T&D World's The Briefing Room http://tdworld.com/blog/2855/feed en Ofil Develops Compact Corona Camera to Assist with Aerial Inspections http://tdworld.com/blog/ofil-develops-compact-corona-camera-assist-aerial-inspections <div class="node-body blog-body">Ofil, a corona detection systems manufacturer, came up with a dedicated solution to comply with drones specifics and with utilities expectations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/ofil-develops-compact-corona-camera-assist-aerial-inspections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/ofil-develops-compact-corona-camera-assist-aerial-inspections#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:12:00 +0000 73521 at http://tdworld.com Black Hills Energy/CEC Partnership to Bring Roofless Community Solar Facility to Pueblo http://tdworld.com/blog/black-hills-energycec-partnership-bring-roofless-community-solar-facility-pueblo <div class="node-body blog-body">Clean Energy Collective and Black Hills Energy announced their plans to bring the first roofless community solar facility to Pueblo, Colo. and the surrounding area.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/black-hills-energycec-partnership-bring-roofless-community-solar-facility-pueblo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/black-hills-energycec-partnership-bring-roofless-community-solar-facility-pueblo#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:15:00 +0000 72381 at http://tdworld.com Black Hills Energy/CEC Partnership to Bring Roofless Community Solar Facility to Pueblo http://tdworld.com/blog/black-hills-energycec-partnership-bring-roofless-community-solar-facility-pueblo-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">Clean Energy Collective and Black Hills Energy announced their plans to bring the first roofless community solar facility to Pueblo, Colo. and the surrounding area.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/black-hills-energycec-partnership-bring-roofless-community-solar-facility-pueblo-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/black-hills-energycec-partnership-bring-roofless-community-solar-facility-pueblo-0#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:15:00 +0000 72391 at http://tdworld.com Pickett Granted FAA Exemption Allowing Unmanned Aerial System Surveys http://tdworld.com/blog/pickett-granted-faa-exemption-allowing-unmanned-aerial-system-surveys <div class="node-body blog-body">Pickett Granted FAA Exemption Allowing Unmanned Aerial System Surveys. UAS surveying and mapping solutions can be more efficient and cost effective than manned alternatives</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/pickett-granted-faa-exemption-allowing-unmanned-aerial-system-surveys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/pickett-granted-faa-exemption-allowing-unmanned-aerial-system-surveys#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:10:00 +0000 72301 at http://tdworld.com Milwaukee Linemen’s Crimpers Set New Standards in Performance and Ergonomics http://tdworld.com/blog/milwaukee-linemen-s-crimpers-set-new-standards-performance-and-ergonomics <div class="node-body blog-body">Milwaukee Tool continues to deliver unprecedented innovation for Linemen with the introduction of the new M18™ FORCE LOGIC 6T Utility Crimpers. Developed specifically for the challenges a lineman encounters on a daily basis, the new tools have been built from the ground up to optimize ergonomics, balance, speed and reliability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/milwaukee-linemen-s-crimpers-set-new-standards-performance-and-ergonomics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/milwaukee-linemen-s-crimpers-set-new-standards-performance-and-ergonomics#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 04 Aug 2015 02:09:00 +0000 72281 at http://tdworld.com New Milwaukee FORCE LOGIC Cable Cutter Redefines Productivity Expectations http://tdworld.com/blog/new-milwaukee-force-logic-cable-cutter-redefines-productivity-expectations <div class="node-body blog-body">Milwaukee’s newest FORCE LOGIC Hydraulic Tool, the M18 FORCE LOGIC Cable Cutter, will feature a compact open jaw, 350° Rotating Head and in-line design.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/new-milwaukee-force-logic-cable-cutter-redefines-productivity-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/new-milwaukee-force-logic-cable-cutter-redefines-productivity-expectations#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 04 Aug 2015 01:13:00 +0000 72271 at http://tdworld.com Hastings Introduces New Camera-Mounting Insulated Hot Stick http://tdworld.com/blog/hastings-introduces-new-camera-mounting-insulated-hot-stick <div class="node-body blog-body">Hastings introduces a specially engineered hot stick that allows for a GoPro Action Camera to be mounted and utilized for quick, easy, and safe inspection of and around energized lines, transformers, insulators, poles, buildings, bridges etc.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/hastings-introduces-new-camera-mounting-insulated-hot-stick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/hastings-introduces-new-camera-mounting-insulated-hot-stick#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:24:00 +0000 71391 at http://tdworld.com Southwire Names Stinson President as Thorn Announces Retirement http://tdworld.com/blog/southwire-names-stinson-president-thorn-announces-retirement <div class="node-body blog-body">Southwire Company named Rich Stinson as its president as the company begins a transition in leadership.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/southwire-names-stinson-president-thorn-announces-retirement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/southwire-names-stinson-president-thorn-announces-retirement#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:19:00 +0000 71101 at http://tdworld.com Greenlee Acquires Partner Endura Tools http://tdworld.com/blog/greenlee-acquires-partner-endura-tools <div class="node-body blog-body"><p style="margin-left:1in;">Rockford, IL&mdash; Greenlee&nbsp;/&nbsp;A&nbsp;Textron&nbsp;Company&nbsp;(NYSE:&nbsp;TXT) announced the acquisition from its joint venture partners of the remaining interest in Endura-Greenlee Tools (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., a professional hand tools manufacturer for residential, construction, industrial, and&nbsp;automotive channels.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/greenlee-acquires-partner-endura-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/greenlee-acquires-partner-endura-tools#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:34:00 +0000 71041 at http://tdworld.com Battelle-led Team to Enable Deep Space Missions for Humans http://tdworld.com/blog/battelle-led-team-enable-deep-space-missions-humans <div class="node-body blog-body">The second phase of a NASA contract calls for a test of the approach on an Earth-bound microgrid representing a deep space module’s power system. The potential answer for deep space power safety and reliability is designed to prevent blackouts on Earth and has been marketed and sold to North American power suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/battelle-led-team-enable-deep-space-missions-humans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/battelle-led-team-enable-deep-space-missions-humans#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 09 Jul 2015 21:10:00 +0000 70871 at http://tdworld.com NY Funding $900,000 Toward Local Micro Grid Studies http://tdworld.com/blog/ny-funding-900000-toward-local-micro-grid-studies <div class="node-body blog-body">New York state is awarding $900,000 in grants to local groups that have proposed micro grid projects across the Capital Region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/ny-funding-900000-toward-local-micro-grid-studies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/ny-funding-900000-toward-local-micro-grid-studies#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 09 Jul 2015 21:06:00 +0000 70861 at http://tdworld.com New ABB Medium Voltage Roadshow Tour Hits the Road http://tdworld.com/blog/new-abb-medium-voltage-roadshow-tour-hits-road <div class="node-body blog-body">ABB has recently unveiled its newest industrial-focused Roadshow Trailer, which began its tour in March 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/new-abb-medium-voltage-roadshow-tour-hits-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/new-abb-medium-voltage-roadshow-tour-hits-road#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 08 Jul 2015 20:25:00 +0000 70771 at http://tdworld.com New GeoDigital Vegetation Management Calculator Estimates More Than $1 Billion in Savings for North American Utilities http://tdworld.com/blog/new-geodigital-vegetation-management-calculator-estimates-more-1-billion-savings-north-american <div class="node-body blog-body">GeoDigital, a big spatial data and insight company, has partnered with The McDonnell Group, a leading integrated energy industry marketing firm, to launch an online calculator which provides an estimate of the potential financial benefit of moving from human-based to digital-based patrol for vegetation inspection.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/new-geodigital-vegetation-management-calculator-estimates-more-1-billion-savings-north-american" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/new-geodigital-vegetation-management-calculator-estimates-more-1-billion-savings-north-american#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations GeoDigital McDonnell Group vegetation inspection T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 08 Jul 2015 15:24:00 +0000 70621 at http://tdworld.com SEL Senior Vice President Retires http://tdworld.com/blog/sel-senior-vice-president-retires <div class="node-body blog-body">After nearly 17 years at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Ron Schwartz, senior vice president, will retire at the end of June. Schwartz joined SEL in 1998 and has served in leadership positions in several divisions, including Quality, Research and Development, Marketing and Manufacturing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/sel-senior-vice-president-retires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/sel-senior-vice-president-retires#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:45:00 +0000 70341 at http://tdworld.com Southern States Introduces the MACI ® - Magnetically Actuated Closed Indicator http://tdworld.com/blog/southern-states-introduces-maci-magnetically-actuated-closed-indicator <div class="node-body blog-body">. Southern States’ MACI® introduces patented magnetic technology to provide highly-visible, foolproof indication of proper switch closure, thus minimizing the potential risk of significant costs associated with unplanned power outages. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/southern-states-introduces-maci-magnetically-actuated-closed-indicator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/southern-states-introduces-maci-magnetically-actuated-closed-indicator#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:03:00 +0000 70291 at http://tdworld.com