TDWorld - Transmission & Distribution World en Welcome to the Community <div class="node-body page-body">Welcome to the Community</div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Advertising Thu, 26 May 2016 13:48:32 +0000 89361 at Underground Splice <div class="node-body video-body">ComEd terminates a new three-phase distribution cable with a Cold Shrink Straight Joint.</div> <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored by: Burns &amp; McDonnell </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Burns McDonnell T&D How Wed, 25 May 2016 19:56:00 +0000 89241 at Statnett to Construct Fjotland-Ertsmyra-Lyse-Duge Transmission Line <div class="node-body article-body">Valard Construction has been selected by Statnett to construct the Fjotland-Ertsmyra-Lyse-Duge Transmission Line. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Overhead Transmission Wed, 25 May 2016 18:31:00 +0000 89351 at Quanta Announces New Subsurface Company <div class="node-body article-body">Quanta has launched Quanta Subsurface, Inc., a new organization within the Quanta Services group of companies.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Underground T&D Wed, 25 May 2016 18:19:00 +0000 89341 at Siemens to Supply Wind Turbines, Grid Connection for Beatrice Offshore Project <div class="node-body article-body">Siemens has received a further order for an offshore wind power plant from Scotland. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Renewables Wed, 25 May 2016 18:05:00 +0000 89331 at Siemens' new Offshore Transformer Module (OTM): The innovative device installed on its own independent wind turbine foundation (pictured). Highest Ever Voltages Reached for HVDC Cable Systems <div class="node-body article-body">Prysmian Group has reached two record-breaking milestones in the field of power transmission</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Overhead Transmission Wed, 25 May 2016 17:21:00 +0000 89321 at Itron Achieves G3-PLC Certification for Linky Smart Meter <div class="node-body article-body">Itron, Inc. is the first company to achieve G3-PLC certification for its Linky smart meters</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> AMI Wed, 25 May 2016 16:06:00 +0000 89301 at Rejlers Embriq Participating in EU Project for Grid Optimization <div class="node-body article-body">Rejlers Embriq is taking part in a two-year EU project concerning advanced management and optimization of the power grid of the future. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Smart Grid Wed, 25 May 2016 16:03:00 +0000 89291 at SGIP Announces Ratification of OpenFMB by NAESB <div class="node-body article-body">The Smart Grid Interoperability Panel has announced that the Open Field Message Bus (OpenFMB) was ratified as a standard.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grid Opt Smart Grid Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 25 May 2016 15:56:00 +0000 89281 at AMI Solution Selected for CFE Advanced Metering Project <div class="node-body article-body">Landis+Gyr has been selected to supply advanced metering infrastructure technology to support grid modernization initiatives of Comision Federal de Electricidad</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> AMI Wed, 25 May 2016 15:52:00 +0000 89271 at Jamaica Public Service Selects Advanced Distribution Management System <div class="node-body article-body">Open Systems International, Inc. has been selected by Jamaica Public Service to supply the next generation of Advanced Distribution Management System</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Distribution Management Systems Wed, 25 May 2016 15:41:00 +0000 89261 at Grid Integration Needed <div class="field-deck"> Rising Customer Demand </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Integrating distributed energy a rising concern</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News The Energy Times Wed, 25 May 2016 15:38:00 +0000 89311 at ThinkStock IBM Watson Internet of Things Technology Helps Fingrid Keep Power On <div class="node-body article-body">Fingrid has selected IBM Watson Internet of Things technology to help drive transformation in the electricity industry</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Smart Grid Wed, 25 May 2016 15:27:00 +0000 89251 at Product and Service Offerings Boost Utility Customer Satisfaction <div class="node-body article-body">With limited customer engagement, it’s critical for utilities to leverage product and service offerings through a multistep process that includes driving awareness</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Smart Energy Consumer Tue, 24 May 2016 22:40:00 +0000 89211 at PG&E Testing Safety Drones to Inspect Electric Infrastructure <div class="node-body article-body">Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is testing unmanned aircraft systems to enhance the safety and reliability of its electric and gas service. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Overhead Transmission Tue, 24 May 2016 22:30:00 +0000 89201 at New Study Examines Progress Toward SunShot Initiative Goals <div class="node-body article-body">The Energy Department has released the "On the Path to SunShot" reports, a series of eight research papers examining the state of the U.S. solar energy industry</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Tue, 24 May 2016 22:10:00 +0000 89191 at Nigeria-Benin Interconnector Reinforcement Project Gets Support <div class="node-body article-body">The West Africa Power Pool and the African Development Bank signed a grant agreement to support the Nigeria-Benin Interconnector Reinforcement Project. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Overhead Transmission Tue, 24 May 2016 22:04:00 +0000 89181 at Upgrades Help PSE&G to Meet 2016 Summer Electric Demand <div class="node-body article-body">Public Service Electric and Gas Co. has made significant infrastructure investments that are in service for the first time this year</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Overhead Distribution Tue, 24 May 2016 21:47:00 +0000 89171 at Postcards from the Past <div class="field-byline"> By Amy Fischbach, Field Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Chicago lineman collects historic black-and-white photos depicting life in the field back in the 1900s. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Features Tue, 24 May 2016 21:42:00 +0000 89161 at <p>Jason Townsend is preserving the history of the line trade by collecting vintage photos, postcards, tin signs, insulators and other memorabilia.</p> Duke Energy Florida's Pole Restoration Project <div class="node-body gallery-body">Following are images of the Apalachicola Bay pole restoration project by Duke Energy Florida...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gallery Overhead Transmission Tue, 24 May 2016 18:59:00 +0000 89131 at Michigan Linemen Power Guatemalan Village <div class="node-body article-body">Ten co-op volunteers spend two weeks erecting a new power line in a remote mountain community. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Features Tue, 24 May 2016 18:34:00 +0000 89121 at <p>Volunteers in the front row include Brad Parkhouse, Home-Works Tri-County Electric Cooperative; Tony Reichle, Great Lakes Energy Cooperative; Matt Monroe, Wolverine Power Cooperative; Richard Warchuck, HomeWorks Tri-County Electric Cooperative; Trevor Stratton, Wolverine Power Cooperative; and Dan King, Michigan Electric Cooperative Association.<br /> In the back row, Bill Bremer, Wolverine Power Cooperative; Tom Ulatowski, Cherryland Electric Cooperative; Adam Brewbaker, Great Lakes Energy Cooperative; and William<br /> LaTourneau, Great Lakes Energy Cooperative.</p> Florida Rodeo Zones In on Safety and Training <div class="node-body article-body">Orlando Utilities Commission sponsors 16th annual event for municipal utility apprentices and journeymen. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Features Tue, 24 May 2016 18:30:00 +0000 89111 at <p>Veteran OUC linemen climbed three separate poles to hang local and state flags before the competition began.</p> Linemen Suit Up for Safety Program <div class="field-byline"> By Darwyn Anderson, Seattle City Light </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Seattle City Light’s operations workforce actively participates in the selection of flame-resistant work garments. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Features Tue, 24 May 2016 18:13:00 +0000 89101 at <p>Ruben Diaz, a crew coordinator for the north service center, wears FR clothing to protect himself from arc flash hazards in the field and comply with company regulations.</p> Bayer Launches Innovative New App for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Briefs T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 24 May 2016 16:54:00 +0000 89091 at Sparking Energy Integration <div class="field-deck"> Energy Breakthroughs on the Horizon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Government lab leans in on renewables revolution</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News The Energy Times Mon, 23 May 2016 21:36:00 +0000 89051 at <p><span style="color: rgb(12, 12, 12); font-family: 'Open Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18.5714px;">Computer racks in the high performance computing data center at NREL&#39;s Energy Systems Integration Facility.</span></p> Dennis Schroeder / NREL Reimagining Electricity <div class="field-deck"> Executives in the Trenches </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Unprecedented electric grid challenges ahead</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News The Energy Times Mon, 23 May 2016 20:31:00 +0000 89041 at Solve This: Summer Safety <div class="node-body article-body">The Hinterland Electric summer barbeque had finally arrived</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentaries Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 May 2016 18:54:00 +0000 89031 at GZeroOne/iStock/Thinkstock Wind Developer Signs MOU with HVDC Transmission Project <div class="node-body article-body">HVDC transmission developer Empire State Connector Corp. has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Invenergy</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Generation Renewables Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 May 2016 18:47:00 +0000 89021 at States at the Top in Clean Energy Leadership <div class="node-body article-body">Clean Edge Inc. has released its seventh-annual U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index, which tracks and ranks the clean-energy and clean-tech activities of all 50 states and the 50 largest metro areas in the U.S. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 May 2016 18:30:00 +0000 89011 at graphicsdunia4you/iStock/Thinkstock JCP&L Proposes Monmouth County Reliability Project <div class="node-body article-body">Jersey Central Power and Light is proposing the Monmouth County Reliability Project to enhance service and modernize the electric system. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 May 2016 18:26:00 +0000 89001 at