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Automated Devices Reduce Duration of Power OutagesShare icon

In May 2019, we began installing 120 new “TripSaver” automated reclosing devices on power lines in our Penn Power service area in western Pennsylvania. These devices help reduce the frequency and duration of service interruptions and help utility personnel respond more efficiently.

We are on track to complete all 120 Penn Power installations by late fall 2019; have installed nearly a dozen devices in our West Penn Power service area; and plan to install about 1,700 TripSavers on nearly 310 circuits across our New Jersey service area as part of our $97 million JCP&L Reliability Plus program. We plan to look for more opportunities to use TripSavers across our service area. 

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