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Aug 06, 2008

Hi-Line Utility Supply Launches Aerial/Underground Utility Bucket

Aug. 1, 2008, Elgin, IL -- This hard-body oval, tray-bottomed, canvas-lined utility bucket makes life easier for linemen. These 15”x7”x9” buckets are....More
Aug 06, 2008

Hi-Line Utility Supply Introduces an Isolated Ratchet Wrench

Aug. 1, 2008, Elgin, IL -- Finally, you can get a mechanics' grade, isolated wrench that holds up to the rigors of a lineman's demands. This 9/16"-3/....More
Aug 06, 2008

Hi-Line Utility Supply Custom Grounds and Jumpers Are Made to Users' Specifications

Aug. 1, 2008, Elgin, IL -- Hi-Line Utility Supply builds custom grounds and jumpers to the exact specification of customers and can ship an assembly....More
Aug 04, 2008

Aclara TWACS® Technology Chosen by Idaho Power for AMI

ST. LOUIS – July 14, 2008 –The TWACS® power-line communications solution, one of the Aclara-brand technologies of ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE....More
Aug 04, 2008

OSHA Electric Transmission and Distribution Safety Partnership Identifies Best Practices to Increase Lineman Safety

Aug. 1, 2008 -- When the electrical construction industry sets its mind to something, it means business – particularly when it comes to safety. Four....More
Aug 04, 2008

Metrix Awards Elster Contract for 300,000 Point Smart Metering System

Raleigh, N.C., July 31, 2008 -- Elster, the leader in smart metering and smart grid systems and solutions, has been awarded a contract from Metrix....More
Aug 04, 2008

GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms Targets New Opportunities With Range Of Embedded Computing Solutions

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 22, 2008 -- With the announcement of a broad range of new products, GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms today said that it....More
Aug 04, 2008

S&C Named a Winner of R&D 100 Awards Competition

Chicago, July 18, 2008 -- S....More
Aug 04, 2008

PSE and All Utility Customers to Benefit from Tax Law Changes

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 17, 2008 -- Puget Sound Energy (PSE) and Congressman Jim McDermott, 7th District, Washington, announced today that changes in....More
Aug 04, 2008

Con Edison to Provide Energy Services for the New York Power Authority

White Plains, NY – Aug. 1, 2008: ConEdison Solutions, an energy service provider, has been awarded a contract through competitive bidding to provide....More
Aug 04, 2008

ABB Names New Head of Power Systems Division in North America

Raleigh, NC – ABB, a power and automation technology company, announced on Aug. 1 that Michael Barnoski (see photo at left), senior vice president....More
Jul 31, 2008

Utility Integration Solutions Inc. Expands Smart Grid/Smart Metering Practice

LAFAYETTE, CA – Utility Integration Solutions, Inc. (UISOL), the utility industry business integration specialist, is expanding its Smart Grid/Smart....More
Jul 26, 2008

GE Launches HardFiber System for Utilities

MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada — GE Digital Energy announces the Multilin HardFiber System which eliminates the need for thousands of copper wires in a....More
Jul 26, 2008

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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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