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Employee Spotlight: Mike Kopp

An employee from another contract had some kind things to say about the outstanding work Project Coordinator Mike Kopp has done. Here’s what he had to say about Mike. “Prior to my entry into vegetation management, I spent 24 years in the U.S. Army as an Infantryman. I state this only to give you a […]

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CNUC Plays Role in AEP PSO Second Trim Cycle

Sixteen CN Utility Consulting (CNUC) employees played a critical role in AEP Public Service of Oklahoma’s (PSO) second system-wide completion of their trim cycle. “During the last few months of the second cycle, there was an intense focus on and dedication to closing circuits. What impresses me is that even with the successful completion of […]

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Prescott Receives Award of Excellence

CN Utility Consulting (CNUC) Consulting Utility Forester Mariah Prescott was awarded the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council (TUFC) Award of Excellence September 19 during the TUFC Conference Awards Luncheon. Also in attendance were Chattanooga City Forester Gene Hyde, who nominated Mariah, and CNUC Eastern U.S. Regional Supervisor Matt Searels. The TUFC Awards of Excellence represent the […]

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Awards for PG&E Customer Satisfaction

Five CN Utility Consulting (CNUC) consulting utility foresters received customer satisfaction awards from client Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) for their outstanding work July through December 2013. The awards were given based on the results of surveys, which were distributed to a random selection of PG&E customers.  Questions included topics such as communication with customers, […]

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Reflections of the Past: Derek Vannice

By Derek Vannice, CN Utility Consulting It seems like yesterday, but also a lifetime ago that I walked into the Southern Division office of Public Service Indiana (PSI) as a co-op student and met Stan Brandt, the division forester. It was January 1980. I did not know that utilities had foresters until the counselors in […]

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Interview with PacifiCorp System Forester

Originally aired February 23, 2007 Randy Miller, system forester at PacifiCorp, runs one of the largest and most diverse Utility Vegetation Management (UVM) programs in the industry. He is also involved with numerous industry initiatives. In this interview, Randy discusses PacifiCorp’s UVM program, challenges working in multiple states and jurisdictions, NADF Tree Line USA experiences, […]