Over the next decade, the world will need to invest between $140.2bn to $170.5bn per year on traditional transmission and distribution (T&D) infrastructure in order to keep pace with growth in electricity demand.
Governors and lawmakers in state capitals across the nation continue to take major steps to lower energy costs, reduce pollution, and save consumers money by increasing their states' energy efficiency....More
Cleco Corp. has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a group of North American long-term infrastructure investors led by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets and British Columbia Investment Management Corp....More
American Transmission Co. was named by Great Place to Work as one of the best small and medium workplaces in the United States on its annual 2014 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list, published in FORTUNE magazine....More
Trinity Industries, Inc. has completed its previously announced agreement to acquire the assets of Meyer Steel Structures, the utility steel structures division of Thomas & Betts Corp., a member of the ABB Group....More
As the utility industry continues to change a more deliberate focus is given to the costs of goods sold. The importance of finding the best labor sourcing strategy is becoming a key element of running a successful utility....More
It’s increasingly tough for utility and power companies to respond in a timely manner to service incidents. Utilities need to switch from inefficient, manual processes to centralized electronic systems that create, distribute, investigate and remediate incident reports. And, in the process, potentially prevent incidents from ever occurring....More
This course will discuss high-voltage direct current (HVDC) growth in the United States, primarily focused on major HVDC projects in operation and upcoming projects, and expected growth in the United States by 2025....More
Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposed rule calling for a 30% reduction (using 2005 as the base year) in CO2 emissions from existing electric-utility generating units by 2030....More
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....More
For a century, the American Electricians' Handbook has served as the definitive industry reference for information on designing, installing, operating, and maintaining electrical systems and equipment. The Sixteenth Edition is revised to comply with the 2011 National Electrical Code and the 2012 National Electrical Safety Code, and covers current energy-efficient technologies, such as photovoltaics and induction lighting...
This essential safety reference shows how to install grounds on de-energized lines so workers are protected if the lines accidentally become energized. Covers basic grounding concepts, overhead lines, underground cables, and vehicles.
Personal protective grounding is an important subject, but it is not well understood by some linemen. This book removes the mystery of grounding by clearly explaining what works, and why it works...