Tree cutting gets January deadline

July 2008
Utility Week;7/11/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p44
Trade Publication
The article reports on an announcement by the British Office of Gas & Electricity Markets (Ofgem) that it expects electricity network operators to meet new standards for tree cutting around overhead lines by the end of January 2009. The regulator said it was prepared to fund costs to complete work by January 31. It had already allowed for some additional costs in the current price review period, after the revision of the Electricity Safety Quality and Continuity Regulations governing tree clearances.


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