T&D World's The Briefing Room http://tdworld.com/blog/2855/feed en Peter M. Poulin Appointed as CEO of Motion Computing http://tdworld.com/blog/peter-m-poulin-appointed-ceo-motion-computing <div class="node-body blog-body">Motion Computing has appointed Peter M. Poulin as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). </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/peter-m-poulin-appointed-ceo-motion-computing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/peter-m-poulin-appointed-ceo-motion-computing#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:29:00 +0000 61801 at http://tdworld.com Center for Advanced Power Systems Unveils Electrical Testing System http://tdworld.com/blog/center-advanced-power-systems-unveils-electrical-testing-system <div class="node-body blog-body">Florida State University’s Center for Advanced Power Systems has unveiled a new 24,000-volt direct current power test system, the most powerful of its kind available at a university research center throughout the world.</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/center-advanced-power-systems-unveils-electrical-testing-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/center-advanced-power-systems-unveils-electrical-testing-system#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:26:00 +0000 61791 at http://tdworld.com 230 kV Beta Fluid Transformers Energized in Mexico http://tdworld.com/blog/230-kv-beta-fluid-transformers-energized-mexico <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Tyler, TX &ndash; DSI Ventures, Inc. announces the commissioning of two 230 KV Generator Step-Up (GSU) Transformers filled with Beta Fire Resistant Fluid at the new Bajio &nbsp;thermoelectric power plant in Guanajuato, Mexico.</p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Installed in 80 and 150 MVA, 230 KV transformers built by Hyosung Nantong Transformer Company, Beta Fluid was chosen for its 22 year record of fire safety, its low price and its excellent environmental record.&nbsp;</span></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/230-kv-beta-fluid-transformers-energized-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/230-kv-beta-fluid-transformers-energized-mexico#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:20:00 +0000 61781 at http://tdworld.com Terex Introduces New Fiberglass 4th Section for its General 80 Digger Derricks http://tdworld.com/blog/terex-introduces-new-fiberglass-4th-section-its-general-80-digger-derricks <div class="node-body blog-body">Terex now offers an insulated, retractable 4th section on its General 80 digger derricks. </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/terex-introduces-new-fiberglass-4th-section-its-general-80-digger-derricks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/terex-introduces-new-fiberglass-4th-section-its-general-80-digger-derricks#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:37:00 +0000 61311 at http://tdworld.com Greater Springfield Reliability Transmission Project Earns Third National Award http://tdworld.com/blog/greater-springfield-reliability-transmission-project-earns-third-national-award <div class="node-body blog-body">Engineering News-Record recognized Northeast Utilities’ Greater Springfield Reliability Project (GSRP) as the Best Overall Construction Project in New England.</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/greater-springfield-reliability-transmission-project-earns-third-national-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/greater-springfield-reliability-transmission-project-earns-third-national-award#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:26:00 +0000 61301 at http://tdworld.com Glendale Water & Power Launches Its First Mobile Application http://tdworld.com/blog/glendale-water-power-launches-its-first-mobile-application <div class="node-body blog-body">Glendale Water & Power (GWP) is piloting its first free mobile application through its Smart Customer Mobile engagement program which offers customers a new and interactive app to better manage their energy and water usage on a SmartPhone, Tablet and Web anytime and anywhere.</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/glendale-water-power-launches-its-first-mobile-application" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/glendale-water-power-launches-its-first-mobile-application#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:13:00 +0000 61291 at http://tdworld.com BURNDY Announces Two New Lightweight 15-Ton Remote Operated Crimpers http://tdworld.com/blog/burndy-announces-two-new-lightweight-15-ton-remote-operated-crimpers <div class="node-body blog-body">BURNDY introduces its lightest weight remote 15-ton crimping heads.</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/burndy-announces-two-new-lightweight-15-ton-remote-operated-crimpers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/burndy-announces-two-new-lightweight-15-ton-remote-operated-crimpers#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations BURNDY crimpers T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 06 Jan 2015 18:58:00 +0000 61281 at http://tdworld.com Klein Tools Rises to the Top in Tools of the Trade 2014 Survey http://tdworld.com/blog/klein-tools-rises-top-tools-trade-2014-survey <div class="node-body blog-body">Klein Tools has been named as a preferred brand in a Tools of the Trade 2014 survey of 731 tradesmen. Out of six common tools, Klein was the preferred brand for two – screwdrivers and lineman’s pliers.</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/klein-tools-rises-top-tools-trade-2014-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/klein-tools-rises-top-tools-trade-2014-survey#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations Klein linemen tools T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 06 Jan 2015 18:48:00 +0000 61271 at http://tdworld.com Global Training Solutions Inc. Now Offering CIP V5 Online Training Courses http://tdworld.com/blog/global-training-solutions-inc-now-offering-cip-v5-online-training-courses <div class="node-body blog-body">Global Training Solutions Inc. is now offering fully interactive, role-based NERC CIP V5 Online Training Courses to the North American power industry.</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/global-training-solutions-inc-now-offering-cip-v5-online-training-courses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/global-training-solutions-inc-now-offering-cip-v5-online-training-courses#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations Global Training Solutions T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Mon, 05 Jan 2015 17:30:00 +0000 61211 at http://tdworld.com HD Electric Introduces Handheld Voltage Detectors http://tdworld.com/blog/hd-electric-introduces-handheld-voltage-detectors <div class="node-body blog-body">HDE's Handheld Voltage Detectors consist of the LV-5 Stray Voltage Detector and the VP-1 Voltage Probe. These handheld voltage detectors are used to detect voltages starting at 5VAC. They give an indication of the presence of voltage with either a flashing light or flashing light and beeper.</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/hd-electric-introduces-handheld-voltage-detectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/hd-electric-introduces-handheld-voltage-detectors#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations Products T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:53:00 +0000 58721 at http://tdworld.com Sign Up Now: Industry Experts Prepare for the Power Evolution http://tdworld.com/blog/sign-now-industry-experts-prepare-power-evolution <div class="node-body blog-body">The online conference, Preparing for the power evolution, grants exclusive access to ABB’s industry-leading global experts without having to leave the office.</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/sign-now-industry-experts-prepare-power-evolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/sign-now-industry-experts-prepare-power-evolution#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:41:00 +0000 57521 at http://tdworld.com Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Inspects Powerlines http://tdworld.com/blog/unmanned-aerial-vehicle-inspects-powerlines <div class="node-body blog-body">For the first time in the world, an unmanned Remotely Piloted Aircraft System took off to inspect local power lines with a full set of sensors.</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/unmanned-aerial-vehicle-inspects-powerlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/unmanned-aerial-vehicle-inspects-powerlines#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations inspections T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 07 Oct 2014 19:28:00 +0000 57031 at http://tdworld.com Preformed Products Launches COYOTE Dome Closure Cable Restraint Bracket for Optical Ground Wire http://tdworld.com/blog/preformed-products-launches-coyote-dome-closure-cable-restraint-bracket-optical-ground-wire <div class="node-body blog-body">The new COYOTE Dome Closure CRB system for OPGW combines easier grommet sealing methods with a robust cable restraint bracket (CRB) that keeps the cable secured during and after installation.</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/preformed-products-launches-coyote-dome-closure-cable-restraint-bracket-optical-ground-wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/preformed-products-launches-coyote-dome-closure-cable-restraint-bracket-optical-ground-wire#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:37:00 +0000 56931 at http://tdworld.com William Frick & Company Introduces RFID-Enabled Pole Markers http://tdworld.com/blog/william-frick-company-introduces-rfid-enabled-pole-markers <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>RFID-enabled pole markers offer quick and easy identification of utility poles, reclosures, switch gear, transformers and underground assets. Information can be displayed in human-readable format, barcode and UHF Gen 2 RFID&mdash;perfect for the electric utility that is transitioning between the three data collection formats. The triple read format also provides security and redundancy in case of vandalism or graffiti.</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/william-frick-company-introduces-rfid-enabled-pole-markers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/william-frick-company-introduces-rfid-enabled-pole-markers#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:31:00 +0000 56921 at http://tdworld.com Riello UPS Signs Fakouri Electrical Engineering As US Distributor http://tdworld.com/blog/riello-ups-signs-fakouri-electrical-engineering-us-distributor <div class="node-body blog-body">Riello UPS and Fakouri Electrical Engineering have entered into a distribution agreement. </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/riello-ups-signs-fakouri-electrical-engineering-us-distributor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/riello-ups-signs-fakouri-electrical-engineering-us-distributor#comments Briefs Faukouri Electrical Engineering Riello UPS T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:36:00 +0000 56441 at http://tdworld.com