- Dec 27, 2022 12:35 pm GMT
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 https://lnkd.in/e6D5uCYd) and consider your options.
No discussions yet. Start a discussion below.
Get Published - Build a Following
The Energy Central Power Industry Network is based on one core idea - power industry professionals helping each other and advancing the industry by sharing and learning from each other.
If you have an experience or insight to share or have learned something from a conference or seminar, your peers and colleagues on Energy Central want to hear about it. It's also easy to share a link to an article you've liked or an industry resource that you think would be helpful.