Multimedia Library - All http://tdworld.com/media en Six Keys to Recruiting and Retaining Lineworkers http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/six-keys-recruiting-and-retaining-lineworkers <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach, T&amp;D World and Maximo Fuentes, SMUD </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Electric utilities nationwide are challenged with recruiting and retaining qualified lineworkers. The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) shares six tips on how it is not only finding new apprentices, but also training its veteran field workforce for improved retention. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/six-keys-recruiting-and-retaining-lineworkers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/six-keys-recruiting-and-retaining-lineworkers#comments Electric Utility Operations Gallery Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:34:00 +0000 54941 at http://tdworld.com <p><font face="Futura Lt" size="1"><font face="Futura Lt" size="1">SMUD workers learn how to hot stick and cut in double dead-ends. The utility provides training to not only its apprentices, but also to its journeymen linemen. </font></font></p> CIGRE Session: The View from Paris http://tdworld.com/gallery/cigre-session-view-paris <div class="node-body gallery-body">T&D World Editorial Director Rick Bush is in Paris this week, making connections, enhancing his knowledge and having fun.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/gallery/cigre-session-view-paris" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/gallery/cigre-session-view-paris#comments Gallery Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:55:00 +0000 54681 at http://tdworld.com PG&E Reports Service Restored to Customers Affected by Napa County Earthquake http://tdworld.com/gallery/pge-reports-service-restored-customers-affected-napa-county-earthquake <div class="node-body gallery-body">Pacific Gas and Electric Company is reporting that electric service is restored for 70,000 customers affected by Sunday's Napa County earthquake. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/gallery/pge-reports-service-restored-customers-affected-napa-county-earthquake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/gallery/pge-reports-service-restored-customers-affected-napa-county-earthquake#comments Gallery Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:09:00 +0000 54551 at http://tdworld.com California Condor Recovery Program Spreads Its Wings http://tdworld.com/gallery/california-condor-recovery-program-spreads-its-wings <div class="field-byline"> Paul Netter, SCE </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">SCE teams with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to enhance the power pole aversion training that has excelled in helping save the endangered birds from extinction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/gallery/california-condor-recovery-program-spreads-its-wings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/gallery/california-condor-recovery-program-spreads-its-wings#comments Gallery Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:22:00 +0000 54191 at http://tdworld.com CapX2020 Foundation Construction http://tdworld.com/video/capx2020-foundation-construction <div class="node-body video-body">Drilled Pier Foundation</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/video/capx2020-foundation-construction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/video/capx2020-foundation-construction#comments Video Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:09:00 +0000 54141 at http://tdworld.com Constructing CapX2020 High-Voltage Transmission http://tdworld.com/transmission/constructing-capx2020-high-voltage-transmission <div class="node-body gallery-body">A sampling of construction photos from the massive CapX2020 high-voltage transmission project. Images courtesy of CapX2020.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/constructing-capx2020-high-voltage-transmission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/constructing-capx2020-high-voltage-transmission#comments Transmission Gallery Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:43:00 +0000 54161 at http://tdworld.com Kraig Bader – Mobilizing the Team http://tdworld.com/videos/kraig-bader-mobilizing-team <div class="node-body video-body"><p><iframe frameborder="0" height="391" scrolling="no" src="http://videos.tdworld.com/video/Kraig-Bader-–-Mobilizing-the-T/player?layout=&amp;read_more=1" width="595"></iframe></p> <p>Kraig Bader, standards engineering manager at Fort Collins Utilities, explores the process of mobilizing a force of internal and contract engineers and technicians to install over 100,000 electric and water meters.<br /> <br /> <strong>Brought to you by:</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/videos/kraig-bader-mobilizing-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/videos/kraig-bader-mobilizing-team#comments Videos Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:06:00 +0000 53851 at http://tdworld.com FERC Approves Second Settlement in 2011 Southwest Blackout Case http://tdworld.com/gallery/ferc-approves-second-settlement-2011-southwest-blackout-case <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved a stipulation and consent agreement between FERC’s Office of Enforcement and the North American Electric Reliability Corp. and Imperial Irrigation District (IID) that includes a $12 million civil penalty and a number of compliance requirements. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/gallery/ferc-approves-second-settlement-2011-southwest-blackout-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/gallery/ferc-approves-second-settlement-2011-southwest-blackout-case#comments Asset Management Service Gallery Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:05:00 +0000 53601 at http://tdworld.com Energy Storage Tames Renewables http://tdworld.com/gallery/energy-storage-tames-renewables <div class="node-body gallery-body">Images on how energy storage works with the latest renewable energy technologies to become dispatchable. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/gallery/energy-storage-tames-renewables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/gallery/energy-storage-tames-renewables#comments Gallery Renewables Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:36:00 +0000 53551 at http://tdworld.com Life on the Line http://tdworld.com/gallery/life-line-0 <div class="field-byline"> Susan Lakin, Art Director </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Vintage photos from the early days of electricity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/gallery/life-line-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/gallery/life-line-0#comments Transmission Gallery Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:04:00 +0000 53151 at http://tdworld.com