Publicly owned energy distributor Western United Electric now offers new to market technology that detects substation copper theft as is happens. CuTS® from Cresatech, Inc. is proprietary sensing technology that detects changes in substation grounding infrastructure as the theft occurs.
October 29, 2014
Western United Electric Supply Corporation (WUE) is a member-owned not-for-profit electric utility wholesale supplier. Their members and customers are rural electric cooperatives, municipal electric utilities, investor owned electric utilities and electric utility contractors located in a seven state Rocky Mountain region.
Cresatech specializes in technology and service solutions that address high cost, high impact operational issues within power transmission & distribution, mobile telecoms, transport and other critical service markets. Our innovative products monitor exposed service sites and infrastructure in a variety of complex operational environments, providing real time monitoring for service interruption and disruption due to removal of copper grounding and other power delivery infrastructure.
Prime targets for copper theft are rural substations that often have little security or safety measures installed. WUE customers are rural energy providers and likely to benefit from CuTS® technology. The new partnership compliments the extensive WUE Line Card.
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