Met-Ed Conducting Comprehensive Helicopter Inspections of Large Transmission Lines

By Benzinga6 days ago


READING, Pa., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE), is using a helicopter to conduct comprehensive visual inspections of eight 500-kilovolt (kV) transmission lines within its service area. The inspections are expected to last about three weeks and will focus on components ranging from large steel crossarms to tiny hardware half the size of a pinky finger.


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