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worker trimming trees

As overseers of the high-voltage electric grid, electric utilities are responsible for ensuring that vegetation does not jeopardize the reliability and safety of the grid. Utility companies are subject to strict vegetation management and reliability standards established by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), as authorized by Congress in the Energy Policy Act of 2005. MEAG Power, with Georgia Power serving as our contractor to manage the fieldwork, has established a prudent Vegetation Management Program that meets all federal standards.