trimming is a critical part of our responsibility to deliver safe and reliable
electric service. We have developed an
effective tree maintenance program to meet city, state and federal regulations
for minimum clearances between trees and power lines. The work our licensed, professional foresters
and contract tree pruning experts do is for public safety and reliability.
appreciate the beauty and environmental impact trees provide all of us. However, it is vital that we protect the
electrical system from hazardous limbs and trees that threaten our
equipment. We are required by law to
maintain minimum clearances.
improved, proactive tree maintenance program has hardened our electrical system
and reduced the number of outages during storms.
pruning performed adheres to the standards and practices outlined by the
American National Standards Institute (ANSI). This standard for line clearance is followed
by nearly all electric utilities in the United States.
contact Atlantic City Electric Vegetation Manager Joseph Griebau with
additional questions at 609-625-6023 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more in our Vegetation Management fact sheet. You can also visit our Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more about tree trimming.