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FERC-NERC staff report on Northeast transmission outage stresses vegetation management

Damaged electric distribution lines were the major cause of the widespread Northeastern customer outages during the October 2011 snowstorm, but utilities can apply lessons learned from the storm to improve performance and enhance reliability of their transmission lines in advance of the next storm, staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) said. […]