McLean Engineering Selected for Cornelius, N.C., Pole Attachment Inventory and GIS Mapping of Electric System

The ElectriCities of North Carolina has selected McLean Engineering Company to provide GIS mapping and pole attachment support for the Town of Cornelius’s electric distribution system.

ElectriCities selected McLean Engineering to provide an attachment inventory in an effort to update its joint use records, improve relationships with its attachers, and clean up late transfers.

McLean Engineering will also provide a GIS asset inventory for the town’s electric distribution system.  McLean takes a low-cost and flexible approach to GIS to allow for efficient control of Cornelius’s distribution assets and to make it easy to afford the cost of keeping maps up-to-date – the most essential function of any map.

McLean works with many municipalities, cooperatives and state trade organizations to navigate through joint-use concerns by providing expertise in all areas related to joint-use matters.  McLean also focuses on providing low-cost GIS solutions to allow small utilities to take advantage of the benefits of GIS technology.

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About McLean Engineering
Established in 1936, McLean Engineering is celebrating 80 years of experience in the power engineering field, serving electric utility systems throughout the United States. McLean Engineering has an unparalleled reputation for providing safe, reliable and durable design solutions by focusing on long-term relationships with their clients.

McLean Engineering provides design, engineering, inspection, and energy solutions, and is a nationally-recognized expert in the area of pole attachments, having presented to national audiences on the topic at numerous industry conferences and webinars and consulted for electric utilities across the U.S. on pole attachment issues.

About ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc. (ElectriCities)
More than 70 North Carolina public power communities, municipally owned and operated electric systems, serve more than 1.2 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in North Carolina. ElectriCities is the service organization that provides customer service and safety training, economic development, emergency and technical assistance, communications, government affairs and legal services to public power communities in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. More information about ElectriCities is available at or ElectriCities news is available on Twitter: @ElectriCitiesNC and on Facebook: ElectriCities of NC.

About the Town of Cornelius, N.C.
The Town of Cornelius, the second youngest of Mecklenburg County's six incorporated towns, was founded in 1893, but not incorporated until March 4, 1905. It is situated along 70 miles of the Lake Norman shoreline. For more information, visit