Trees that grow near power lines and other electrical equipment can present challenges for delivering safe, reliable power. On Bainbridge Island, trees cause most power outages – when branches touch power lines or when trees fall into lines. In addition, downed power lines are dangerous. They can be energized and hazardous to public safety.
To ensure safe, reliable power for Bainbridge Island customers and meet applicable state and federal requirements, PSE trims or removes trees that present a risk to power lines and other electrical equipment. This work helps keep the lights on at homes and businesses, and keeps the community and our crews safe.
Learn more about PSE’s approach to tree trimming, restoration and removal: