T&D World's The Briefing Room http://tdworld.com/blog/2855/feed en Hastings Introduces New Camera-Mounting Insulated Hot Stick http://tdworld.com/blog/hastings-introduces-new-camera-mounting-insulated-hot-stick <div class="node-body blog-body">Hastings introduces a specially engineered hot stick that allows for a GoPro Action Camera to be mounted and utilized for quick, easy, and safe inspection of and around energized lines, transformers, insulators, poles, buildings, bridges etc.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/hastings-introduces-new-camera-mounting-insulated-hot-stick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/hastings-introduces-new-camera-mounting-insulated-hot-stick#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:24:00 +0000 71391 at http://tdworld.com Southwire Names Stinson President as Thorn Announces Retirement http://tdworld.com/blog/southwire-names-stinson-president-thorn-announces-retirement <div class="node-body blog-body">Southwire Company named Rich Stinson as its president as the company begins a transition in leadership.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/southwire-names-stinson-president-thorn-announces-retirement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/southwire-names-stinson-president-thorn-announces-retirement#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:19:00 +0000 71101 at http://tdworld.com Greenlee Acquires Partner Endura Tools http://tdworld.com/blog/greenlee-acquires-partner-endura-tools <div class="node-body blog-body"><p style="margin-left:1in;">Rockford, IL&mdash; Greenlee&nbsp;/&nbsp;A&nbsp;Textron&nbsp;Company&nbsp;(NYSE:&nbsp;TXT) announced the acquisition from its joint venture partners of the remaining interest in Endura-Greenlee Tools (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., a professional hand tools manufacturer for residential, construction, industrial, and&nbsp;automotive channels.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/greenlee-acquires-partner-endura-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/greenlee-acquires-partner-endura-tools#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:34:00 +0000 71041 at http://tdworld.com Battelle-led Team to Enable Deep Space Missions for Humans http://tdworld.com/blog/battelle-led-team-enable-deep-space-missions-humans <div class="node-body blog-body">The second phase of a NASA contract calls for a test of the approach on an Earth-bound microgrid representing a deep space module’s power system. The potential answer for deep space power safety and reliability is designed to prevent blackouts on Earth and has been marketed and sold to North American power suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/battelle-led-team-enable-deep-space-missions-humans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/battelle-led-team-enable-deep-space-missions-humans#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 09 Jul 2015 21:10:00 +0000 70871 at http://tdworld.com NY Funding $900,000 Toward Local Micro Grid Studies http://tdworld.com/blog/ny-funding-900000-toward-local-micro-grid-studies <div class="node-body blog-body">New York state is awarding $900,000 in grants to local groups that have proposed micro grid projects across the Capital Region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/ny-funding-900000-toward-local-micro-grid-studies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/ny-funding-900000-toward-local-micro-grid-studies#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 09 Jul 2015 21:06:00 +0000 70861 at http://tdworld.com New ABB Medium Voltage Roadshow Tour Hits the Road http://tdworld.com/blog/new-abb-medium-voltage-roadshow-tour-hits-road <div class="node-body blog-body">ABB has recently unveiled its newest industrial-focused Roadshow Trailer, which began its tour in March 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/new-abb-medium-voltage-roadshow-tour-hits-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/new-abb-medium-voltage-roadshow-tour-hits-road#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 08 Jul 2015 20:25:00 +0000 70771 at http://tdworld.com New GeoDigital Vegetation Management Calculator Estimates More Than $1 Billion in Savings for North American Utilities http://tdworld.com/blog/new-geodigital-vegetation-management-calculator-estimates-more-1-billion-savings-north-american <div class="node-body blog-body">GeoDigital, a big spatial data and insight company, has partnered with The McDonnell Group, a leading integrated energy industry marketing firm, to launch an online calculator which provides an estimate of the potential financial benefit of moving from human-based to digital-based patrol for vegetation inspection.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/new-geodigital-vegetation-management-calculator-estimates-more-1-billion-savings-north-american" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/new-geodigital-vegetation-management-calculator-estimates-more-1-billion-savings-north-american#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations GeoDigital McDonnell Group vegetation inspection T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 08 Jul 2015 15:24:00 +0000 70621 at http://tdworld.com SEL Senior Vice President Retires http://tdworld.com/blog/sel-senior-vice-president-retires <div class="node-body blog-body">After nearly 17 years at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Ron Schwartz, senior vice president, will retire at the end of June. Schwartz joined SEL in 1998 and has served in leadership positions in several divisions, including Quality, Research and Development, Marketing and Manufacturing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/sel-senior-vice-president-retires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/sel-senior-vice-president-retires#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:45:00 +0000 70341 at http://tdworld.com Southern States Introduces the MACI ® - Magnetically Actuated Closed Indicator http://tdworld.com/blog/southern-states-introduces-maci-magnetically-actuated-closed-indicator <div class="node-body blog-body">. Southern States’ MACI® introduces patented magnetic technology to provide highly-visible, foolproof indication of proper switch closure, thus minimizing the potential risk of significant costs associated with unplanned power outages. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/southern-states-introduces-maci-magnetically-actuated-closed-indicator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/southern-states-introduces-maci-magnetically-actuated-closed-indicator#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:03:00 +0000 70291 at http://tdworld.com Southern States Introduces Ballistic Resistant Solutions http://tdworld.com/blog/southern-states-introduces-ballistic-resistant-solutions <div class="node-body blog-body">Ballisti-Wall and Ballisti-Cover provide military grade protection for utility critical assets and equipment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/southern-states-introduces-ballistic-resistant-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/southern-states-introduces-ballistic-resistant-solutions#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 24 Jun 2015 14:13:00 +0000 70041 at http://tdworld.com POWER Engineers Announces Leadership Transition Plan http://tdworld.com/blog/power-engineers-announces-leadership-transition-plan <div class="node-body blog-body">At the POWER Engineers Incorporated (POWER) May 13th Annual Shareholders Meeting, CEO Jack Hand announced that Chief Administrative Officer Bret Moffett will take over the role of CEO in May of 2016. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/power-engineers-announces-leadership-transition-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/power-engineers-announces-leadership-transition-plan#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 03 Jun 2015 21:42:00 +0000 69211 at http://tdworld.com DILO Direct to Acquire Proline Utility Technologies http://tdworld.com/blog/dilo-direct-acquire-proline-utility-technologies <div class="node-body blog-body">DILO Company, Inc. the worldwide leader in SF6 maintenance equipment and services, today announced that through its service division - DILO Direct – it is acquiring Proline Utility Technologies, the leading SF6 service provider in the southwestern U.S., to enhance SF6 services.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/dilo-direct-acquire-proline-utility-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/dilo-direct-acquire-proline-utility-technologies#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 03 Jun 2015 13:47:00 +0000 69091 at http://tdworld.com Hi-Line Utility Supply Introduces Compact, Six-in-One Dual End Ratchet Wrench http://tdworld.com/blog/hi-line-utility-supply-introduces-compact-six-one-dual-end-ratchet-wrench <div class="node-body blog-body">Hi-Line Utility Supply presents the new, compact, six-in-one Dual End Ratchet Wrench (HL100TDE). Featuring six different socket sizes combined to handle a variety of fasteners, lag bolts, and C-clamps. The wrench has a ratcheting socket at one end and a ratcheting box at the other.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/hi-line-utility-supply-introduces-compact-six-one-dual-end-ratchet-wrench" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/hi-line-utility-supply-introduces-compact-six-one-dual-end-ratchet-wrench#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 19 May 2015 13:19:00 +0000 68151 at http://tdworld.com PLH Group Continues Support of Hope and Healing for Wounded Marines http://tdworld.com/blog/plh-group-continues-support-hope-and-healing-wounded-marines <div class="node-body blog-body">Warrior Wellness Solutions is a community-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization focused on training, education and empowerment of wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans. PLH Group recently sponsored a Warrior Wellness Solutions workshop, which covered nutrition, functional movement, rehabilitative exercise, yoga and mindfulness.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/plh-group-continues-support-hope-and-healing-wounded-marines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/plh-group-continues-support-hope-and-healing-wounded-marines#comments Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Mon, 18 May 2015 20:44:00 +0000 68141 at http://tdworld.com Senate Energy Bill Recognizes Union Apprenticeship Programs http://tdworld.com/blog/senate-energy-bill-recognizes-union-apprenticeship-programs <div class="node-body blog-body">The 21st Century Energy Workforce Act is a major step forward in helping our nation meet the skilled worker shortage looming over the energy industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/senate-energy-bill-recognizes-union-apprenticeship-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/senate-energy-bill-recognizes-union-apprenticeship-programs#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Mon, 18 May 2015 13:49:00 +0000 68121 at http://tdworld.com