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Webinar: Traditional & Alternate Applications of Optical Ground Wire

2/23/2021

Spartanburg, SC – AFL, an international manufacturer of fiber optic cable, connectivity and accessories, is presenting a webinar hosted by the Utilities Technology Council (UTC), and titled, Traditional & Alternate Applications of Optical Ground Wire.

Increasingly Optical Ground Wire (OPGW) has become more integral to the electric grid. From protecting circuits from lightning strikes and running faults to ground, OPGW also provides an optical pathway for utilities, enabling more efficient grid management. In this webinar, attendees will learn more about the traditional and not-so-traditional—yet effective—uses of Optical Ground Wire (OPGW).
 
When:             Wednesday, March 3, 2:00 p.m. Eastern

Who:               Adam Harrison, Energy Market Solutions Manager, AFL

Fee:               Registration is free to all attendees

How:                Online here

About the speaker
Adam Harrison started his career with AFL nearly 10 years ago providing applications engineering support for electric utility customers. With experience in designing fiber optic cabling solutions, installing networks and training field technicians, Adam has developed utility network solutions—from concept to completion. As AFL’s Energy Market Solutions Manager, he directs the application engineering team. Adam holds a Bachelor of Science in Material Science & Engineering from Clemson University.

Adam Harrison, AFL Energy Market Solutions Manager

About AFL
Founded in 1984, AFL is an international manufacturer providing end-to-end solutions to the energy, service provider, enterprise and industrial markets as well as several emerging markets. The company’s products are in use in over 130 countries and include fibre optic cable and hardware, transmission and substation accessories, outside plant equipment, connectivity, test and inspection equipment, fusion splicers and training. AFL also offers a wide variety of services supporting data centre, enterprise, wireless and outside plant applications.

Headquartered in Spartanburg, SC, AFL has operations in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan. For more information, visit www.AFLglobal.com. Follow us on LinkedInTwitter, and “like us” on Facebook. Review our blog or subscribe to our bi-monthly e-newsletter.

Contacts
Adam Harrison, Energy Market Solutions Manager
AFL
864.433.5536
Adam.Harrison@AFLglobal.com

Corie Culp, Public Relations Manager
AFL
864.433.5409
Corie.Culp@AFLglobal.com

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