Trees Near Power Lines

  • SWL&P does not cut trees on customer property. If you have concerns about your electric service, contact us and we will arrange to have one of our service personnel meet with you to discuss your situation.
  • It's our responsibility to maintain tree clearances within power line rights-of-way.
  • We'll help make sure that removal is accomplished safely without endangering you or interfering with your electric service.

SWL&P’s parent company, ALLETE, has entered an agreement to be acquired by a partnership led by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Global Infrastructure Partners and start the process to become a private company.

This transaction will not change our operations, strategy or shared purpose and values, and it is business as usual for all of us at SWL&P. Learn more at