Inspects high-voltage electrical equipment from helicopter
“This semiannual inspection is an important part of the company’s ongoing commitment to providing reliable electric service.
The work involves the use of a helicopter equipped with heat-sensing, infrared scanning technology which can detect potential equipment issues before they occur.
“The aerial inspections started last week and continue through Feb. 28. Weather permitting; flights will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.”
Read the rest of the online story that includes details about the cities & towns involved at: https://www.greenwich-post.com/62313/eversource-conducts-statewide-infrared-helicopter-inspections/.
In 2012, Northeast Utilities and its operating companies Connecticut Light & Power, Public Service of New Hampshire, Western Massachusetts Electric and Yankee Gas merged with NSTAR Electric & Gas to better serve New England. On December 4, 2017, Eversource closed the deal on an acquisition of Aquarion Water Company, making Eversource the only electric company in the U.S. that also owns a water utility. Aquarion serves 230,000 water customers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. https://www.eversource.com