TECHTALK: Save a Tree, Stop Wood Pole Decay

Protecting wood poles from decay continues to be a problem for operating electric utilities. A method has been developed to harvest energy from power line’s own Electromagnetic Field and use in stopping decay in wood poles. For more than 30 years this proven technology has been used to stop and prevent decay in woodpecker holes. Using a combination of ACTIVE Essential Oils and Negative Ions, Wood Decay Fungi and Wood Eating Bacteria has been stopped and prevented from returning.


  • Phil Landers – President and director of R&D  – ICORP-IFOAM Specialty Products Corporation
  • Anthony Daniel – Line Supervisor – East Kentucky Power Coop