Environmental: Wildfire Mitigation

In the West, wildfires are increasing in both frequency and severity, and electrical companies operating in wildfire-prone areas face significant risks. Utilities must take measures to reduce exposure and mitigate financial liability.

Upon successful completion of this course and having met all requirements, students earn:

  • Certificate of Completion

Course Details

Course Description

This course will cover:

  • Infrastructure Enhancements to Reduce Risk of Wildfires
  • Key Objectives of Utility Wildfire Mitigation Plans
  • Regulatory Views of Proposed Mitigation Plans
  • De-energization to Minimize Risk
  • Wildland-Urban Interface and Challenges of Vegetation Management

Where possible, the course will also include an update on federal- and state-level policy related to wildfire preparedness for the utility industry.

Who Should Attend?

All levels of management and operations.

Frequency of Training


Length of Course

2-4 hours

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