Terra has helped several of the world’s premiere electrical transmission line management companies implement highly successful and internationally acclaimed multi-year vegetation management programs, which have relied on our advanced surveying and data classification technologies for their effective operation. Terra was one of the first companies to provide LiDAR data for vegetation management in transmission line corridors, and remains a world leader in providing transmission line surveys.
Along with vegetation classification, Terra also provides transmission line corridor managers with geospatial data for a customizable range of feature extraction such as road type, lamp-standards, buildings, water features, other utility infrastructure features, and temporally sensitive objects. These data are specifically formatted for direct use in the PLS-CADD modeling environment.
Our proven methods provide clients with a highly detailed and spatially precise three-dimensional snapshot of the existing conditions within their transmission line corridor, allowing for accurate and efficient corridor management. Fines for non-compliance can be extremely costly for a utility company. Using LiDAR and PLS-CADD can help utilities meet industry regulator’s requirements such as those of NERC.