Media Gallery

Media asset gallery featuring PGE in action.

PGE manages vegetation ahead of wildfire season

Our crews work year-round to keep trees, branches and brush clear of our power lines across our service area.

PGE crew member navigates the bucket lift during hazard tree removal operations
crew member navigates the bucket lift during hazard tree removal
 tree crew member navigates the bucket lift during hazard tree removal
Trees and part of a distribution circuit North of Government Camp
senior technical program manager for PGE’s wildfire operations program field-validates weather conditions with a handheld fire weather meter
 senior technical program manager for PGE’s wildfire operations program management, field-validates weather conditions with a handheld fire weather meter
Managers walk line and assess right of way in Mt. Hood National Forest
Managers walk and assess line in Mt. Hood
Two team members strategize during hazard tree removal operations
Crew members strategize during hazard tree removal operations
 Asplundh tree crew member ascends a tree
 crew member evaluates overhead safety hazards during hazard tree removal operations
 crew member ascends a tree during hazard tree removal
An Asplundh tree crew member ascends a tree during hazard tree removal operations
crew member removes branches in the tree canopy during hazard tree removal operations
tree crew member removes branches in the tree canopy during hazard tree removal operations
crew member signals that they are ready to descend during hazard tree removal operations
crew member safely positions the bucket lift during hazard tree removal operations
 tree crew member fells a tree during hazard tree removal operations
 crew member fells a tree during hazard tree removal operations
 crew member fells a tree during hazard tree removal operations
crew member fells a tree during hazard tree removal operations
 crew member ascends a tree during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest

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An Asplundh tree crew member navigates the bucket lift during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (Photo courtesy PGE)

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An Asplundh tree crew member navigates the bucket lift during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (Photo courtesy PGE)

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An Asplundh tree crew member navigates the bucket lift during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (Photo courtesy PGE)

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A distribution circuit North of Government Camp in the Mt. Hood National Forest (photo courtesy PGE)

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Zach Littlefield, the senior technical program manager for PGE’s wildfire operations program management, field-validates weather conditions with a handheld fire weather meter in the Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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Zach Littlefield, the senior technical program manager for PGE’s wildfire operations program management, field-validates weather conditions with a handheld fire weather meter in the Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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Zach Bertalot (right), PGE manager of forestry, and Zach Littlefield, the senior technical program manager for PGE’s wildfire operations program management, assess right of way in Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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Zach Bertalot (right), PGE manager of forestry and Zach Littlefield, the senior technical program manager for PGE’s wildfire operations program management, assess right of way in Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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Zach Bertalot (right), PGE manager of forestry, and an Asplundh tree crew member (left), strategize during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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Zach Bertalot (right), PGE manager of forestry, and Asplundh tree crew members (left), strategize during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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An Asplundh tree crew member ascends a tree during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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An Asplundh tree crew member evaluates overhead safety hazards during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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An Asplundh tree crew member ascends a tree during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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An Asplundh tree crew member ascends a tree during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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An Asplundh tree crew member removes branches in the tree canopy during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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An Asplundh tree crew member removes branches in the tree canopy during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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An Asplundh tree crew member signals that they are ready to descend during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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An Asplundh tree crew member safely positions the bucket lift during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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An Asplundh tree crew member fells a tree during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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An Asplundh tree crew member fells a tree during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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An Asplundh tree crew member fells a tree during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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An Asplundh tree crew member fells a tree during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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An Asplundh tree crew member ascends a tree during hazard tree removal operations in Mt. Hood National Forest. (photo courtesy PGE)

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PGE Crews in Action – B-Roll

In the B-Roll playlist below, you will find videos of PGE crews conducting line maintenance and operations such as repairing and replacing distribution lines, replacing power line poles, and checking transmission lines. This playlist also offers a look into the Portland Service Center where some crews start their day, prep their trucks and load up with equipment.

Aerial View of Mt Hood Transmission Lines

Aerial views of PGE transmission lines near Rhododendron, Ore. (video courtesy of PGE).

PGE Crews Work on Distribution Lines

PGE crews conduct maintenance and repair operations on distribution lines in Portland, Ore. (video courtesy of PGE).

PGE Crews Work on Substation

PGE crews conduct maintenance and repair operations on a power substation in Portland, Ore. (video courtesy of PGE).

Portland Service Center

A look inside the Portland Service Center where some PGE crews prepare for the day. Multiple shots of boom trucks, equipment and PGE employees preparing for line operations (video courtesy of PGE).

Urban Tree Trimming Operations

Asplundh crews conduct vegetation management operations by trimming tree branches near PGE power lines in Portland, Ore. (video courtesy of PGE).

Transmission Line Checks

PGE crews assess right of way and field-validate weather conditions in the Mt. Hood National Forest near Rhododendron, Ore. (video courtesy of PGE). 

Forest Tree Trimming Operations

Asplundh crews conduct vegetation management operations in Mt. Hood National Forest near Rhododendron, Ore. PGE crews work year-round to keep trees, branches and brush clear of our power lines across our service area by managing more than 2 million trees along 12,000 miles of overhead power lines. (video courtesy of PGE).