T&D World's The Briefing Room http://tdworld.com/blog/2855/feed en BURNDY Promotes Mike Smetana to Central Regional Sales Manager http://tdworld.com/blog/burndy-promotes-mike-smetana-central-regional-sales-manager <div class="node-body blog-body">BURNDY has promoted Mike Smetana to Centeral Regional Sales Manager. </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-promotes-mike-smetana-central-regional-sales-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/burndy-promotes-mike-smetana-central-regional-sales-manager#comments Briefs BURNDY Hubbell Klein Tools T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:37:00 +0000 46071 at http://tdworld.com Southwire SIMpull Solutions Suite is Introduced to Energy Industry as a Productivity Booster http://tdworld.com/blog/southwire-simpull-solutions-suite-introduced-energy-industry-productivity-booster <div class="node-body blog-body">Southwire has introduced cable-in-conduit for the utility 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/southwire-simpull-solutions-suite-introduced-energy-industry-productivity-booster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/southwire-simpull-solutions-suite-introduced-energy-industry-productivity-booster#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations cable in conduit Southwire T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:02:00 +0000 45971 at http://tdworld.com Burns & McDonnell Hires Energy Industry Expert Chris Gomperts http://tdworld.com/blog/burns-mcdonnell-hires-energy-industry-expert-chris-gomperts <div class="node-body blog-body">Burns & McDonnell has hired Chris Comperts as the National Accounts Leader for the Transmission and Distribution group. </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/burns-mcdonnell-hires-energy-industry-expert-chris-gomperts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/burns-mcdonnell-hires-energy-industry-expert-chris-gomperts#comments Briefs Burns & McDonnell T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 02 Apr 2014 22:55:00 +0000 45961 at http://tdworld.com Transgard Introduces New Control Center for Substation Fences http://tdworld.com/blog/transgard-introduces-new-control-center-substation-fences <div class="node-body blog-body">TransGard has developed a new Control Center for its substation fencing to prevent outages caused by climbing animals. </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/transgard-introduces-new-control-center-substation-fences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/transgard-introduces-new-control-center-substation-fences#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations TransGard wildlife protection T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:17:00 +0000 45881 at http://tdworld.com Klein Tools Wins Product of the Year in Three Categories http://tdworld.com/blog/klein-tools-wins-product-year-three-categories <div class="node-body blog-body">Klein Tools has won EC&M's Product of the Year award in three separate categories: Tools (Hand), Tools (Bags & Totes) and Tools (Accessory Items).</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-wins-product-year-three-categories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/klein-tools-wins-product-year-three-categories#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations bags handbags Klein Tools Product of the Year tools totes T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:02:00 +0000 45871 at http://tdworld.com EA Technology’s Transform Model Predicts Smart Grid Savings for UK of £10 Billion http://tdworld.com/blog/ea-technology-s-transform-model-predicts-smart-grid-savings-uk-10-billion <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>April 1, 2014 -- A modelling tool developed by power engineering specialist&nbsp;EA Technology has predicted that UK networks and consumers could save up to &pound;10billion in the period up to 2050 by deploying smart grids.</p> <p>The Transform Model &ndash; recognised by industry bodies such as Ofgem and the Energy Networks Association as the world&rsquo;s leading techno-economic modelling tool for electricity networks &ndash; determines the best investments for Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) to ensure that the grid can sufficiently meet future network demands.</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/ea-technology-s-transform-model-predicts-smart-grid-savings-uk-10-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/ea-technology-s-transform-model-predicts-smart-grid-savings-uk-10-billion#comments Briefs ETA Technology Smart Grid T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:16:00 +0000 45981 at http://tdworld.com Trees, Inc. Announces New President http://tdworld.com/blog/trees-inc-announces-new-president <div class="node-body blog-body">Trees, Inc. has selected Mike English, a 37-year verteran of utility vegetation management, as its new president. </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/trees-inc-announces-new-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/trees-inc-announces-new-president#comments Briefs Trees Inc. vegetation management T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:06:00 +0000 42881 at http://tdworld.com Classic Connectors USA Introduces the New ClampStar, The Latest in Connector Corrector Technology, for Use on Copper Conductor http://tdworld.com/blog/classic-connectors-usa-introduces-new-clampstar-latest-connector-corrector-technology-use-coppe <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>February 7, 2014 -- Classic Connectors, CSR-0325L-007-P is designed to protect automatic splices on overhead, copper conductor sized from #6 - #2 AWG.</p> <p>In addition to torque limiting nuts, each unit is supplied with nickel-plated keepers, and is prefilled with proprietary CC&sup2; inhibitor to prevent galvanic corrosion. The unit weighs 1.75 lbs. and can be easily installed on an energized line with a hot-stick or gloves.</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/classic-connectors-usa-introduces-new-clampstar-latest-connector-corrector-technology-use-coppe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/classic-connectors-usa-introduces-new-clampstar-latest-connector-corrector-technology-use-coppe#comments Briefs ClampStar Classic Connectors USA Connectors Copper T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:29:00 +0000 42381 at http://tdworld.com Completion of the First Cross-Border Power Interconnection Between Bangladesh and India http://tdworld.com/blog/completion-first-cross-border-power-interconnection-between-bangladesh-and-india <div class="node-body blog-body">The Power Grid Company of Bangladesh awarded Siemens the contract to connect the power supply networks between Bangladesh and India. The full transmission power capacity of 500 MW was achieved in early December 2013, and the system is capable of expanding to 1000 MW. </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/completion-first-cross-border-power-interconnection-between-bangladesh-and-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/completion-first-cross-border-power-interconnection-between-bangladesh-and-india#comments Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Siemens T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:18:00 +0000 42371 at http://tdworld.com HD Electric Company Introduces Digital Voltage Indicators http://tdworld.com/blog/hd-electric-company-introduces-digital-voltage-indicators <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><font size="3"><img alt="" src="/site-files/tdworld.com/files/uploads/2014/01/uploads/2014/01/hde-dvi-series-digital-voltage-indicators-pr.jpg" style="width: 595px; height: 333px;" /></font></p> HD Electric introduces new digital voltage indicators for use on transmission and distribution systems. </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-company-introduces-digital-voltage-indicators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/hd-electric-company-introduces-digital-voltage-indicators#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 22 Jan 2014 02:01:00 +0000 41011 at http://tdworld.com Siemens and Iberdrola Plan Strategic Smart Grid Alliance for the Middle East http://tdworld.com/blog/siemens-and-iberdrola-plan-strategic-smart-grid-alliance-middle-east <div class="node-body blog-body"><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width: 550px;" width="550"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p>The Smart Grid Division of Siemens and the Spanish utility Iberdrola intend to join forces in business with smart infrastructure for energy and water in the Middle East. For this purpose, the two parties have signed a memorandum of understanding stating that the parties intend to negotiate a contract for a strategic alliance. As part of this alliance, the partners plan to develop smart grid technologies for Qatar and the entire Middle East.</p></td></tr></tbody></table></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/siemens-and-iberdrola-plan-strategic-smart-grid-alliance-middle-east" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/siemens-and-iberdrola-plan-strategic-smart-grid-alliance-middle-east#comments Briefs Siemens Smart Grid T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Sat, 18 Jan 2014 15:51:00 +0000 40811 at http://tdworld.com New Smart Meter Roll-out Fortifies Denmark’s Lead Position in Smart Grid http://tdworld.com/blog/new-smart-meter-roll-out-fortifies-denmark-s-lead-position-smart-grid <div class="node-body blog-body">MV Group has committed Kamstrup to deliver 153,000 smart meters over a three-year period.</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-smart-meter-roll-out-fortifies-denmark-s-lead-position-smart-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/new-smart-meter-roll-out-fortifies-denmark-s-lead-position-smart-grid#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Sat, 18 Jan 2014 15:45:00 +0000 40801 at http://tdworld.com Handheld PD Hawk Swoops on Potential Switchyard Failures http://tdworld.com/blog/handheld-pd-hawk-swoops-potential-switchyard-failures <div class="node-body blog-body">EA Technology launched a partial discharge locator for high-voltage open terminal switchyard equipment. </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/handheld-pd-hawk-swoops-potential-switchyard-failures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/handheld-pd-hawk-swoops-potential-switchyard-failures#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Sat, 18 Jan 2014 15:26:00 +0000 40791 at http://tdworld.com MADI Introduces FlatRound Wire Brush http://tdworld.com/blog/madi-introduces-flatround-wire-brush <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/tdworld.com/files/uploads/2014/01/uploads/2014/01/flatround-wire-brush-frwb-1-white-background-2.jpg" style="width: 595px; height: 395px;" />January 18, 2014 -- MADI has introduced the FlatRound Wire Brush, the most innovative wire brush for Transmission, Substation and Distribution ever launched.&nbsp;</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/madi-introduces-flatround-wire-brush" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/madi-introduces-flatround-wire-brush#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Sat, 18 Jan 2014 15:10:00 +0000 40781 at http://tdworld.com BURNDY Announces New PATRIOT PAT46LW Series http://tdworld.com/blog/burndy-announces-new-patriot-pat46lw-series <div class="node-body blog-body">BURNDY introduces a new crimping tool. </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-new-patriot-pat46lw-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/burndy-announces-new-patriot-pat46lw-series#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Sat, 18 Jan 2014 14:53:00 +0000 40771 at http://tdworld.com