Sometimes it’s necessary to remove a tree that has become a hazard to the public or our electrical system. If a tree or trees are classified as hazardous, NorthWestern Energy will correct this situation by removing the tree, leaving the wood and discussing a replacement option with the property owner. On a regular and rotating schedule, NorthWestern Energy trims tree branches and removes trees inside and outside the ROW that affect the operation of the electric lines.
NorthWestern Energy employs seven full-time arborists and vegetation management technicians who, together with contractors, control trees and noxious weeds in our ROWs and around other facilities. NorthWestern Energy has an active wildfire mitigation program that includes hazard tree removal and adding special equipment to our lines to prevent sparks in high-risk areas.
Managing a rural electric system Managing a rural electric system. Sep 26, A brief examination of NorthWestern Energy's efforts to clear right of ways from beetle killed trees and hazards. Tree Trimming NV Energy's tree trimming program is intended to help protect you and your property while maintaining electric reliability.
There are also laws in place to ensure safety by requiring a minimum clearance space between trees and power lines. NorthWestern Energy applies a protective coating to steel pipelines and adds a small amount of direct current to mitigate corrosion. Tree roots are attracted to the loosened soil of the pipeline ditch and to the typically constant temperature created by the moving gas.
Tree roots can damage the coating and come in contact with the steel. Oregon's Affordable & Professional Tree Experts.
If you need a tree removed safely and efficiently, call on the professionals at North Woods Tree Service Inc. for expert tree removal and nw energy tree removal. Established in and proudly serving the Portland Metro area, we are experienced in tree service projects of all sizes.
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