At a customer's request, we will consider removing a tree if it interferes with.
Tree Trimming Request. Primary power lines are subject to tree trimming requests. Select your location below to learn how to identify the type of line impacted by a tree or vegetation and how to submit a tree trimming request to Duke Energy.
To show you this page, we need to know your location. Dec 12, Oklahoma Gas & Electric (OG&E): OG&E provides their stance if a tree falls on powers lines stating: “When an ‘Act of Nature’ (such as lightning, high winds, tornadoes, etc.) causes trees or other vegetation to fall across power lines and create power outages, we cut the trees and brush so poles and lines can be replaced and re-energized.
Disposal of any wood, limbs or debris resulting. Power Line Safety Near Trees: Watch for power lines when cutting or clearing downed trees; they may be entangled. Never climb trees located near power lines, even if they aren’t touching. Stay 10 feet away from power lines, including objects you’re holding. A8. Only specially trained tree trimmers can work near power lines. Homeowners who hire their own tree trimmers to prune or remove trees near wires must first notify SCE.
This includes work on any tree within 10 feet of SCE lines or trees that could come in contact with wires or equipment if they fall. SCE offers a free “make-safe” program. The proximity of the tree to power lines and equipment determines a danger tree, regardless of the health or condition of the tree.
A hazard tree, a subset of danger trees, is a structurally unsound tree that could strike a target, such as electric lines, when it fails. Danger trees and hazard stump grinding longmont are often targeted for removal.