Much like Oil Sand mining facilities near Ft. McMurray use measures to protect birds in the area, Shell Scotford wants to make sure birds stay safe when they’re near our site. However, the bird hazards near Scotford are a little different – in this case electrical power lines are the main threat … Read more download (pdf)
Alaska Electric Light and Power
Headquartered in Juneau, Alaska Electric Light and Power Company (AEL&P) provides retail electric service for approximately 16,768 customers. The Lemon Creek substation is a key site for AEL&P in supplying backup power and electrical distribution to the city of Juneau. It is located near a landfill, a food source attractant to many species of avians. Following a significant eagle-caused outage that was reported on by the media, the Greenjacket Team reached out to AEL&P … Read more download (pdf)
Large Independent Petroleum Refinery
Located in Southeastern U.S., this 200 mbpd refinery operates 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Daily, the refinery produces 3.5MM gal/day of gasoline, 2.2MM gal/day of USLD, and 1.1 MM gal/day of jet fuel. Between 2011 and 2014, the refinery experienced several wildlife induced outages that resulted in … Read more download (pdf)
AltaLink Statistical Performance of Greenjacket Outage Mitigation Solutions
AltaLink is focused on delivering reliability, dependability, fair prices and exceptional service to its customers. As part of the effort to improve reliability, AltaLink adopted the use of Greenjacket.
AltaLink L.P., a recognized leader in the Electricity Transmission industry, was able to substantially mitigate the risk of outages while protecting indigenous wildlife through the use of Cantega Technologies’ GREENJACKET® solution…Read more download (pdf)
Westar Energy, Inc. is Kansas’ largest electric utility. Headquartered in Topeka, Kansas, Westar has provided Kansans with safe, reliable electricity required to power their businesses and homes for more than a century.
Wildlife outages ranked as Westar’s second-leading cause of outages primarily from European Starlings, but also from Eurasian doves, owls, hawks, squirrels, snakes and larger mammals such as raccoons. A generic cover-up product was initially selected as a potential solution; however, the outages continued.
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Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation
“Birds cause three outages over three days in Brentwood” That was the headline in a June 2009 press release issued by Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation (MTEMC). Birds flying into MTEMC’s Brentwood Substation disrupted power on a Thursday morning, the following Saturday morning and again on that same Saturday afternoon…
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BIG 3 Automotive
Situated just south of Detroit, MI, a major automotive engine manufacturer was experiencing a number of animal-caused outages at the substation feeding their power supply.…
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Atlantic City Electric
With a service territory covering 2,700 square miles, Atlantic City Electric, serves more than 545,000 customers in Southern New Jersey through 8 facilities, 575 employees, and 109 substations A subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, INC., Atlantic City Electric has investigated over $685 million in their electric system, incorporating the most current technology in system improvements…Read more download (pdf)
ArcelorMittal is the world’s leading steel and mining company. Guided by a philosophy to produce safe, sustainable steel, it is the leading automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging. ArcelorMittal is present in 60 countries has an industrial footprint in 19 countries…Read more download (pdf)