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By Stephen Minkler, Dreamstime
The first vibration study was performed in 2019 on an in-service 12-kV line in Hemet, California. The town is about 80 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.

Ken Akiki

Ken Akiki ([email protected]) has spent his career at Preformed Line Products (PLP) managing applications for conductor motion mitigation and other cable anchoring and control hardware. He and his team of product support personnel work with utilities worldwide to develop solutions for complex transmission hardware systems. Akiki is an active member of IEEE and CIGRE. He has a BSEE degree and a master’s degree in engineering management, both from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.