Electric Utility Operations http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en Ameren Illinois Linemen Rescue Hawk http://tdworld.com/blog/ameren-illinois-linemen-rescue-hawk <div class="node-body blog-body">Three Ameren Illinois linemen worked together to help rescue a 7-year-old Harris hawk when it escaped from a perch and later became entangled in a tree about 50 ft off the ground.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/ameren-illinois-linemen-rescue-hawk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/ameren-illinois-linemen-rescue-hawk#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:42:00 +0000 95581 at http://tdworld.com Road to the Rodeo http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/road-rodeo <div class="node-body gallery-body">Before apprentices and journeymen linemen advance to the international level at the Lineman's Rodeo, they first competed in local and regional events. Here are some snapshots from competitions around the country. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/road-rodeo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/road-rodeo#comments Electric Utility Operations Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:07:00 +0000 95571 at http://tdworld.com HD Electric Company Continues to Drive Innovation with the New DoubleVision Dual Display Wireless Phasing Voltmeter http://tdworld.com/blog/hd-electric-company-continues-drive-innovation-new-doublevision-dual-display-wireless-phasing-v <div class="node-body blog-body">HD Electric Company, a Textron Inc. company, introduces the new DoubleVision Dual Display Phasing Voltmeter. The DDPM-40 is a compact, high accuracy wireless voltmeter and phasing set with capacitive test point mode and peak hold capability. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/hd-electric-company-continues-drive-innovation-new-doublevision-dual-display-wireless-phasing-v" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/hd-electric-company-continues-drive-innovation-new-doublevision-dual-display-wireless-phasing-v#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:42:00 +0000 95541 at http://tdworld.com ABB Automation & Power World 2016 Digital Conference for the Power Industry Now Available on Demand http://tdworld.com/blog/abb-automation-power-world-2016-digital-conference-power-industry-now-available-demand <div class="node-body blog-body">Hundreds of power industry professionals attended the ABB Automation & Power World “Risk, reliability & recovery” digital conference on September 22, 2016. Now, all nine webinar sessions, including the keynote session featuring executives from CenterPoint and AEP, are available on demand, for free. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/abb-automation-power-world-2016-digital-conference-power-industry-now-available-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/abb-automation-power-world-2016-digital-conference-power-industry-now-available-demand#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 28 Sep 2016 02:27:00 +0000 95531 at http://tdworld.com Oakville Enterprises Corporation Modernizes the Fleet http://tdworld.com/features/oakville-enterprises-corporation-modernizes-fleet <div class="field-byline"> Ernie Liersch, Oakville Enterprises Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Now the field workforce can power mobile devices, stay warm and operate emergency lighting without idling. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/features/oakville-enterprises-corporation-modernizes-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/oakville-enterprises-corporation-modernizes-fleet#comments Features Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:00:00 +0000 95341 at http://tdworld.com <p>An El-con crew can power laptops and run emergency lighting without idling its vehicle on a work site.</p> Sand Fire Spurs Crews Into Action http://tdworld.com/features/sand-fire-spurs-crews-action <div class="node-body article-body">Helicopters assist SCE in restoring power and replacing fire-damaged infrastructure in rugged and remote terrain.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/features/sand-fire-spurs-crews-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/sand-fire-spurs-crews-action#comments Features Overhead Distribution Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:45:00 +0000 95331 at http://tdworld.com <p>A SCE helicopter takes off from the fuel site at Soledad Canyon as part of the Sand Fire restoration effort. Helicopters airlifted distribution equipment, set poles and conducted a sock line pull. Linemen eventually set 30 poles and pulled 24 spans of wire with the helicopters&rsquo; help.</p> Enter to Win Free Primos Hunting Gear http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/enter-win-free-primos-hunting-gear <div class="node-body article-body">Exposure to high voltages and challenging weather conditions such as rain and high temperatures are two of the most common occupational hazards that utility workers must face at any given moment. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/enter-win-free-primos-hunting-gear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/enter-win-free-primos-hunting-gear#comments Electric Utility Operations Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:28:00 +0000 95211 at http://tdworld.com LED Luminaire Receives IDA Seal of Approval http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/led-luminaire-receives-ida-seal-approval <div class="node-body article-body">LED lighting manufacturer Evluma has received the IDA (International Dark Sky Association) Fixture Seal of Approval for its 40W and 70W 3000K CCT LED AreaMax street and area lights.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/led-luminaire-receives-ida-seal-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/led-luminaire-receives-ida-seal-approval#comments Electric Utility Operations Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:18:00 +0000 95201 at http://tdworld.com Ground Rod Bender http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/ground-rod-bender <div class="node-body article-body">Huskie Tools' REC-54GRB is a heavy duty copper ground rod bender, primarily used in substations to ground structures</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/ground-rod-bender" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/ground-rod-bender#comments Electric Utility Operations Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:44:00 +0000 95191 at http://tdworld.com Rodeo Roundup: A Look Back at Past Lineman's Rodeos http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/rodeo-roundup-look-back-past-linemans-rodeos <div class="node-body gallery-body">The International Lineman'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.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/rodeo-roundup-look-back-past-linemans-rodeos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/rodeo-roundup-look-back-past-linemans-rodeos#comments Electric Utility Operations Gallery Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:50:00 +0000 57241 at http://tdworld.com