Monthly Archives: July 2013

ESFI Releases Results of National Utility Copper Theft Survey

Arlington, VA – The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) has released the complete results of its “Copper Theft Baseline Survey of Utilities,” a new instrument developed to measure how the growing problem of copper wire theft is perceived and addressed by major utility stakeholders across the country. The results reveal critical information about the scope

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PPL Electric Utilities issues warning amid rash of wire thefts, substation break-ins

A spate of break-ins at its electrical substations by thieves in search of copper wire has prompted a warning from PPL Electric Utilities: Think twice, because it could cost you your life.

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