Rick Bush

Editorial Director,
Transmission & Distribution World

Richard A. Bush is the editorial director of Transmission & Distribution World. Prior to joining T&D World as editor-in-chief in 1994, Bush worked at the Georgia Power Company Research Center (now NEETRAC) where he held engineering and management positions.
In June 1988, Bush received the Georgia Power "Engineer of the Year" award, and in 1994, he received the "Technology Applications Recognition" award from the Electric Power Research Institute. In 1996, he was awarded a Jesse H. Neal Certificate of Merit for editorial excellence.
Bush holds BSME and MSME degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and he is a senior member of the IEEE.

ComEd Engineer's Day
Engineers' Day at ComEd
At ComEd's Engineers' Day, engineers are acknowledged and their work displayed on a day set aside just for them.
G&W factory tour
Rick’s Ramblings: My G&W Factory Tour
I first met Matt Zawicki at Distributech this February at the G&W Booth. Matt, a Senior Marketing Specialist, was standing next to this tank full of water.
Rick's Ramblings: Extracurricular Distributech Activities
I wasn’t aware that San Diego had an air and space museum so I was thrilled to receive GE’s invite to attend Monday evening.
Who are Regulators Going to Call?
A lot of churn is going on in our industry. To be honest, I am continuously overwhelmed trying to keep up with everything.
Details from Distributech 2015
T&D Editors Rick Bush and Marty Rosenberg are wandering the streets of San Diego, chatting with utility folk and meeting with the vendor community here at Distributech 2015.
Rick Bush at Distributech
Rick's Ramblings on Distributech: Another Day in Paradise

When I left Kansas City, it was 10 degrees and a mere five hours, later I arrived in balmy San Diego in shirt-sleeves weather. Nice

We have a contingent here at Distributech  from T&D World to cover the show. We have taken the divide-and-conquer route this year.

David Roop: A Man for the Times
Cool in a crisis and genuine in demeanor, Dave Roop focuses on the task at hand and on the team he entrusts to get the job done.
Kansas State Speaks Energy 1
We have troubles on the horizon. With the looming exit of baby boomers from the energy workplace, we simply are not turning out enough engineers to meet the need
UAA and T&D World: Having Fun and Making a Difference – Together

It was ten years ago that Bob Bell with PG&E called to see if we would like to work together on a joint vegetation management initiative.

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Flying High: Opening Ceremony of the 2014 International Lineman's Rodeo
I am so glad I got up early to catch the opening ceremony at the 2014 International Lineman’s Rodeo.
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K-State Connects Power to Students
Kansas State University hosts an affiliate program that is covered in detail in this photo gallery.
solar energy consumption
Wind and Solar by the Numbers
For those of us who work in transmission line design and construction, we know that a lot of work comes from building transmission lines to connect wind farms to the grid.
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CIGRE Session: The View from Paris
T&D World Editorial Director Rick Bush is in Paris this week, making connections, enhancing his knowledge and having fun.
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Utility Sales Reps Are Family, Too
Sales representatives who call on utilities have big shoulders, as they should.
The Inside Scoop on the Advanced Meter Fort Collins Project

I am a big believer in the saying “Trust and Verify,” so when Elster President Mark Fromuller told me that Advanced Meter Fort Collins (AMFC) was the real deal, I got on the phone with Ft. Collins Project Manager Dennis Sumner and headed over to Colorado


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Dec 10, 2014

Webinar 1: Inside AMFC – Watch On Demand

Through the Advanced Meter Fort Collins project, Fort Collins Utilities is upgrading mechanical electric and water meters in homes, schools and businesses throughout the community with electronic devices that will enable two-way digital communication....More

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