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MILD WINTER INCREASES THREAT TO NORTH AMERICAN SUBSTATIONS

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MILD WINTER INCREASES THREAT TO NORTH AMERICAN SUBSTATIONS HOW WARM TEMPERATURES LEAD TO A SPIKE IN ANIMAL INCURSIONS So far this winter, we’ve had it easy. In fact, the eastern U.S. is experiencing yet another warmer-than-normal winter, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. But this most recent warm […]

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TRANSGARD to SHOWCASE at Distributech 2024 in FEBRUARY

TransGard to Showcase at Distributech 2024 in February If you’re looking for an opportunity to beat the winter weather AND see TransGard’s animal deterrent products for substations, plan to attend the upcoming Distributech International 2024 in Orlando, February 27-29. TransGard provides proven animal-deterrent systems for the power distribution industry and […]

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TRANSGARD NAMES SCOTT BARBEE DIRECTOR OF SERVICES

TransGard names Scott Barbee Director of Services (YORK, Pa) — TransGard LLC, a leading provider of animal-deterrent solutions to substations, announced today that Scott Barbee has joined the company as its Director of Services. In his new position, Barbee will establish a national service network, oversee production, installations, and services, […]

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RYAN ESCURE ELECTED TO IEEE PES 5 CHAIR

TransGard Engineer Ryan Escure Elected to IEEE PES Chair (YORK, Pa) — TransGard LLC announced today that Ryan Escure, Senior Executive Engineer, has been elected chair of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power and Energy Society E5 Working Group (IEEE PES 5). The PES was created to better share […]

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TRANSGARD FEATURED IN ELECTRICITY TODAY

TransGard featured in Electricity Today CEO Greg Freeman discusses the problem of – and solutions to — animal incursions in substations (YORK, Pa) — Since its first days of operation, TransGard has raised awareness about the urgent risks that animals and birds pose to the nation’s electrical substations. In Electricity […]

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TRANSGARD APPOINTS GREG FREEMAN AS NEW CEO

TRANSGARD APPOINTS GREG FREEMAN AS NEW CEO SUBSTATION INNOVATOR HIRES EXPERIENCED, FORWARD-THINKING EXECUTIVE (YORK, Pa) — TransGard LLC announced today that it has hired Greg Freeman as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. TransGard is a leading provider of animal-deterrent equipment, with installations that currently safeguard thousands of North American […]

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TRANSGARD INSTALLS 4,000th ANIMAL-DETERRENT SUBSTATION FENCE

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TRANSGARD INSTALLS 4,000th ANIMAL-DETERRENT SUBSTATION FENCE MILESTONE HIGHLIGHTS A NATIONWIDE PROBLEM — AND THE TRUSTED SOLUTION (YORK, Pa) — TransGard, manufacturer of the leading animal-deterrent substation fencing, announced that it installed its 4,000 th fence in early 2023. The patented TransGard fence is the only solution that delivers a mild […]

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Smart Birds – Smarter Solution

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Birds pose their own set of challenges to electrical substations: they can fly into equipment, their nests can drop debris into sensitive areas or collapse completely, and bird droppings are corrosive health hazards with the capacity to create unwanted connections between components. But as difficult as birds can be, smart […]

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NEWS RELEASE: THE WORST ANIMAL-CAUSED OUTAGES OF 2022

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TRANSGARD REVEALS ITS 2022 LIST OF WORST ANIMAL-CAUSED SUBSTATION OUTAGES WILDLIFE CONTINUES TO DISRUPT AND INCONVENIENCE VIA LAND AND AIR Each year, TransGard, an industry-leading manufacturer of products that protect substations against animal incursion, tracks hundreds of substation outages caused by climbing animals and birds to compile our list of […]

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NEWS: WILDLIFE COULD POSE ‘CATASTROPHIC’ RISKS FOR POWER GRIDS

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Since its first days of operation, TransGard has sounded the warning about the risks that animals pose to the nation’s electrical grid. Now, the national consumer media is beginning to take notice.

In this recent feature, ABC News departs from the usual “sneaky squirrel shuts down Main Street” tone and highlights the very real — and expensive — danger that climbing animals and birds introduce when they come in contact with elements of the power distribution system, not only in the U.S, but around the world.

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