United highlights solutions for utilities

By Lindsey Anderson11 September 2023

United Rentals will demonstrate utility equipment, digital tools and excavation safety solutions at the upcoming Utility Expo, Sept. 26-28 in Louisville. 

united rentals, utilities, utility expo (Photo: United Rentals)

Located at booths E1345 and K285, attendees at either event can learn how United Rentals customized solutions help utilities and contractors address their specific utility infrastructure construction and maintenance needs.

“United Rentals partners with utilities and contractors so they can safely and efficiently tackle the overhead and underground work to modernization, and improve the resiliency and reliability requirements of the grid,” said Craig Schmidt, Vice President National Accounts, United Rentals.

“We have the utility industry solutions and experience to address a wide array of utility projects from excavations and emergency response to outage planning and solving grid congestion constraints. We are committed to providing utilities with the highest level of service and equipment availability while delivering industry-leading value.”

Included among the United Rentals utility offerings are:

Asset Tracking. United Rentals offers an extensive fleet of utility trucks with a built-in asset tracking system that makes it easy to keep track of trucks, equipment and tools. Trucks come equipped with hand and power tools, two-way radios and more, all with permanent asset tags. 

united rentals, utilities, utility expo (Photo: United Rentals)

Zero-Emission Portable Energy Systems. For utilities and contractors looking to address temporary and backup power needs while also meeting sustainability goals, United Rentals offers POWRBANK battery energy storage systems (BESS).

Trench and Confined Space Safety. Whether a utility crew is digging a trench or working within a confined space, United Rentals Trench Safety enables the worksite to achieve safety and productivity with underground solutions and safety training. 

For more on the Utility Expo, see ALH’s guide to the show in our upcoming September/October issue. 

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