Avoid Utility Scams

Learn How to Avoid Common Phone Utility Scams According to the FTC, fraud complaints were received from more than 2.4 million people in 2022, showing a total loss of $8.8 billion, $2.6 billion of which were from impostor scams. Many of these scams are utility scams where scammers pretend to be representatives of utility companies […]

Evite Estafas de Servicios Públicos

Aprenda Como Evitar Estafas de Servicios Públicos Internet Crimes Complaint Center estima que Americanos son estafadas por $239 millón cada año. Muchas de estas estafas, son estafas de servicios públicos donde los estafadores pretenden ser representativas de una companía de servicios públicos y demandan pago inmediata para evitar desconexión de servicio. Aprenda Como Identificar Estafas […]

Generator Safety

Use Backup Power Safely When used properly, portable and standby generators are a great option to provide backup power during brownouts or blackouts. Learn how to use generators safely with the following tips: Generators Location Always keep generators at least 20 feet away from your home Never operate a generator in an enclosed space Make sure the generator […]


Protect Your Home From Brownouts Brownouts are intentional or unintentional drops in voltage from utilities or other power sources that can cause damage to your home’s electronics. Brownouts can cause damage to insulation and cause unexpected electronic failure in the future. A sustained brownout could cause damage to electronic motors that are in everyday appliances, […]

Power Outages

Protect Your Home When the Power Goes Out Power outages can lead to more than just your lights going out. Forcing sensitive electronics to shut down unexpectedly can result in data loss or damage to electrical systems. When power returns, a surge can damage TVs, appliances, and even heating and AC systems. Power outages can […]

Power Lines Safety Tips

You do not have to touch a power line to be in danger. High-voltage electricity can jump to anyone who gets too close. Stay at least 10 feet away from power lines and their connections. Safety Tips Look up before raising a ladder or pole to make sure that it will not come within 10 […]

Winter Downed Power Lines

As temperatures drop and winter storms blow through, make sure you are aware of your surroundings whenever venturing outside. Heavy winds, snowfall, and ice are more than capable of bringing down utility poles and power lines. If you encounter a downed line, be sure to stay at least 35 feet back, which is about 3 […]

Overhead Power Line Contact – Workplace Safety

Overhead power lines cause 40% of all electrically related fatalities, in the workplace. A majority of these accidents occur with workers that have little to no electrical safety training. That’s why it’s important to always look up before doing any kind of work on a construction site. It could save your life.  If the equipment […]

Overhead Power Line Car Crash

What to do if You Crash Into a Utility Pole If you’re ever in an accident that involves a utility pole and a downed power line, always consider the line and vehicle to be live and dangerous. Onlookers should never attempt to get close to the downed power line or attempt to drive over one.  […]

Consumer Electrical Safety During Disasters

Spanish video Electricity drives the modern world and we often take it for granted. And if a natural disaster occurs, there are a few things to remember to stay electrically safe during the storm. Before the storm hits, make sure to charge all phones and other communication devices.  Then, unplug all electronics, and move them […]

Commercial Electrical Safety During Disasters

Spanish video While we can’t prevent natural disasters from impacting our communities, we can ensure our businesses are electrically safe before and after a storm. In the event of a natural disaster, it’s important for businesses to create emergency shutdown and start-up procedures for the electrical systems, equipment, and HVAC. Before the storm arrives, be […]

Prepare Your Business and Recover From a Natural Disaster

While we can’t prevent natural disasters, we can ensure our businesses are electrically safe before and after the storm. Practicing electrical safety and being prepared can lead to a smooth recovery and an opportunity to renovate the electrical efficiency of your business.  In the Event of a Natural Disaster Create emergency shutdown and start-up procedures […]