Utility Power Solutions

Powering the Most Innovative Solutions for Energy Professionals

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As an energy professional you face constant reliability, regulation, security, safety and storm and event response challenges. Our industry-leading portfolio of services help you meet these challenges and realize labor and supply chain stability and efficiency. Our collaborative and customizable approach coupled with an extensive history of successful implementation and execution can help you exceed the expectations of your customers and stakeholders.

Markets Served

As a leading electric utility distributor in the United States and Canada, we serve:

  • Gas and Electric Utilities – including investor-owned utilities,
    co-ops, municipalities, government, generation and transmission
    (G&T) entities
  • Utility Contractors – we offer reliable and efficient third-party material management to utility contractors to help you streamline operations and maximize efficiency

Our Products Build Your Solutions

Access the broadest utility portfolio in the industry - more than 300,000 products.

  • Fuses, cutouts and safety devices
  • HMI, power line controllers
  • Insulators and arrestors
  • Intrusion detection
  • Lamps, lighting fixtures and controls
  • Mass notification
  • Mechanical door hardware
  • Metering components, sockets and switches
  • Molded rubber products and connectors
  • MRO products
  • Pads, pedestals and enclosures

Manufacturer Partners (View All)

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Slacan Industries logo
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Supply Chain Solutions for Utilities

Reducing costs, saving time, improving productivity and mitigating risks are our goals for every customer and project. With our customizable Supply Chain Solutions, you can eliminate costs, address sustainability requirements, enhance focus on your core competencies and stay competitive in the marketplace.

  • Materials management and disposition
  • Critical spares management
  • Custom warehouse services
  • Material packaging QA/QC
  • Wire and cable management solutions
  • Customized metrics and reporting
  • eCommerce
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Utility Expertise

Anixter understands the various power, safety and security challenges you face. From system interoperability and standards to the integration of perimeter security, access control and video surveillance, our technical solutions managers provide an unbiased-manufacturer approach.

  • Advanced metering infrastructure
  • Meter data management
  • Prepayment and customer portal
  • Cybersecurity
  • Supervisory control and data acquisition
  • Distribution automation
  • Lighting design services
  • LED solutions
  • Meter installation and change-out services
  • Inspections and tests on products
  • Tool applications and training
  • Product safety training services
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Powerups Articles
  • Access Control Beyond Compliance

    Advancements in thermodynamics and biometrics are making it possible for utilities to meet—and even exceed—security-related compliance affordably and efficiently.

  • Making Meter Exchanges a Snap

    How can utility companies meet the demand for new, advanced digital meters, as cost-effectively and as efficiently as possible?

  • Keeping Linemen Safe in Harsh Winter Conditions

    Winter weather is a serious danger. Keep linemen safe by reminding them to take these simple precautions as they rush out into the harsh conditions the rest of us may be lucky enough to avoid.

  • Keeping Experienced Linemen Safe

    With age comes valuable experience, but it can also come with a loss of dexterity and other physical changes that can present a true danger on the line.

  • Recruiting New Talent to Utilities

    Recruiting new talent on all levels within the utilities industry is going to be critical in the next few years in order for the industry to thrive. But the game has changed.

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Full Power Utility Solutions Datasheet
Discover our full-line solutions spanning every facet of the business, from utility administration and infrastructure to pole line hardware and metering.

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Utility Solutions Linecard
Anixter offers a wide selection of high voltage electrical products to help utility customers build new infrastructure, retrofit existing equipment and quickly respond to outages.

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Utility Automation Services Meter Sets Datasheet
Metering assembly is labor intensive and decreases the time that can be spent on key initiatives. Meter assembly offers customizable primary and secondary metering kits.

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Complete Supply Chain Solutions for Wire and Cable Needs Brochure
Reducing total cost of ownership and streamlining the supply chain management for wire and cable needs can significantly impact a utility company’s profitability.

News and Events
  • The Rise of Renewable Energy

    With the transition to renewable energy, a utility provider's success now depends on its efficiency. So is renewable energy a friend or foe of the utility industry?

  • Reducing Human Error

    Human error can lead to big problems in power distribution. From large-scale power outages to gas explosions, one mistake can have dire consequences. So what's the key to reducing human error?

  • Smart Meters: The Key to Leveraging the Smart Grid

    Smart meters are fast becoming beacons of efficiency and cost savings, not just for utilities but for customers as well.

  • Staying On Top of New Tech

    With the advent of the smart grid, utilities operations seem to be running faster than ever. But one question remains: How will the workforce keep up?

  • Powering Up Security at Laydown Yards

    The problem for utilities in setting up high-tech security measures at laydown yards is an ironic one: a lack of power. But advances in alternative power sources are making it possible.