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Do recent thefts and vandalism in NC, WA and OR require an immediate response at electric utility substations? At a minimum, coordination with local law enforcement and an improved level of physical security awareness by utility personnel, neighbors and customers. Perhaps, a public service announcement campaign in the coming weeks.

Longer term, fences replaced by walls and steel gates, motion detection lighting and surveillance, and more frequent security patrols by local law enforcement.

Planners and engineers take note. Review past experience with the coordinated attack at PG&E’s Metcalf Substation in 2013 (see and consider your options.


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