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Evolving Services for Changing Needs

By Dave Kelley, Lead CUF March 3, 2014 seems like such a long time ago. Seated in a hotel conference room were eight aspiring CUFs, wondering exactly how a North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) foot patrol worked, and the difference between a water oak and a willow oak!  After a few days of training, […]


H.R. 2358: An Impactful Step for the UVM Industry

by Brian Sprinkle, Associate Technical Consultant CN Utility Consulting (CNUC) Technical Applications Supervisor Brian Sprinkle wrote an article titled “H.R. 2358: An Impactful Step for the UVM Industry.” The article was published in the September/October issue of the Utility Arborist Newsline. In June 2015, H.R. 2358 (the Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act) left the […]


Time to Kick It up a Notch

by Derek Vannice CN Utility Consulting (CNUC) Vice President of Operations Derek Vannice wrote an article titled Time to Kick It up a Notch. The article was published in the July/August issue of the Utility Arborist Newsline. The Utility Arborist Research Fund (UARF) endowment was established over five years ago. We have had some success, but we still […]


Vegetation Management on Federal Lands

by Stephen Cieslewicz, President and Chief Consultant CN Utility Consulting (CNUC) President and Chief Consultant Stephen Cieslewicz wrote a featured article in the July/August issue of the Electric Light & Power magazine titled Vegetation Management on Federal Lands.The article provides details on the bi-partisan bill, HR 2358. Cieslewicz had the opportunity to interview U.S. Reps. Ryan Zinke and Kurt Schrader, […]


Regulatory Changes to UVM Activities in the U.S.

by Will Porter, Director of Consulting CN Utility Consulting (CNUC) Director of Consulting Will Porter wrote an article Regulatory Changes to Utility Vegetation Management (UVM) Activities in the U.S., which was published in the May/June issue of the Utility Arborist Association Newsline. CN Utility Consulting (CNUC) is currently in the process of reviewing federal and […]


FAC-003-3 Compliance Using a Defined ROW Width

By William Porter, Director of Consulting Services Clients and Transmission Owners: “According to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Auditors will be able to request supporting information used to set the width of the right-of-way (ROW), including any of the available information listed in the (ROW) definition” (FERC Order 777, 2013, p.55-para.107). Introduction It […]