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Mar 03, 2016

Platinum Tools Showcases New Lineman’s Pliers at 2016 ISC West

Platinum Tools will feature the new 6-inch (p/n # 12206C) and 8.5-inch (p/n # 12201C) Lineman’s Pliers during ISC West 2016, held in Las Vegas, Nev....More
Mar 02, 2016

Southwire Announces Organizational Changes, New Corporate Structure

Southwire announced today that the company's President of North America, Jack Carlson, has decided to retire. Carlson will serve in an advisory role....More
Mar 01, 2016

3M Completes Its Longest Known Running ACCR Field Test

3M recently completed its longest known field test of a composite conductor in the United States....More
Mar 01, 2016

BURNDY Introduces Clear Insulated Multi-Tap Connectors

​BURNDY announces an expansion to the UNITAP Insulated Multi-Tap connector family....More
Feb 25, 2016

ArcGuard ACTIVE Combines Comfort, Performance and HRC 4 Protection

National Safety Apparel introduces the newest addition to its ArcGuard® arc flash PPE line, ArcGuard® ACTIVE 40 cal/cm2 suit. The ArcGuard® ACTIVE....More
Feb 25, 2016

N.Y. Power Authority Wins Two Awards for Research on Power Line Failures, Worker Safety

The New York Power Authority has received two Electric Power Research Institute Technology Transfer Awards for research that sheds new light on how....More
Feb 19, 2016

SMC Introduces a New Tester1

SMC introduces a new test equipment, the PRIME-600, which has a test current from 5 to 600 A, pure DC, with up to 6 V to work with long test leads....More
Feb 10, 2016

NESCO Rentals Adds New Specialty Division and Expands Company

NESCO, LLC announced today the addition of a new division; NESCO Specialty Rentals™. This new division expands NESCO’s current product offerings to....More
Feb 05, 2016

Single-Phase Solid-Dielectric Switchgear with Visible Break Is Ideal Replacement for Oil Fuse Cutouts

G&W Electric, Inc. announces a single-phase version of its line of Trident® solid dielectric switchgear with SafeVu™ visible break technology....More
Feb 04, 2016

Sentient Energy Announces Release of Ample Analytics 3.0 to Identify Distribution Grid faults and Potential Equipment Failures

Sentient Energy, Inc. announced the release of its Ample 3.0 Analytics platform....More
Feb 04, 2016

Siemens Technology to Stabilize Power Grid in the Greater Frankfurt Area

Siemens has been awarded an order from the transmission grid operator Amprion for the supply, installation and commissioning of a reactive power....More
Feb 03, 2016

DVI Introduces EDGE Stabilizer to Manage Distributed Energy Resources on the Grid

Dominion Voltage, Inc. (DVI), a grid optimization subsidiary of Dominion Resources, Inc. announced the launch of EDGE Stabilizer, a patent-pending....More
Feb 03, 2016

ABB Wins $130 Million Order to Upgrade HVDC Power Transmission Link in the United States

ABB has received an order worth around $130 million from electric cooperative Great River Energy to upgrade an existing HVDC connection in the United....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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