Electric Utility Operations http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en Grid Modernization Event Series: An Even-Handed Discussion http://tdworld.com/sponosr-material/grid-modernization-event-series-even-handed-discussion <div class="node-body article-body">Preparing for the Power Evolution, an online conference on November 6, is devoting an entire track to Grid Modernization issues. The Grid Modernization track puts the emphasis on implementing hardware and software solutions for real results in improved reliability and optimized operations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/sponosr-material/grid-modernization-event-series-even-handed-discussion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/sponosr-material/grid-modernization-event-series-even-handed-discussion#comments Sponosr Material Electric Utility Operations Overhead Distribution Overhead Transmission Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:35:00 +0000 57961 at http://tdworld.com Making Renewable Power Mainstream http://tdworld.com/sponosr-material/making-renewable-power-mainstream <div class="node-body article-body">The ABB virtual conference on November 6 will feature a Renewables and Distributed Energy track. Discussions in this track will focus on what the growth in renewables and distributed energy resources (DERs) mean and how utilities can successfully integrate these new generation sources into the existing grid without sacrificing reliability or worker safety. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/sponosr-material/making-renewable-power-mainstream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/sponosr-material/making-renewable-power-mainstream#comments Sponosr Material Electric Utility Operations Overhead Transmission Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:24:00 +0000 57951 at http://tdworld.com When Disaster Strikes Twice http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/when-disaster-strikes-twice <div class="field-byline"> By Jeff Wadsworth, Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When a disaster strikes, most people think of firefighters, the Red Cross, search-and-rescue teams and others as first responders to the scene, but many forget a crew that is just as critical — the crew made up of linemen. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/when-disaster-strikes-twice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/when-disaster-strikes-twice#comments Electric Utility Operations Silver Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:39:00 +0000 57861 at http://tdworld.com PG&E Team Wins Championship Honors In 2014 International Lineman's Rodeo http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/pge-team-wins-championship-honors-2014-international-linemans-rodeo <div class="node-body article-body">In an elite competition that tests safety training and technical skills, the team of Anthony Albright, Adam Beene and J.P. Richard —electric linemen who serve the Grass Valley, California, U.S., area—took home three first place world championship awards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/pge-team-wins-championship-honors-2014-international-linemans-rodeo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/pge-team-wins-championship-honors-2014-international-linemans-rodeo#comments Energizing Electric Utility Operations Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:42:00 +0000 57761 at http://tdworld.com Flying High: Opening Ceremony of the 2014 International Lineman's Rodeo http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/flying-high-opening-ceremony-2014-international-linemans-rodeo <div class="node-body article-body">I am so glad I got up early to catch the opening ceremony at the 2014 International Lineman’s Rodeo. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/flying-high-opening-ceremony-2014-international-linemans-rodeo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/flying-high-opening-ceremony-2014-international-linemans-rodeo#comments Electric Utility Operations Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:11:00 +0000 57691 at http://tdworld.com At the opening ceremony, Duane Anstaett, VP of Power Delivery with Kansas City Power & Light welcomed the throng of linemen in attendance to the 2014 International Lineman’s Rodeo prior to commencing with the competition. International Expo Unveils New Tools and Technology for Linemen http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/international-expo-unveils-new-tools-and-technology-linemen <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach, Field Editor </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">The second day of the International Lineman's Rodeo attracted a large crowd of linemen looking for new tools and technology. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/international-expo-unveils-new-tools-and-technology-linemen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/international-expo-unveils-new-tools-and-technology-linemen#comments Electric Utility Operations Gallery Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:38:00 +0000 57681 at http://tdworld.com GoPro Footage from Linemen Competitors at the International Rodeo http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/gopro-footage-linemen-competitors-international-rodeo <div class="field-byline"> Joe Baugnet </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A more personal look at the 2014 International Lineman's Rodeo Event in Bonner Springs, Kansas. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/gopro-footage-linemen-competitors-international-rodeo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/gopro-footage-linemen-competitors-international-rodeo#comments Electric Utility Operations Gallery Video Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:13:00 +0000 57671 at http://tdworld.com 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