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Staying safe around electrical equipment

Staying safe around electrical equipment

Since its discovery in 1879, electricity has woven its way seamlessly into our society, providing unprecedented power and efficiency to our lives. We now use it to light our homes, charge our electric vehicles, cook our meals, stream our favorite shows, and check what...

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What to do before, during and after the storm

What to do before, during and after the storm

It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week, also known as the best time to prepare for severe weather. Are you prepared for when the next disaster happens? This week, we're encouraging you to prepare for severe weather. Here are some tips on what you should do before, during...

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Ghosts, ghouls and downed wires

Ghosts, ghouls and downed wires

It’s the season of ghosts, gargoyles, goblins and gobstoppers, but creepy monsters and cavities aren’t the only things you should be worried about. Autumn winds and longer nights help cover up the real monsters: downed wires. A downed wire is a power line that has...

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How DTE Energy restores power

How DTE Energy restores power

Severe storms that blew through our DTE Energy service territory Friday and Saturday caused nearly 600,000 power outages, leaving many customers wondering how we decide where to restore power first. As with any storm, our number one priority is safety – for both our...

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From Lehigh Valley News: PPL demonstrates what NOT to do around live power lines

You don’t ever want to make contact with a power line.

If there’s one lesson to take away from PPL’s safety demonstration Thursday afternoon in Allentown, that’s the big one. And it applies not just to physical contact, but to digging, too.

To read the full article, visit: WATCH: PPL demonstrates what NOT to do around live power lines