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Here’s How Often Eversource Helicopters Fly Over Darien — and Why

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Eversource schedules its helicopters to fly over major electricity transmission lines and equipment four times a year (most recently in late December, late February and late this month — starting about now or sometime soon). We asked a utility spokesman why that happens so often, and here’s what we found out: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Buzz Coming: Eversource Helicopters to Fly Over Darien Checking High-Voltage Lines

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From today through March 1, Eversource helicopters will be flying over various Connecticut towns, including Darien, doing semi-annual inspections of high-voltage electrical lines and equipment.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Eversource Helicopter Inspecting High-Voltage Lines in Darien, Elsewhere

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Eversource is conducting aerial inspections of its high-voltage electric equipment and lines in Connecticut.  This annual inspection is an important part of the company’s ongoing commitment to providing reliable energy to customers.  The work involves the use of a helicopter flying low over transmission lines to detect any potential equipment issues before system reliability is impacted. (more…) Continue Reading →

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