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Jun 04, 2009

Sabatoge Suspected in Penelec Vandalism Incident; Pennsylvania State Police Investigating

READING, PA, JUNE 4, 2009 –- In the midst of a severe thunderstorm late Wednesday night, vandals damaged a Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec)....More
Jun 04, 2009

FCI-BURNDY® Products Now Offers Range of IMPLOâ„¢ Implosive Connector Products

New product offerings include Jumper Terminals, Full Tension Joints, Dead End Joints, and Repair Sleeves MANCHESTER, N.H., June 4, 2009 -- FCI-BURNDY....More
May 28, 2009

Southwire's Ultra High Strength Core HS285® Sets the Standard

Carrollton, Georgia, May 28, 2009 -- ASTM International recently published two new standards for high-strength steel transmission conductors: ASTM....More
May 20, 2009

New European Energy Price Index Reveals Differences in

May 19, 2009 -- Depending on where an electricity or gas customer lives in Europe, the price that customer has to pay for electricity can be around....More
May 20, 2009

Megger Supports IEC 61850 for Protective Relay Testing

May 20, 2009, UK -- Protective relay installations that are based on IEC 61850, the new international communication standard for electricity....More
May 20, 2009

ABB Urges Industry Collaboration, Acceleration of Smart Grid Standards Development in U.S.

ABB North America CEO Santacana seeks greater urgency in creating open standards at Smart Grid Leadership meeting in Washington, D.C. Washington, DC....More
May 19, 2009

EnergyUnited Wins Powel's 2009 Innovation Award

St. Paul, Minn., May 19, 2009 -- Powel, Inc,, a vendor of utility software, recently awarded EnergyUnited their 2009 Innovation Award at the annual....More
May 18, 2009

Federal, State and Local Officials to Break Ground on $16M in Improvements to Johnson County, Kan., Middle Basin Treatment Plant

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding to create 270 green jobs, protect human health and the environment Kansas City, Kan., May 15, 2009 -–....More
May 18, 2009

High Voltage Inc. Supplies Portable Testing Equipment for Wind Farms

May 18, 2009, Copake, New York -- High Voltage, Inc. serves the wind industry by providing portable VLF .1Hz Very Low Frequency AC hipots and AC HV....More
May 18, 2009

DUECO, Inc. Transitions From Second to Third Generation

WAUKESHA, Wis. -- In 1955, when DUECO was founded by Clarence “Pete” Dalum, aerial lifts and digger derricks were just becoming mechanized. Fifty-....More
May 12, 2009

ABB Secures Contract for First Solar Power Project in U.S.

ABB solution provides solar power plant controls Chicago, Illinois, May 12, 2009 – ABB, a power and automation technology company, today announced....More
May 12, 2009

Siemens Opens European Headquarters for Wind Energy in Hamburg

Seventy new jobs planned at the location Erlangen, Germany, May 12, 2009 -- Siemens is expanding its wind power activities in Germany and Europe. As....More
May 12, 2009

Industry Veteran John McGee Joins Ice Energy as COO

Experienced operations executive will lead company's commercial operations WINDSOR, CO, May 12, 2009 –- Ice Energy, a provider of distributed energy....More
Apr 29, 2009

Megger Introduces Low Resistance Ohmmeter

April 28, 2009 -- Equally at home in the laboratory, the workshop or in the field, on the bench or on the ground, Megger's new heavy duty DLRO10HD....More
Apr 29, 2009

Caterpillar® Announces Remanufacturing Supply Agreement With Eaton

April 27, 2009 -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced that it recently reached an agreement with Eaton Corporation to have Eaton's heavy duty....More

Amy Fischbach
Amy Fischbach is the contributing editor for the Electric Utility Operations section of Transmission and Distribution World. She worked for Prism Business Media (now Penton) for eight years, most recently as the managing editor of Club Industry's Fitness Business Pro magazine. More on Amy

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