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Wilmington Storm Restoration

Wilmington Storm Restoration

On August 8th, Wilmington, Delaware was hit by winds strong enough pull trees clean out of the ground, tipping them onto the transmission lines, causing a chain reaction that would cause insulators to tear free – damaging arms on lattice towers, and causing outages throughout the region. The force from the wind had to have been intense. After arriving at the job site, I called the Infrastructure

Specialized Equipment Brings Reliability, Safety to Energized Work

Specialized Equipment Brings Reliability, Safety to Energized Work

AUI Power has carved a niche for itself in live-line work, even though energized services were not always part of its portfolio.  With roots dating back to 1995 as a family-owned business of commercial electricians in Elkton, Maryland, doing primary voltage work for large plants, AUI Power was officially established in 2010.  Today, AUI is a full-service electrical utility contractor specializing in transmission, distribution and substation construction/maintenance

What You Need to Know About Using Drones for Utility Inspections

What You Need to Know About Using Drones for Utility Inspections

When introducing new technology to the workplace, we have to think about the benefits that those services bring.  AUI brought in UAV(unmanned aerial vehicles) to help us inspect our projects with safety and efficiency in mind.  We are able to inspect work sites that could potentially be hazardous for our workers, and use high-resolution photos, thermal imagery, or use streaming video to inform crews of any dangerous

Customer Satisfaction is our #1 Goal

Customer Satisfaction is our #1 Goal

At AUI – we work to ensure all our customers are satisfied, from the clarity we provide in bid documents, through the project management and execution of the construction, to the close-out and environmental restoration services we offer. These services are absolutely engrained in the culture of AUI – as we know that every project is completed with the same high level of quality that we would

Emergency Drone Inspections

Emergency Drone Inspections

AUI Power recently completed two emergency drone inspections for a large utility customer, increasing reliability numbers by discovering defects such as this broken insulator and flash marked conductor before it causes an outage. These flights and reports are required many times to remove our workers from harms way. Sending in a drone to inspect and clear an area prior to sending in manned crews reduces the risk