Report by Paula Antolini
January 24, 2018 5:28PM EDT
Eversource Takes to the Sky to Survey Electric Lines, Jan. 25th
As part of an ongoing effort to strengthen the power grid and increase reliability, Eversource will be conducting aerial inspections of overhead equipment associated with its high-voltage electric lines tomorrow in Connecticut. This inspection involves the use of a helicopter flying low over Eversource’s transmission line corridors to check for any emerging issues that may threaten electric reliability.
When: Thursday, January 25, weather permitting, flight is scheduled to take place between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Where: Utility rights of way in Berlin, Bethel, Bloomfield, Branford, Bristol, Chester, Essex, Deep River, East Granby, East Haddam, East Hampton, Glastonbury, Granby, Manchester, Middletown, Montville, New Milford, Newington, Old Saybrook, Redding, Southbury, Southington, Windsor, Wolcott.
Aircraft Description: Blue & White Helicopter, Tail #N411DD.