Five Worst Animal-Caused Power Outages of 2017

Each year, TransGard tracks hundreds of animal outages. During 2017, preventable animal incursions have led to serious outages, costly repairs and damaged reputations for utilities and other substation operators. Here are the Five Worst for 2017, plus a nasty 2018 outage that could make this year’s list.

Gallery courtesy of TransGard, manufacturer of animal-deterrent fencing.



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