Electric Utility Operations http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en Postcards from the Past http://tdworld.com/features/postcards-past-1 <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="http://tdworld.com/features/postcards-past-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/postcards-past-1#comments Features Tue, 24 May 2016 21:42:00 +0000 89161 at http://tdworld.com <p>Jason Townsend is preserving the history of the line trade by collecting vintage photos, postcards, tin signs, insulators and other memorabilia.</p> Michigan Linemen Power Guatemalan Village http://tdworld.com/features/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="http://tdworld.com/features/michigan-linemen-power-guatemalan-village" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/michigan-linemen-power-guatemalan-village#comments Features Tue, 24 May 2016 18:34:00 +0000 89121 at http://tdworld.com <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 http://tdworld.com/features/florida-rodeo-zones-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="http://tdworld.com/features/florida-rodeo-zones-safety-and-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/florida-rodeo-zones-safety-and-training#comments Features Tue, 24 May 2016 18:30:00 +0000 89111 at http://tdworld.com <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 http://tdworld.com/features/linemen-suit-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="http://tdworld.com/features/linemen-suit-safety-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/linemen-suit-safety-program#comments Features Tue, 24 May 2016 18:13:00 +0000 89101 at http://tdworld.com <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> JCP&L to Conduct Storm Restoration Drill http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/jcpl-conduct-storm-restoration-drill <div class="node-body article-body">Jersey Central Power & Light will conduct its annual emergency readiness exercise on May 18 to review the company's storm restoration process and test the Incident Command System (ICS) plan.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/jcpl-conduct-storm-restoration-drill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/jcpl-conduct-storm-restoration-drill#comments Electric Utility Operations Wed, 18 May 2016 16:42:00 +0000 88771 at http://tdworld.com Hi-Line Utility Supply Presents Glove Protectors and Work Gloves http://tdworld.com/blog/hi-line-utility-supply-presents-glove-protectors-and-work-gloves <div class="node-body blog-body">Hi-Line Utility Supply introduces the Power Gripz glove protectors and work gloves.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/hi-line-utility-supply-presents-glove-protectors-and-work-gloves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/hi-line-utility-supply-presents-glove-protectors-and-work-gloves#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 18 May 2016 14:20:00 +0000 88741 at http://tdworld.com Eversource Energy Implements Crew-Management Automation http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/eversource-energy-implements-crew-management-automation <div class="node-body article-body">ARCOS has implemented its Crew Manager solution for Eversource Energy to increase completion rates for planned work. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/eversource-energy-implements-crew-management-automation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/eversource-energy-implements-crew-management-automation#comments Distribution Automation Electric Utility Operations Mon, 16 May 2016 19:39:00 +0000 88551 at http://tdworld.com FPL Conducts Annual Storm Drill http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/fpl-conducts-annual-storm-drill <div class="node-body article-body">Florida Power & Light Company tested the response of more than 3,000 employees to Hurricane Alexa – a virtual Category 2 storm that was simulated</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/fpl-conducts-annual-storm-drill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/fpl-conducts-annual-storm-drill#comments Electric Utility Operations Wed, 11 May 2016 19:21:00 +0000 88311 at http://tdworld.com New Online Courses Teach Linemen How To Safely Work With Steel Utility Poles http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/new-online-courses-teach-linemen-how-safely-work-steel-utility-poles <div class="node-body article-body">Two new one-hour online courses developed by the Steel Market Development Institute and its partners</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/new-online-courses-teach-linemen-how-safely-work-steel-utility-poles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/new-online-courses-teach-linemen-how-safely-work-steel-utility-poles#comments Electric Utility Operations Thu, 05 May 2016 16:31:00 +0000 87891 at http://tdworld.com Con Edison Secures Safety of Underground System http://tdworld.com/features/con-edison-secures-safety-underground-system <div class="field-byline"> Adrianne Ortizo, Con Edison </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New York utility installs vented manhole covers and new underground cabling to protect the public and prevent outages. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/features/con-edison-secures-safety-underground-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/con-edison-secures-safety-underground-system#comments Features Underground T&D Fri, 22 Apr 2016 19:29:00 +0000 86871 at http://tdworld.com <p>A Con Edison crew replaces underground secondary-cable in Lower Manhattan.</p>