System Hardening: Penn Power Prepares for Winter Weather

Jan. 17, 2020
Penn Power is improving system reliability and guarding against storm-related outages by investing in upgrades to its system.

Ice-coated tree limbs can fall on to power lines, causing power disruptions for utilities' customers. Penn Power, however, is taking a proactive approach to storm response through system hardening. 

To learn more about the initiatives, look for a feature article in the March 2020 Electric Utility Operations section. You can also check out the following photo gallery, which shows field crews in action installing new power lines and reclosers. 

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