T&D World's The Briefing Room http://tdworld.com/blog/2855/feed en NYPA Completes Electric Grid Project to Improve Reliability and Bring More Renewable Energy Downstate http://tdworld.com/blog/nypa-completes-electric-grid-project-improve-reliability-and-bring-more-renewable-energy-downst <div class="node-body blog-body">he New York Power Authority and New York State Electric & Gas today announced the completion of a $120 million transmission project that will enable more electricity from renewable sources to flow from upstate to meet energy demand in more-populated downstate regions without having to build new power lines.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/nypa-completes-electric-grid-project-improve-reliability-and-bring-more-renewable-energy-downst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/nypa-completes-electric-grid-project-improve-reliability-and-bring-more-renewable-energy-downst#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 14 Jun 2016 22:57:00 +0000 90211 at http://tdworld.com DataCapable Integrates What3words Technology to Help Utilities and First Responders http://tdworld.com/blog/datacapable-integrates-what3words-technology-help-utilities-and-first-responders <div class="node-body blog-body">what3words is an innovative new addressing system that has assigned a unique 3 word address to every 3m x 3m square on the planet. This enables much simpler communication of specific location, with emergency services and others using it in internal and external communications, as well as asset management. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/datacapable-integrates-what3words-technology-help-utilities-and-first-responders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/datacapable-integrates-what3words-technology-help-utilities-and-first-responders#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:10:00 +0000 90151 at http://tdworld.com Transmission Power Grid Line Failures Are Being Predicted by Exacter Technology http://tdworld.com/blog/transmission-power-grid-line-failures-are-being-predicted-exacter-technology <div class="node-body blog-body">Exacter Inc. offers a unique solution for detecting and locating points on the overhead transmission system that are exhibiting conditions that indicate risk of failure.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/transmission-power-grid-line-failures-are-being-predicted-exacter-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/transmission-power-grid-line-failures-are-being-predicted-exacter-technology#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:01:00 +0000 90141 at http://tdworld.com Gannett Fleming and LDP Announce Joint Venture to Deliver Power Solutions http://tdworld.com/blog/gannett-fleming-and-ldp-announce-joint-venture-deliver-power-solutions <div class="node-body blog-body">Global infrastructure firm Gannett Fleming and Laramore Douglass and Popham (LDP), an electrical engineering design consulting firm, have created a joint venture partnership.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/gannett-fleming-and-ldp-announce-joint-venture-deliver-power-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/gannett-fleming-and-ldp-announce-joint-venture-deliver-power-solutions#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Sat, 04 Jun 2016 15:02:00 +0000 89671 at http://tdworld.com National Safety Apparel Acquires Drifire http://tdworld.com/blog/national-safety-apparel-acquires-drifire <div class="node-body blog-body">National Safety Apparel has acquired DRIFIRE from Optimer Brands. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/national-safety-apparel-acquires-drifire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/national-safety-apparel-acquires-drifire#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 01 Jun 2016 14:32:00 +0000 89411 at http://tdworld.com Bayer Launches Innovative New App for Vegetation Management Professionals http://tdworld.com/blog/bayer-launches-innovative-new-app-vegetation-management-professionals <div class="node-body blog-body">Environmental Science, a business unit within the Crop Science division of Bayer, announced the release of a mobile app to support vegetation management professionals.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/bayer-launches-innovative-new-app-vegetation-management-professionals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/bayer-launches-innovative-new-app-vegetation-management-professionals#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 24 May 2016 16:54:00 +0000 89091 at http://tdworld.com Hi-Line Utility Supply Presents Glove Protectors and Work Gloves http://tdworld.com/blog/hi-line-utility-supply-presents-glove-protectors-and-work-gloves <div class="node-body blog-body">Hi-Line Utility Supply introduces the Power Gripz glove protectors and work gloves.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/hi-line-utility-supply-presents-glove-protectors-and-work-gloves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/hi-line-utility-supply-presents-glove-protectors-and-work-gloves#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 18 May 2016 14:20:00 +0000 88741 at http://tdworld.com National Safety Apparel Offers Performance, Protection and Selection in Arc Flash Head Protection http://tdworld.com/blog/national-safety-apparel-offers-performance-protection-and-selection-arc-flash-head-protection <div class="node-body blog-body">National Safety Apparel features a wide variety of flame resistant and arc flash stocked head protection. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/national-safety-apparel-offers-performance-protection-and-selection-arc-flash-head-protection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/national-safety-apparel-offers-performance-protection-and-selection-arc-flash-head-protection#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:42:00 +0000 86851 at http://tdworld.com Terex Offers Online Driver Safety Training Courses for Medium-Duty Utility Trucks http://tdworld.com/blog/terex-offers-online-driver-safety-training-courses-medium-duty-utility-trucks <div class="node-body blog-body">Terex adds 13 new Driver Safety Training courses for medium-duty utility trucks, part of the company’s Master Mechanic Learning Center, to its suite of online training courses.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/terex-offers-online-driver-safety-training-courses-medium-duty-utility-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/terex-offers-online-driver-safety-training-courses-medium-duty-utility-trucks#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:51:00 +0000 86601 at http://tdworld.com Klein Tools’ Heavy-Duty Nut Drivers Feature a Fully Hollow Handle Design http://tdworld.com/blog/klein-tools-heavy-duty-nut-drivers-feature-fully-hollow-handle-design <div class="node-body blog-body">Klein Tools introduces Heavy-Duty Nut Drivers designed with a completely hollow handle for use on unlimited bolt lengths.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/klein-tools-heavy-duty-nut-drivers-feature-fully-hollow-handle-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/klein-tools-heavy-duty-nut-drivers-feature-fully-hollow-handle-design#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 21 Apr 2016 14:23:00 +0000 86581 at http://tdworld.com V-Guard 250 Monitors Low-Voltage Lines and Locates Faults with the Power Supply Still Connected http://tdworld.com/blog/v-guard-250-monitors-low-voltage-lines-and-locates-faults-power-supply-still-connected <div class="node-body blog-body">With the LV-Guard 250, BAUR GmbH from Sulz (Austria) is launching onto the world market a device that provides a unique and innovative method of fault location in low-voltage networks without disconnecting the power supply to consumers. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/v-guard-250-monitors-low-voltage-lines-and-locates-faults-power-supply-still-connected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/v-guard-250-monitors-low-voltage-lines-and-locates-faults-power-supply-still-connected#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 20 Apr 2016 15:19:00 +0000 86481 at http://tdworld.com Electrical Manufacturers Praise Senate Passage of Energy Policy Modernization Act http://tdworld.com/blog/electrical-manufacturers-praise-senate-passage-energy-policy-modernization-act <div class="node-body blog-body">Today, the U.S. Senate passed the Energy Policy Modernization Act by a vote of 85-12. This vote comes four months after a December 3, 2015, vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on its comprehensive energy legislation, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/electrical-manufacturers-praise-senate-passage-energy-policy-modernization-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/electrical-manufacturers-praise-senate-passage-energy-policy-modernization-act#comments T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 20 Apr 2016 15:13:00 +0000 86471 at http://tdworld.com Prysmian Reaches New Technology Milestone in the Field of Power Transmission Grids http://tdworld.com/blog/prysmian-reaches-new-technology-milestone-field-power-transmission-grids <div class="node-body blog-body">Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, is launching a new breakthrough cable technology for the development of power transmission grids that will ensure better environmental sustainability, higher electrical performance and lower costs. The Group announces today the successful development and testing of its new P-Laser 525 kV cable system for High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) applications. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/prysmian-reaches-new-technology-milestone-field-power-transmission-grids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/prysmian-reaches-new-technology-milestone-field-power-transmission-grids#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:53:00 +0000 86451 at http://tdworld.com PG&E Becomes First U.S. Utility to Earn Certification For Supplier Quality Assurance http://tdworld.com/blog/pge-becomes-first-us-utility-earn-certification-supplier-quality-assurance <div class="node-body blog-body">Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance, an internationally-known independent management systems assurance firm, has certified the company’s Supplier Quality Assurance Department’s quality management system to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2008 standard.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/pge-becomes-first-us-utility-earn-certification-supplier-quality-assurance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/pge-becomes-first-us-utility-earn-certification-supplier-quality-assurance#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:49:00 +0000 86421 at http://tdworld.com Ritz Instrument Transformers, Inc. to Re-Enter High-Voltage Market http://tdworld.com/blog/ritz-instrument-transformers-inc-re-enter-high-voltage-market <div class="node-body blog-body">Ritz Instrument Transformers, Inc. announced today that their product offering will be expanded to include high-voltage oil-filled instrument transformers up to 800kV.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/ritz-instrument-transformers-inc-re-enter-high-voltage-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/ritz-instrument-transformers-inc-re-enter-high-voltage-market#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:40:00 +0000 86411 at http://tdworld.com