T&D World's The Briefing Room http://tdworld.com/blog/2855/feed At the Briefing Room you will be able to stay up-to-date on the latest technology announcements where we will provide daily postings from our industry en ABB announces track information for 2016 Automation & Power World digital conference for the power industry http://tdworld.com/blog/abb-announces-track-information-2016-automation-power-world-digital-conference-power-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">ABB has announced additional details about the “Preparing for the future grid” track of its upcoming APW digital conference.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/abb-announces-track-information-2016-automation-power-world-digital-conference-power-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/abb-announces-track-information-2016-automation-power-world-digital-conference-power-industry#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Mon, 22 Aug 2016 23:51:00 +0000 93711 at http://tdworld.com Data Efficiency Empowers Rural Electric Cooperative http://tdworld.com/blog/data-efficiency-empowers-rural-electric-cooperative <div class="node-body blog-body">Meade County Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation (MCRECC), a Midwest member-owned non-profit utility, is at the leading edge of utility management technology and is helping show other cooperatives in the area how it’s done.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/data-efficiency-empowers-rural-electric-cooperative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/data-efficiency-empowers-rural-electric-cooperative#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Mon, 22 Aug 2016 20:03:00 +0000 93701 at http://tdworld.com U.S. Companies Share Best Practices for Line Maintenance with Chinese Electric Utility http://tdworld.com/blog/us-companies-share-best-practices-line-maintenance-chinese-electric-utility <div class="node-body blog-body"> Delegates from the State Grid Corporation of China recently visited the United States to participate in a two-week training program </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/us-companies-share-best-practices-line-maintenance-chinese-electric-utility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/us-companies-share-best-practices-line-maintenance-chinese-electric-utility#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:43:00 +0000 93691 at http://tdworld.com <p>State Grid of China delegates learn more about equipment appropriate for grid maintenance practices at Terex Utilities in Watertown, S.D. In the background is a Terex A330 Auger Drill, used to drill holes in hard rock conditions.</p> N.Y. Power Authority Partners with Fairport to Create State's Largest Municipal Utility Electric Vehicle Fleet http://tdworld.com/blog/ny-power-authority-partners-fairport-create-states-largest-municipal-utility-electric-vehicle-f <div class="node-body blog-body">The New York Power Authority today announced it has expanded its program to help municipal utilities green their vehicle fleets after Fairport Electric bought a plug-in hybrid bucket truck and passenger vehicle.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/ny-power-authority-partners-fairport-create-states-largest-municipal-utility-electric-vehicle-f" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/ny-power-authority-partners-fairport-create-states-largest-municipal-utility-electric-vehicle-f#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:41:00 +0000 93571 at http://tdworld.com SEPA Announces Finalists for 2016 Solar Power Player Awards http://tdworld.com/blog/sepa-announces-finalists-2016-solar-power-player-awards <div class="node-body blog-body">The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has announced the finalists for its 2016 Solar Power Player Awards, with the winners to be honored at a special event Sept. 13, at Solar Power International (SPI) in Las Vegas. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/sepa-announces-finalists-2016-solar-power-player-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/sepa-announces-finalists-2016-solar-power-player-awards#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 16 Aug 2016 18:20:00 +0000 93421 at http://tdworld.com Kenworth Adds Options to Support Heavy-Duty Kenworth T370 Vocational Applications http://tdworld.com/blog/kenworth-adds-options-support-heavy-duty-kenworth-t370-vocational-applications <div class="node-body blog-body">Kenworth is enhancing its reliable, rugged and versatile Kenworth T370 with additional new options that further expand its capabilities for vocational customers.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/kenworth-adds-options-support-heavy-duty-kenworth-t370-vocational-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/kenworth-adds-options-support-heavy-duty-kenworth-t370-vocational-applications#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Mon, 15 Aug 2016 20:03:00 +0000 93411 at http://tdworld.com Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of $9.2 Million Energy Efficiency Project at Purchase College http://tdworld.com/blog/governor-cuomo-announces-completion-92-million-energy-efficiency-project-purchase-college <div class="node-body blog-body">Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of a New York Power Authority $9.2 million energy efficiency project that will save SUNY Purchase College about $400,000 in annual energy costs. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/governor-cuomo-announces-completion-92-million-energy-efficiency-project-purchase-college" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/governor-cuomo-announces-completion-92-million-energy-efficiency-project-purchase-college#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Mon, 15 Aug 2016 19:38:00 +0000 93401 at http://tdworld.com Workrite Uniform Company Improves Workwear For Women http://tdworld.com/blog/workrite-uniform-company-improves-workwear-women <div class="node-body blog-body">Workrite Uniform Company announces its updated lines of flame-resistant clothing developed by women, specifically for women in industrial and fire service professions.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/workrite-uniform-company-improves-workwear-women" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/workrite-uniform-company-improves-workwear-women#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Mon, 15 Aug 2016 16:49:00 +0000 93351 at http://tdworld.com NESCO, LLC Announces Acquisition of V&H Inc. Leasing Services from V&H Inc. http://tdworld.com/blog/nesco-llc-announces-acquisition-vh-inc-leasing-services-vh-inc <div class="node-body blog-body">NESCO, LLC announced that it has acquired V&H Leasing Services from V&H Inc. This acquisition will bring V&H’s rail rental business to NESCO’s newest division, NESCO Specialty Rentals. NESCO created the Specialty Rentals division in January to focus its equipment offerings in the rail, lighting, sign, telecom, as well as other specialized industries. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/nesco-llc-announces-acquisition-vh-inc-leasing-services-vh-inc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/nesco-llc-announces-acquisition-vh-inc-leasing-services-vh-inc#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 11 Aug 2016 20:46:00 +0000 93221 at http://tdworld.com PLS Employee Relates Experiences on “The Road Less Traveled” to the American Dream http://tdworld.com/blog/pls-employee-relates-experiences-road-less-traveled-american-dream <div class="node-body blog-body">The average 2016 college graduate just left the ivy-covered walls of an institution of higher learning owing more than $31,000, joining the ranks of 43 million Americans with nearly $1.43 trillion in combined student loan debt. By going into an apprenticeship program, however, Americans can earn a high salary with no debt to pay off. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/pls-employee-relates-experiences-road-less-traveled-american-dream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/pls-employee-relates-experiences-road-less-traveled-american-dream#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Fri, 05 Aug 2016 16:47:00 +0000 92891 at http://tdworld.com