BERLIN, Conn. – March 12, 2012 - As part of a comprehensive plan to increase reliability and reduce future power outages, Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) has launched an expanded tree work program that includes significantly more routine and enhanced tree trimming in 2012 across the state.
This year, CL&P plans to spend $53.5 million on tree trimming – an increase of approximately $27 million over 2011. The expanded tree work will be
performed along 4,900 miles of the company’s utility poles and wires, an increase of 1,600 miles.
The additional tree work includes: