Line Construction

The FE line crew is responsible for Freeport's physical electric grid (overhead/underground wires and cables, poles, distribution transformers, etc.).  Within this grouping, Line Foremen average more than 20 years of experienced service, First Class Linemen average more than 15 years in the areas of building new 13.8 kV overhead line extensions, replacing, updating, and improving line materials that lower line losses, increase public safety, and provide means for faster restoration of service following a contingency.  This wealth of experience has contributed to FE achieving one of  the highest Average Service Reliability Rating (ASAI) in the state of  New York at 99.99%.