Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation

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“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…Read more download (pdf)

This post is the third in a series of seven excerpts from an electric utility industry white paper prepared by FTI Consulting, entitled, THE CASE FOR ELIMINATING ANIMAL-CAUSED OUTAGES IN ELECTRIC SUBSTATIONS AND ON POWERLINES. The full white paper may be downloaded by clicking here.

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