T&D World's The Briefing Room http://tdworld.com/blog/2855/feed en Milwaukee Introduces Four-Mode LED Search Light http://tdworld.com/blog/milwaukee-introduces-four-mode-led-search-light <div class="node-body blog-body">Milwaukee Tool continues to expand the industry’s largest family of high output lighting solutions with the introduction of the M18 LED Search Light. Designed to provide maximum performance and versatility in the toughest jobsite environments, the new light boasts a beam distance of more than 700 yards and 1250 lumens of light, allowing users to spot farther and flood brighter. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/milwaukee-introduces-four-mode-led-search-light" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/milwaukee-introduces-four-mode-led-search-light#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:46:00 +0000 94981 at http://tdworld.com Terex Customers and Dealers Receive Hands On Training at 38th Annual Event http://tdworld.com/blog/terex-customers-and-dealers-receive-hands-training-38th-annual-event <div class="node-body blog-body">More than 30 people from five countries attended Terex Utilities’ 38th annual Hands On Training seminar, which included demonstrations of aerial lifts, digger derricks, and auger drills. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/terex-customers-and-dealers-receive-hands-training-38th-annual-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/terex-customers-and-dealers-receive-hands-training-38th-annual-event#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 13 Sep 2016 16:34:00 +0000 94671 at http://tdworld.com Hi-Line Presents: Burndy Patriot Hydraulic Crimper PAT750LI http://tdworld.com/blog/hi-line-presents-burndy-patriot-hydraulic-crimper-pat750li <div class="node-body blog-body">Hi-Line Utility Supply and Burndy present the Patriot Hydraulic Crimper. The Patriot Hydraulic Crimper’s newly designed electronics are field proven to be reliable to handle even the harshest of work environments.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/hi-line-presents-burndy-patriot-hydraulic-crimper-pat750li" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/hi-line-presents-burndy-patriot-hydraulic-crimper-pat750li#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 13 Sep 2016 16:01:00 +0000 94661 at http://tdworld.com DataCapable Integrates Maptiks Technology to Help Optimize Digital Engagement http://tdworld.com/blog/datacapable-integrates-maptiks-technology-help-optimize-digital-engagement <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart grid optimization company DataCapable and Web Map Analytics company SparkGeo have started a formal partnership.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/datacapable-integrates-maptiks-technology-help-optimize-digital-engagement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/datacapable-integrates-maptiks-technology-help-optimize-digital-engagement#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:32:00 +0000 94641 at http://tdworld.com ABB Announces Additional Track Information for 2016 Automation & Power World Digital Conference for the Power Industry http://tdworld.com/blog/abb-announces-additional-track-information-2016-automation-power-world-digital-conference-power <div class="node-body blog-body">ABB Automation & Power World has announced additional details about the “Optimizing reliability today” track of its upcoming APW digital conference. This online education event, titled “Risk, reliability & recovery,” will focus on electric power and microgrids, and take place September 22, 2016, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. EDT. It is free to attend.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/abb-announces-additional-track-information-2016-automation-power-world-digital-conference-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/abb-announces-additional-track-information-2016-automation-power-world-digital-conference-power#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Fri, 09 Sep 2016 16:56:00 +0000 94581 at http://tdworld.com NYPA Announces 21 Energy-Saving Projects in Five Cities http://tdworld.com/blog/nypa-announces-21-energy-saving-projects-five-cities <div class="node-body blog-body">The New York Power Authority today announced it has implemented 21 energy-saving projects in Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Yonkers to reduce overall energy costs and carbon emissions, advance energy sustainability and support clean-energy technologies and jobs.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/nypa-announces-21-energy-saving-projects-five-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/nypa-announces-21-energy-saving-projects-five-cities#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 08 Sep 2016 14:36:00 +0000 94441 at http://tdworld.com Con Edison Distributes Complimentary Energy-Efficient Bulbs in Brooklyn, Queens http://tdworld.com/blog/con-edison-distributes-complimentary-energy-efficient-bulbs-brooklyn-queens <div class="node-body blog-body">Con Edison is giving no-cost energy efficient light bulbs to residential customers in certain Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods as part of its program to help consumers manage their electrical usage.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/con-edison-distributes-complimentary-energy-efficient-bulbs-brooklyn-queens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/con-edison-distributes-complimentary-energy-efficient-bulbs-brooklyn-queens#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 07 Sep 2016 15:06:00 +0000 94361 at http://tdworld.com MADI Has Introduced the Newest Member of the BrushBlade Family http://tdworld.com/blog/madi-has-introduced-newest-member-brushblade-family <div class="node-body blog-body">​The Safety BrushBlade combines two tools into one and helps linemen decrease outages, minimize open neutrals and bad connections, and create significant savings by brushing conductors properly.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/madi-has-introduced-newest-member-brushblade-family" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/madi-has-introduced-newest-member-brushblade-family#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 07 Sep 2016 13:34:00 +0000 94331 at http://tdworld.com CMC Introduces the ROTO-LUG Line of Electrical Connectors http://tdworld.com/blog/cmc-introduces-roto-lug-line-electrical-connectors <div class="node-body blog-body">Connector Manufacturing Company (CMC ) is pleased to introduce the new ROTO-LUG™ connector product line. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/cmc-introduces-roto-lug-line-electrical-connectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/cmc-introduces-roto-lug-line-electrical-connectors#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 01 Sep 2016 20:43:00 +0000 94211 at http://tdworld.com HD Electric Company’s Voltage Detector Detects and Alerts Utility Personnel of Strong Electric Field Presence http://tdworld.com/blog/hd-electric-company-s-voltage-detector-detects-and-alerts-utility-personnel-strong-electric-fie <div class="node-body blog-body">HD Electric Company, a Textron Inc. company, now offers a new Watchman Work Area Voltage Detector, designed to detect and alert trained utility personnel working on or near high voltage systems of strong electric fields surrounding high voltage conductors and power distribution equipment.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/hd-electric-company-s-voltage-detector-detects-and-alerts-utility-personnel-strong-electric-fie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/hd-electric-company-s-voltage-detector-detects-and-alerts-utility-personnel-strong-electric-fie#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:18:00 +0000 94081 at http://tdworld.com ABB announces track information for 2016 Automation & Power World digital conference for the power industry http://tdworld.com/blog/abb-announces-track-information-2016-automation-power-world-digital-conference-power-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">ABB has announced additional details about the “Preparing for the future grid” track of its upcoming APW digital conference.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/abb-announces-track-information-2016-automation-power-world-digital-conference-power-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/abb-announces-track-information-2016-automation-power-world-digital-conference-power-industry#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Mon, 22 Aug 2016 23:51:00 +0000 93711 at http://tdworld.com Data Efficiency Empowers Rural Electric Cooperative http://tdworld.com/blog/data-efficiency-empowers-rural-electric-cooperative <div class="node-body blog-body">Meade County Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation (MCRECC), a Midwest member-owned non-profit utility, is at the leading edge of utility management technology and is helping show other cooperatives in the area how it’s done.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/data-efficiency-empowers-rural-electric-cooperative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/data-efficiency-empowers-rural-electric-cooperative#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Mon, 22 Aug 2016 20:03:00 +0000 93701 at http://tdworld.com U.S. Companies Share Best Practices for Line Maintenance with Chinese Electric Utility http://tdworld.com/blog/us-companies-share-best-practices-line-maintenance-chinese-electric-utility <div class="node-body blog-body"> Delegates from the State Grid Corporation of China recently visited the United States to participate in a two-week training program </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/us-companies-share-best-practices-line-maintenance-chinese-electric-utility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/us-companies-share-best-practices-line-maintenance-chinese-electric-utility#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:43:00 +0000 93691 at http://tdworld.com <p>State Grid of China delegates learn more about equipment appropriate for grid maintenance practices at Terex Utilities in Watertown, S.D. In the background is a Terex A330 Auger Drill, used to drill holes in hard rock conditions.</p> N.Y. Power Authority Partners with Fairport to Create State's Largest Municipal Utility Electric Vehicle Fleet http://tdworld.com/blog/ny-power-authority-partners-fairport-create-states-largest-municipal-utility-electric-vehicle-f <div class="node-body blog-body">The New York Power Authority today announced it has expanded its program to help municipal utilities green their vehicle fleets after Fairport Electric bought a plug-in hybrid bucket truck and passenger vehicle.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/ny-power-authority-partners-fairport-create-states-largest-municipal-utility-electric-vehicle-f" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/ny-power-authority-partners-fairport-create-states-largest-municipal-utility-electric-vehicle-f#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:41:00 +0000 93571 at http://tdworld.com SEPA Announces Finalists for 2016 Solar Power Player Awards http://tdworld.com/blog/sepa-announces-finalists-2016-solar-power-player-awards <div class="node-body blog-body">The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has announced the finalists for its 2016 Solar Power Player Awards, with the winners to be honored at a special event Sept. 13, at Solar Power International (SPI) in Las Vegas. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/sepa-announces-finalists-2016-solar-power-player-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/sepa-announces-finalists-2016-solar-power-player-awards#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 16 Aug 2016 18:20:00 +0000 93421 at http://tdworld.com