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VIDEO: Squirrel causes massive substation fire

VIDEO: Squirrel causes massive substation fire It was no April Fool’s joke for residents of Luverne, Minnesota. A squirrel chewed through wires at the city’s east substation, causing a massive substation fire and a city wide power outage. (See the video in the KSFY-TV news report here.) According to the... read more

NEWS: TransGard partners with United Sales in six key states

NEWS:  TransGard partners with United Sales in six key states TransGard, which has installed proven animal-prevention fencing at more than 2,500 substations in North America, announced today it has reached agreement with United Sales Associates, a manufacturer’s representative organization based in Portland, Oregon. United Sales... read more

NEW DOWNLOAD: Updated TransGard brochure

NEW DOWNLOAD:  Updated TransGard brochure TransGard’s updated and redesigned brochure is now available for complimentary download. The new comprehensive brochure compiles background on the problem of animal outages, an overview of system components, case briefs, and more. Get it... read more

UTILITY PRODUCTS showcases TransGard’s effectiveness

UTILITY PRODUCTS showcases TransGard’s effectiveness In January, Utility Products ran a feature on TransGard called “Climbing Animals and Substation Outages: Expensive, Damaging … Preventable.” The in-depth piece explores how TransGard fences are “engineered for success.” See the entire article... read more

NEWS RELEASE: TransGard announces complimentary site audits

NEWS RELEASE:  TransGard announces complimentary site audits TransGard announced today that it will provide complimentary substation Site Audits to any power provider in the United States. The substation Site Audit provides a detailed assessment of the outage threat caused by squirrels, raccoons, snakes and other climbing... read more