Electric Utility Operations http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en Family Moments at the 2014 International Lineman's Rodeo http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/family-moments-2014-international-linemans-rodeo <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach and Joe Baugnet </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>It&#39;s 7:30AM and the sun has decided that it is the perfect day to show its full face. Gracefully laying down its rays amongst hundreds of people in Bonner Springs, Kansas, there couldn&#39;t a better way to introduce the 31st Annual Lineman&#39;s Rodeo. Mix that in with a full day of competition, great food, and family; you might have yourself the closest thing to perfection.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/family-moments-2014-international-linemans-rodeo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/family-moments-2014-international-linemans-rodeo#comments Electric Utility Operations Gallery Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:18:00 +0000 57661 at http://tdworld.com Hubbell Power Systems and Tytan to Produce 'Storm Soldiers II: Weather Warriors' http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/hubbell-power-systems-and-tytan-produce-storm-soldiers-ii-weather-warrio <div class="node-body article-body">Hubbell Power Systems, Inc. (HPS) has announced its plan to co-produce a second film in the Storm Soldiers franchise with Tytan Creates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/hubbell-power-systems-and-tytan-produce-storm-soldiers-ii-weather-warrio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/hubbell-power-systems-and-tytan-produce-storm-soldiers-ii-weather-warrio#comments Electric Utility Operations Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:28:00 +0000 57631 at http://tdworld.com The Story Behind the Lineman's Shirts at the 2014 Rodeo and Expo http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/story-behind-linemans-shirts-2014-rodeo-and-expo <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach, Field Editor </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Linemen from around the world traded their T-shirts at the annual Rodeo BBQ in Overland Park, Kansas. Here is the story behind the designs on the shirts, and the linemen who were proud to trade them. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/story-behind-linemans-shirts-2014-rodeo-and-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/story-behind-linemans-shirts-2014-rodeo-and-expo#comments Electric Utility Operations Gallery Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:52:00 +0000 57621 at http://tdworld.com Our Favorite Lineman T-Shirts http://tdworld.com/features/our-favorite-lineman-t-shirts <div class="node-body gallery-body">Linemen from all over the country and beyond showed off their T-Shirts and had some fun trading with others at the 2014 International Lineman's Rodeo.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/features/our-favorite-lineman-t-shirts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/our-favorite-lineman-t-shirts#comments Features Sat, 18 Oct 2014 03:33:00 +0000 57611 at http://tdworld.com A Trip Back in Time: A Virtual Tour of the International Lineman's Museum Trailer http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/trip-back-time-virtual-tour-international-linemans-museum-trailer <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach, Field Editor </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">International Lineman's Expo attendees could travel back in time by stepping inside the Moble Lineman Trailer, which was filled with vintage tools and equipment from the International Lineman's Museum. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/trip-back-time-virtual-tour-international-linemans-museum-trailer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/trip-back-time-virtual-tour-international-linemans-museum-trailer#comments Electric Utility Operations Gallery Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:48:00 +0000 57601 at http://tdworld.com International Lineman's Rodeo Organizers and Executives Gear Up for the 2014 Event http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/international-linemans-rodeo-organizers-and-executives-gear-2014-event <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach, Field Editor </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 2014 International Lineman's Rodeo may still be a few days away, but the master and chief judges have already prepared the grounds for the competition. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/international-linemans-rodeo-organizers-and-executives-gear-2014-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/international-linemans-rodeo-organizers-and-executives-gear-2014-event#comments Electric Utility Operations Gallery Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:36:00 +0000 57541 at http://tdworld.com International Lineman’s Safety & Training Conference Teaches Linemen How to Stay Safe in the Field http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/international-lineman-s-safety-training-conference-teaches-linemen-how-s <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach, Field Editor, and Nikki Chandler, Online Editor </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 2014 International Lineman’s Rodeo Safety & Training Conference is Oct. 15-16 at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, Kansas. During the first day of the conference, attendees learned about how to improve their accident reporting and be a safety leader. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/international-lineman-s-safety-training-conference-teaches-linemen-how-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/international-lineman-s-safety-training-conference-teaches-linemen-how-s#comments Electric Utility Operations Gallery Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:06:00 +0000 57511 at http://tdworld.com Blast From the Past: International Lineman's Rodeo Photos From the Last Four Years http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/blast-past-international-linemans-rodeo-photos-last-four-years <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach, Field Editor </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The International Lineman&#39;s Rodeo gives linemen the opportunity to showcase their skills in front of their families and friends, network with their peers, and show their pride in the line trade. Transmission and Distribution World Field Editor Amy Fischbach shares some of her photos from the last four years in anticipation for the 31st annual competition, which will be underway next Saturday, October 18, in Bonner Springs, Kansas.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/blast-past-international-linemans-rodeo-photos-last-four-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/blast-past-international-linemans-rodeo-photos-last-four-years#comments Electric Utility Operations Gallery Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:50:00 +0000 57241 at http://tdworld.com Sixty Duke Energy Line Techs to Compete for 'Best in World' Titles at International Lineman's Rodeo http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/sixty-duke-energy-line-techs-compete-best-world-titles-international-lin <div class="node-body article-body">Sixty Duke Energy line technicians will vie for "best in world" titles at the International Lineman's Rodeo Oct. 18 at the National Agricultural Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs, Kansas, U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/sixty-duke-energy-line-techs-compete-best-world-titles-international-lin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/sixty-duke-energy-line-techs-compete-best-world-titles-international-lin#comments Energizing Electric Utility Operations Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:38:00 +0000 57071 at http://tdworld.com Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Inspects Powerlines http://tdworld.com/blog/unmanned-aerial-vehicle-inspects-powerlines <div class="node-body blog-body">For the first time in the world, an unmanned Remotely Piloted Aircraft System took off to inspect local power lines with a full set of sensors.</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/unmanned-aerial-vehicle-inspects-powerlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/unmanned-aerial-vehicle-inspects-powerlines#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations inspections T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 07 Oct 2014 19:28:00 +0000 57031 at http://tdworld.com