Utility best practices for mitigation and response to fire storms.


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California Commission Strengthens Enforcement Efforts with New Citation Program for Power Shutoffs

Oct. 2, 2023
This new citation program establishes a tool that CPUC staff may use when appropriate to swiftly cite utilities for lack of compliance with PSPS guidelines.
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SCE Partners for AI Technology for Wildfire Mitigation

Oct. 2, 2023
The enterprise-grade, 3D network modeling technology uses AI/ML to aggregate utilities' broad spectrum of data sources into one hyper-realistic digital simulation environment....
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SDG&E sought approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to use drones for multiple use cases, including assessments. It was one of the first utilities to receive approval in 2014.

SDG&E Expands Drone Program to Detect Damage

April 12, 2023
The utility takes the use of drones for preventive assessments further by automatically detecting damaged assets from drone-captured images.
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Utility workers install a new pole in a forested area of the PGE service territory.

Portland General Electric Deploys AI, Advanced Tech to Reduce Wildfire Risk

April 11, 2023
The Pacific Northwest utility is advancing its wildfire mitigation plan by hardening the grid and enhancing situational awareness with detection systems.
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Wildfire sweeps the mountainside, crossing metal transmission towers.

How To Select Pole Material With Wildfires In Mind

April 6, 2023
Xcel Energy, SDG&E and the Snohomish County PUD share insights on fire hardening and their wildfire protection plans.


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Wildfire Risk Mitigation

Feb. 16, 2022
Learn about the tools and practices that minimize power equipment caused fires.
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Eighty U.S. Wildfires Are Burning Right Now: What Electric Utilities Can Learn From California’s Experience

Sept. 1, 2023
PG&E's Dave Canny is one of several California wildfire mitigation experts who will discuss related electric utility challenges during a Sept. 12 panel, 'California Wildfire Mitigation...
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Building Grid Resiliency & Mitigating Wildfire Risk with Satellite Intelligence

Aug. 28, 2023
How Powder River Energy uses satellite intelligence to mitigate risk across a sparsely vegetated network
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CORE Electric Cooperative Taps Technology to Mitigate Wildfire Risk

Aug. 18, 2023
The technology supports increased protections for communities and the environment.
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AltaLink Restores Power to Following Damage From Forest Fires

Aug. 10, 2023
There have been more than 930 reported wildfires in Alberta in 2023, with more than 19,400 square km burned.