Electric Utility Operations http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en Day to Day in the Utility Operations World http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/day-day-utility-operations-world <div class="node-body gallery-body">Exciting, rewarding and dangerous: Words to describe the daily work life of utility workers. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/day-day-utility-operations-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/day-day-utility-operations-world#comments Electric Utility Operations Tue, 14 Feb 2017 16:38:00 +0000 94701 at http://tdworld.com Puget Sound Crews Work Night and Day after Storm http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/puget-sound-crews-work-night-and-day-after-storm <div class="node-body gallery-body">Puget Sound Energy crews respond to a snow storm that hit Western Washington </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/puget-sound-crews-work-night-and-day-after-storm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/puget-sound-crews-work-night-and-day-after-storm#comments Electric Utility Operations Overhead Distribution Tue, 07 Feb 2017 20:51:00 +0000 101241 at http://tdworld.com Crews Learn to Work Live While Using Fall Protection http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/crews-learn-work-live-while-using-fall-protection <div class="field-byline"> Travis Weger, Western Area Power Administration </div> <div class="node-body article-body">WAPA offers energized training for lineworkers while 100% attached. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/crews-learn-work-live-while-using-fall-protection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/crews-learn-work-live-while-using-fall-protection#comments Safety and Training Wed, 25 Jan 2017 18:49:00 +0000 100901 at http://tdworld.com <p>Lineman and fall-protection specialist Ryan Mumma shows new hires proper rigging of fall-protection equipment. The training effort brings together WAPA&rsquo;s fall-protection committee and linemen to train new line crew hires and apprentices from all four regions on new equipment, safety measures and fall protection.</p> Linemen Sharpen Skills at New Training Center http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/linemen-sharpen-skills-new-training-center-0 <div class="field-byline"> Rick Aguilar, Kansas Municipal Utilities </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kansas Municipal Utilities opens new center to provide safety, training and development programs for municipal linemen. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/linemen-sharpen-skills-new-training-center-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/linemen-sharpen-skills-new-training-center-0#comments Safety and Training Wed, 25 Jan 2017 18:36:00 +0000 100891 at http://tdworld.com <p>Kansas Municipal Utilities&rsquo; outdoor training grounds are visible through a wall of windows in the new center&rsquo;s entry area.</p> FPL’s Hardened System Withstands Hurricane http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/fpl-s-hardened-system-withstands-hurricane <div class="node-body article-body">Utilities and contractors came together to repair infrastructure and restore power following Hurricane Matthew. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/fpl-s-hardened-system-withstands-hurricane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/fpl-s-hardened-system-withstands-hurricane#comments Electric Utility Operations Wed, 25 Jan 2017 17:57:00 +0000 100881 at http://tdworld.com <p>Vegetation clearing contractors for Florida Power &amp; Light help clear fallen debris and trees along neighborhood power lines in Oak Hill, Florida.</p> EMCs Make Significant Progress In Power Restoration http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/emcs-make-significant-progress-power-restoration <div class="node-body article-body">The severe thunderstorms and several tornadoes that hit parts of Georgia over the weekend left uprooted trees, downed power lines, and damaged or destroyed power poles.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/emcs-make-significant-progress-power-restoration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/emcs-make-significant-progress-power-restoration#comments Electric Utility Operations Overhead Distribution Wed, 25 Jan 2017 17:20:00 +0000 100841 at http://tdworld.com Facebook/Grady EMC Linemen Sharpen Skills at New Training Center http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/linemen-sharpen-skills-new-training-center <div class="field-byline"> Rick Aguilar, Kansas Municipal Utilities </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kansas Municipal Utilities opens new center to provide safety, training and development programs for municipal linemen. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/linemen-sharpen-skills-new-training-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/linemen-sharpen-skills-new-training-center#comments Safety and Training Wed, 25 Jan 2017 02:22:00 +0000 100701 at http://tdworld.com <p>Kansas Municipal Utilities&rsquo; outdoor training grounds are visible through a wall of windows in the new center&rsquo;s entry area.</p> Powering Rural Bolivia http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/powering-rural-bolivia <div class="node-body gallery-body">Oklahoma’s and Missouri’s electric cooperatives sent 16 volunteers to northern Bolivia to set up electricity.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/powering-rural-bolivia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/powering-rural-bolivia#comments Electric Utility Operations Overhead Distribution Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:35:00 +0000 100471 at http://tdworld.com Short-Circuiting the Learning Curve with Lineman Training Center http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/short-circuiting-learning-curve-lineman-training-center <div class="node-body gallery-body">Kansas Municipal Utilities opens new center to provide workforce safety, training and development programs for Kansas municipal linemen.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/short-circuiting-learning-curve-lineman-training-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/short-circuiting-learning-curve-lineman-training-center#comments Safety and Training Safety and Training Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:21:00 +0000 100181 at http://tdworld.com Linemen Work Live to Boost Productivity http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/linemen-work-live-boost-productivity <div class="field-byline"> Vince Smith, Basin Electric Power Cooperative </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cooperative trains crews to use barehand and hot sticking methods in the field. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/linemen-work-live-boost-productivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/linemen-work-live-boost-productivity#comments Safety and Training Wed, 21 Dec 2016 18:39:00 +0000 99761 at http://tdworld.com <p>Before the job, linemen gather around the hot stick truck to review the tasks and assignments.</p>