Electric Utility Operations http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en Twitter Gives Rise to Line 'Exploitation' http://tdworld.com/commentaries/twitter-gives-rise-line-exploitation <div class="field-byline"> @PowerEditor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Since Twitter has featured the capability to post images, several Twitterers have started posting amazing and graphic images of lineworkers doing their jobs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/commentaries/twitter-gives-rise-line-exploitation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/commentaries/twitter-gives-rise-line-exploitation#comments Commentaries Electric Utility Operations Gallery Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:38:00 +0000 71501 at http://tdworld.com Hastings Introduces New Camera-Mounting Insulated Hot Stick http://tdworld.com/blog/hastings-introduces-new-camera-mounting-insulated-hot-stick <div class="node-body blog-body">Hastings introduces a specially engineered hot stick that allows for a GoPro Action Camera to be mounted and utilized for quick, easy, and safe inspection of and around energized lines, transformers, insulators, poles, buildings, bridges etc.</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/hastings-introduces-new-camera-mounting-insulated-hot-stick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/hastings-introduces-new-camera-mounting-insulated-hot-stick#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:24:00 +0000 71391 at http://tdworld.com Brandon Matthees, Xcel Energy http://tdworld.com/lifeline/brandon-matthees-xcel-energy <div class="node-body article-body">Working in the power industry is a family tradition. My father has worked as a lineman for more than 40 years for Dakota Electric.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/lifeline/brandon-matthees-xcel-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/lifeline/brandon-matthees-xcel-energy#comments Lifeline Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:21:00 +0000 71341 at http://tdworld.com Foundation Helps Families in Their Time of Need http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/foundation-helps-families-their-time-need <div class="node-body article-body">Each and every day, linemen put their lives on the line to keep the power on for our nation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/foundation-helps-families-their-time-need" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/foundation-helps-families-their-time-need#comments Safety Talk Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:11:00 +0000 71331 at http://tdworld.com <p>After living through the tragedy of losing her husband, Tracy Moore<br /> is helping other line widows. As the founder of the Highline Hero<br /> Foundation, Moore is working to ensure her two sons never forget<br /> their father and to honor all fallen lineworkers as well as those who<br /> are still working out in the field.</p> Vernon Electric Cooperative Prioritizes Safety http://tdworld.com/parting-shot/vernon-electric-cooperative-prioritizes-safety <div class="node-body article-body">To protect its field workforce, Vernon Electric Cooperative makes safety a top priority.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/parting-shot/vernon-electric-cooperative-prioritizes-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/parting-shot/vernon-electric-cooperative-prioritizes-safety#comments Parting Shot Mon, 20 Jul 2015 15:59:00 +0000 71311 at http://tdworld.com DTE Energy Sends Crews to Help Restore Power in Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/dte-energy-sends-crews-help-restore-power-ohio-kentucky-west-virginia <div class="node-body article-body">About 150 DTE Energy linemen are on their way to Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia to help electric utilities there restore power to their customers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/dte-energy-sends-crews-help-restore-power-ohio-kentucky-west-virginia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/dte-energy-sends-crews-help-restore-power-ohio-kentucky-west-virginia#comments Energizing Electric Utility Operations Wed, 15 Jul 2015 17:16:00 +0000 71131 at http://tdworld.com Protection from Falls: WAPA's Field Trials http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/protection-falls-wapas-field-trials <div class="node-body gallery-body">Western Area Power Administration provides crews eight hours of classroom training and practice on wood poles and steel structures. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/protection-falls-wapas-field-trials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/protection-falls-wapas-field-trials#comments Electric Utility Operations Gallery Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:53:00 +0000 71111 at http://tdworld.com NY Funding $900,000 Toward Local Micro Grid Studies http://tdworld.com/blog/ny-funding-900000-toward-local-micro-grid-studies <div class="node-body blog-body">New York state is awarding $900,000 in grants to local groups that have proposed micro grid projects across the Capital Region.</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/ny-funding-900000-toward-local-micro-grid-studies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/ny-funding-900000-toward-local-micro-grid-studies#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 09 Jul 2015 21:06:00 +0000 70861 at http://tdworld.com New ABB Medium Voltage Roadshow Tour Hits the Road http://tdworld.com/blog/new-abb-medium-voltage-roadshow-tour-hits-road <div class="node-body blog-body">ABB has recently unveiled its newest industrial-focused Roadshow Trailer, which began its tour in March 2015. </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/new-abb-medium-voltage-roadshow-tour-hits-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/new-abb-medium-voltage-roadshow-tour-hits-road#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 08 Jul 2015 20:25:00 +0000 70771 at http://tdworld.com Linemen Train Crews Overseas to Work Safely http://tdworld.com/features/linemen-train-crews-overseas-work-safely <div class="field-byline"> Julie Paynter, Bonneville Power Administration </div> <div class="node-body article-body">BPA linemen travel to South America to share life-saving skills with local electrical workers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/features/linemen-train-crews-overseas-work-safely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/linemen-train-crews-overseas-work-safely#comments Features Wed, 08 Jul 2015 19:20:00 +0000 70761 at http://tdworld.com