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    Tree trimming

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    AES works year-round to remove dangerous limbs near power lines to improve the safety and reliability of your electric service.

    Planting near AES Ohio equipment

    Maintain a safe clearance

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    Call before you dig

    Have underground utilities marked. It's the law.

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    Outage FAQs

    Get answers to common questions about power outages.

    Right Tree, Right Place

    Plant smart with utilities in mind.

    Trees and limbs falling on overhead utility lines during storms are among the most common causes of power outages.

    Each year AES Ohio’s line clearance operation trims trees along 2,100 miles of overhead power lines. Why do we do this? It’s simple: to reduce outages for customers and to protect our infrastructure from damage.

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    What to expect

    Is tree trimming scheduled in your area? Learn more about AES Ohio's line clearance process. 


    Emergency trimming

    During power outages and emergencies, our focus is on restoring power to customers as quickly and safely as possible.  


    Utility-friendly trees

    By selecting the right tree and planting it in the right place, you can help reduce power outages for your and your neighbors. 

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    Maintaining trees on your property

    Weak and dying trees pose a danger to you, your neighbors, and your electric service. Know the signs. 

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    Tree trimming contractors

    AES Ohio contracts line clearance work to professional tree-trimming companies. 

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