Squirrels and raccoons get the most publicity when it comes to substation outages. But a series of recent snake outages shows that legless crawlers also do their fair share of damage:

Why the snake surge? Snakes seek out eggs in birds’ nests that are often found in substations. They also seek warmth after sundown. And, they’re small enough to sneak through narrow gaps. Solution: TransGard fencing with snake guards: durable mesh construction that prevents incursion from snakes as small as ¼” in diameter. Learn more here.