right-of-way.

Energized Rebuild

AEP completes an energized reconductoring project in south Texas to ensure reliable power today, tomorrow and well into the future.  

The energized reconductor project in the Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV) that finished in November 2015 is a landmark achievement for American Electric Power (AEP) and the utility industry. By capitalizing on innovative technologies from across the industry, AEP solved an immediate need to provide reliable electricity to its customers in the LRGV and simultaneously addressed future load growth. This challenge was met by Quanta Energized Serv

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