7 episodes

Utility vegetation management (UVM) manages risks and controls vegetation that could potentially threaten power lines, railways, roadways, etc. It is perhaps one of the most important fields of environmental impact in the 21st century and is especially important in the U.S., where it is the largest factor in managing outages and the reliability of utilities.In Trees & Lines utility vegetation management podcast, veteran Phil Charlton and Iapetus COO Tej Singh discuss the future of this critical industry and together with keynote guests explore how UVM industry leaders are investing in new technologies, redefining safety culture, addressing ESG (environmental, social, governance) initiatives, and bringing awareness to career opportunities in the burgeoning field of UVM. It's a fresh take on an industry that once operated quietly and is now part of a global discussion with mainstream visibility.

Trees and Lines Iapetus Infrastructure Services

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Utility vegetation management (UVM) manages risks and controls vegetation that could potentially threaten power lines, railways, roadways, etc. It is perhaps one of the most important fields of environmental impact in the 21st century and is especially important in the U.S., where it is the largest factor in managing outages and the reliability of utilities.In Trees & Lines utility vegetation management podcast, veteran Phil Charlton and Iapetus COO Tej Singh discuss the future of this critical industry and together with keynote guests explore how UVM industry leaders are investing in new technologies, redefining safety culture, addressing ESG (environmental, social, governance) initiatives, and bringing awareness to career opportunities in the burgeoning field of UVM. It's a fresh take on an industry that once operated quietly and is now part of a global discussion with mainstream visibility.

    Clearion CEO Christopher Kelly on the Geospatial Tech behind Vegetation Management

    Clearion CEO Christopher Kelly on the Geospatial Tech behind Vegetation Management

    In another fascinating dive into vegetation management, we now explore the technology driving the industry. Christopher Kelly, CEO of Clearion Software, joins our hosts, Tej Singh and Phil Charlton, to discuss how utilities are using the latest geospatial technologies to solve complex workflow and information management challenges in the vegetation management community. Don't miss out on this informative episode of the Trees & Lines podcast.
     
    #VegetationManagement #Podcast #Iapetus #Community #Software #Clearion #Geospatial #Mapping #Workflow

    • 43 min
    New York Power Company's Right Of Way Manager Lew Payne and discusses Vegetation Management in a Major City

    New York Power Company's Right Of Way Manager Lew Payne and discusses Vegetation Management in a Major City

    Trees & Lines Vegetation Management Podcast is excited sit down with Vegetation Management powerhouse Lew Payne. Lew talks about the challenges of Vegetation Management in a heavily regulated state, the types of technologies they use, and Lew's unique strategy of managing vegetation with vegetation. Join us on this insightful episode of the Trees & Lines Podcast.
     
    #VegetationManagement #Iapetus #NewYorkPower #NewYork #Trees #PowerLines #PowerCompany #Challenges #EnergyReform #EnergyBill
     
    Lew Payne:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/lewis-payne-201052187/
     
    Phil Charlton:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/philip-m-charlton-ph-d-64584b8/
     
    Tej Singh:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/tejpal-singh-a33a6842/

    • 44 min
    Intelfuse's Nigel Barry on New Technology and approaches in Vegetation Management

    Intelfuse's Nigel Barry on New Technology and approaches in Vegetation Management

    Nigel Barry of Intelfuse joins our hosts, Phil Charlton and Tej Singh, on this latest episode of 'Trees & Lines.' One of the main topics he discusses is how LIDAR and satellites can obtain more accurate vegetation data and the challenges that come with using this type of technology. Nigel also shares his perspective from the international vegetation market and discusses how cultural differences between Australia and the U.S. shape business. Don't miss this next exciting episode of this utility vegetation management podcast, 'Trees & Lines.'

    Nigel Barry: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nigel-barry-67570910/

    Tejpal Singh: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tejpal-singh-a33a6842/

    Phil Charlton: https://www.linkedin.com/in/philip-m-charlton-ph-d-64584b8/

    Trees & Lines: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/trees-and-lines/

    #vegetationmanagement #utilities #utilityvegetationmanagement #integratedvegetationmanagement #uvm #unitil #interview #podcast #corporate #sustainability #sharedservices #leader #company #development #industry #vegetationManagement #BioCompliance #consulting #LAIDR #satellite #Australia #International

    • 46 min
    BioCompliance Consulting's John Goodfellow on what we still need to learn as an industry

    BioCompliance Consulting's John Goodfellow on what we still need to learn as an industry

    On this latest episode of Trees & Lines, John Goodfellow joins our hosts, Tej and Phil, to discuss what the vegetation management industry has learned over the years and what it is still lacking. Join us in this fascinating conversation with one of the industries most well known experts, as we dive into the past and future of vegetation management and the need for the human component as well as advancing technologies.

    Tejpal Singh: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tejpal-singh-a33a6842/

    Phil Charlton: https://www.linkedin.com/in/philip-m-charlton-ph-d-64584b8/

    John Goodfellow: https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-goodfellow-a407a419/

    #vegetationmanagement #utilities #utilityvegetationmanagement #integratedvegetationmanagement #uvm #unitil #interview #podcast #corporate #sustainability #sharedservices #leader #company #development #industry #vegetationManagement #BioCompliance #Consulting

    • 35 min
    UNITIL’s Sara Sankowich on Diversity, Inclusion, and Environmental Sustainability

    UNITIL’s Sara Sankowich on Diversity, Inclusion, and Environmental Sustainability

    Sara Sankowich is featured by our hosts, Tej Singh and Phil Charlton, on this latest episode of “Trees & Lines”. Sara is a great leader in the vegetation management industry.  In this episode, she speaks about how she has led the way at Unitil in diversity and inclusion, creating new programs to help shape the future of their employees.

     

    Sara Sankowich: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sara-sankowich-05544134/

    Tejpal Singh: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tejpal-singh-a33a6842/ 

    Phil Charlton: https://www.linkedin.com/in/philip-m-charlton-ph-d-64584b8/

    #vegetationmanagement #utilities #utilityvegetationmanagement #integratedvegetationmanagement #uvm #unitil #interview #podcast #corporate #sustainability #sharedservices #leader #company #development #industry #vegetationManagement #UVM #IVM

    • 29 min
    Vice President Pam Rauch: Good Corporate Culture & Renewable investment

    Vice President Pam Rauch: Good Corporate Culture & Renewable investment

    Thanks for joining us on this episode of, 'Trees & Lines.' Our hosts, Phil Charlton and Tej Singh, sit down with Vice President of External Affairs and Economic Growth Development, at NextEra Energy company Pam Rauch. In this exciting episode we discuss how NextEra became the US's largest utility, how they approach situations innovatively, good corporate culture, and renewable investments. We hope you enjoy listening to this interview as much as we did!

    Pam Rauch: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pam-rauch-61a10116/

    Tejpal Singh: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tejpal-singh-a33a6842/

    Phil Charlton: https://www.linkedin.com/in/philip-m-charlton-ph-d-64584b8/

    #vegetationmanagement #utilities #utilityvegetationmanagement #integratedvegetationmanagement #uvm #nextera #interview #podcast #corporate #culture #renewable #investments #company #development #utility 

    • 38 min