Planning for the smart grid has had a huge impact on the way power utilities manage their operating data and control networks. The convergence of IP technology, smart grid imperatives and the increased need for security as characterized in the NERC CIP
It’s increasingly tough for utility and power companies to respond in a timely manner to service incidents. Utilities need to switch from inefficient, manual processes to centralized electronic systems that create, distribute, investigate and remediate incident reports. And, in the process, potentially prevent incidents from ever occurring....More
Electric reliability compliance in the U.S. has changed, becoming more complicated and expensive. This paper looks at a subset of the NERC standards and how advanced conductors can help simplify compliance...More
FREE Webinar & LIVE Demo: Discover how streamlined, centralized incident reporting and management can put you on the fast track back to normal.Today, it is an absolute must for power and utility companies to respond quickly to a variety of incidents such as downed power lines or distribution outages....More
The electric power industry recognizes that high capacity conductors can offer substantial performance advantages over standard steel and aluminum conductors, most notably for increasing ampacity of existing transmission lines. But how do you know when these advantages provide real value in your project or which conductor is best for your application? The objective of this webinar is to answer these questions and provide the information needed to be confident when selecting a high capacity conductor....More
During this presentation Michael E. Beehler, PE, and Andrija (Ani) Sadikovic discuss Smart Wire Grid Inc. (SWG) introduction and implementation of a unique power flow control method via smart wire technology, which includes SWG’s distributed series reactors, sensors, communication protocols and control algorithms...More
June 11, 2011 -- With more than 45 years of experience, RWW Restoration refinishes and tests fiberglass to make sure tools meet industry safety standards. The company restores any fiberglass tool, from hotsticks and ladders, to platforms and pole mount hot arms at about half the cost of purchasing a new tool.
RWW Restoration understands that fiberglass tools are an investment, and it is the company's mission to protect that investment while improving its customers' bottom line.
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May 8, 2013 -- Greenlee continues to expand its Professional Tool Specialist program with the launch of three additional trucks and trailers. The new vehicles will allow Greenlee specialists to further provide value-added services to end users, such as tool demonstrations, joint sales calls, technical support, and safety presentations....More
WILLOW GROVE, PA -- The Asplundh Tree Expert Co., in honor of National Arbor Day and the company’s 85thanniversary, sponsored a service project in conjunction with PECO Vegetation Management at Smith Memorial Playground in East Fairmount Park yesterday. ...More
In a strategic move to broaden its position in the utility segment, Greenlee, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it has acquired ownership of Sherman & Reilly, Inc., a manufacturer of underground and aerial transmission and distribution products based in Chattanooga, Tennessee....More