NV5 Global, Inc., a provider of technology, conformity assessment, and consulting solutions, has been awarded a one-year, $9 million contract by a Northern California utility for vegetation management designed to minimize vegetation encroachment on the utility’s transmission system.
During the initial phase of the project, NV5 will utilize advanced remote sensing technologies to identify vegetation encroachment and hazards. Following the initial phase, NV5 will deliver additional midcycle inspections and tree health analytics.
"Effective vegetation management is essential to maintaining the safety and reliability of electrical utility infrastructure in the West and across the country,” said Dickerson Wright, PE, Chairman and CEO of NV5. “NV5 utilizes the latest technologies and proprietary analytical tools to deliver actionable information to our utility clients and drive strong organic growth for our geospatial solutions.”
“NV5’s remote sensing capabilities are at the forefront of vegetation and asset management, and we are proud to deliver these innovative solutions to our valued clients," said Jennifer Whitacre, GISP, Sr. Director of Strategic Accounts of NV5.