Power & Ice introduces viewers to the brave men who maintain and build the remote and rugged Alaskan power grid. The series follows three fiercely competitive line companies as they battle freezing temperatures, devastating storms and zero visibility to bring power to people whose lives depend on a constant flow of electricity.
Deep in the Alaskan wilderness, three fortune-hunting companies fight for the toughest jobs in the world: stringing mile after mile of electrical power line across America’s last frontier. Against lashing winds and bitter cold, fighting frost-bite, fatigue and each other, a few very tough guys live life on the edge of disaster… and inches from electrocution. Over 700,000 people rely on electricity to stay alive and these are the men who keep the heat on.
The highly skilled employees of Alaska Line Builders, Electric Power Constructors and City Electric will compete for the life-threatening big-money jobs found only in the 49th State. These men work in a dog-eat-dog world, but they get a charge from putting their lives on the line. Who will win the winter?
Tune in to Power & Ice as it premieres 9 June, Thursdays 10pm on HISTORY (Astro Ch 555 & HD 575).