Electric Utility Operations http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en 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> Utilities Must Mitigate Arc Flash Hazards http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/utilities-must-mitigate-arc-flash-hazards <div class="field-byline"> Mike Bahr, Tri-State Generation and Transmission </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By investing in personal protective equipment and following the latest regulations, utilities can help save lives. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/utilities-must-mitigate-arc-flash-hazards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/utilities-must-mitigate-arc-flash-hazards#comments Safety and Training Wed, 21 Dec 2016 18:30:00 +0000 99751 at http://tdworld.com <p>Tri-State Generation and Transmission requires its linemen to wear flame-retardant clothing and use the proper tools and personal protective equipment when working live.</p> Con Edison Modernizes Substation Serving NYC http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-modernizes-substation-serving-nyc <div class="field-byline"> Manuel Pimenta, Consolidated Edison </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the utility upgrades equipment at a critical downtown substation powering Manhattan. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-modernizes-substation-serving-nyc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-modernizes-substation-serving-nyc#comments Distribution Electric Utility Operations Substations Grid-Optimization Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:05:00 +0000 99561 at http://tdworld.com <p>The East 13th Street substation is seen in the foreground, in front of the East River generating station, near FDR Drive and the East River.</p> Idea Exchange at T&D Maintenance Management Event http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/idea-exchange-td-maintenance-management-event <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Transportation and Distribution Maintenance Management Association’s (TDMMA) 41st Annual Conference was hosted by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/idea-exchange-td-maintenance-management-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/idea-exchange-td-maintenance-management-event#comments Electric Utility Operations Overhead Transmission Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:33:00 +0000 98931 at http://tdworld.com Electrical Cable Failure: The Trillion Dollar Question http://tdworld.com/features/electrical-cable-failure-trillion-dollar-question <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored Content by AVO Training </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A trillion dollars is likely a conservative estimate when you consider the magnitude of the power cable issues in the U.S. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/features/electrical-cable-failure-trillion-dollar-question" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/electrical-cable-failure-trillion-dollar-question#comments Electric Utility Operations Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:15:00 +0000 98921 at http://tdworld.com Hydro One Crews Restore Power in Northern Ontario Following Snow Storm http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/hydro-one-crews-restore-power-northern-ontario-following-snow-storm <div class="node-body article-body">Freezing rain and blowing snow caused power outages on Saturday in Thunder Bay, Nipigon and Geraldton areas</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/hydro-one-crews-restore-power-northern-ontario-following-snow-storm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/hydro-one-crews-restore-power-northern-ontario-following-snow-storm#comments Electric Utility Operations Overhead Distribution Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:37:00 +0000 98691 at http://tdworld.com Twitter: Hydro One Trade Night Brings Linemen Together http://tdworld.com/features/trade-night-brings-linemen-together <div class="node-body article-body">Linemen swap shirts with their brothers and sisters in the line trade. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/features/trade-night-brings-linemen-together" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/trade-night-brings-linemen-together#comments Electric Utility Operations Fri, 25 Nov 2016 17:11:00 +0000 98531 at http://tdworld.com <p>Linemen display their T-shirts on long tables lining the space outside the exhibit hall at the convention center.</p> Safety and Prevention http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/safety-and-prevention <div class="node-body article-body">Linemen learn how to reduce injury and fatality rates with safe work practices. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/safety-and-prevention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/safety-and-prevention#comments Safety and Training Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:53:00 +0000 98521 at http://tdworld.com <p>Linemen packed a conference room at the convention center for a day-and-a-half safety conference preceding the 2016 Lineman&rsquo;s Expo and Rodeo.</p> 2016 Rodeo Linemen http://tdworld.com/features/2016-rodeo-linemen <div class="node-body article-body">Journeymen and apprentices compete to take top honors at the 33rd Annual International Lineman’s Rodeo. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/features/2016-rodeo-linemen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/2016-rodeo-linemen#comments Electric Utility Operations Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:38:00 +0000 98511 at http://tdworld.com <p>Linemen gather near the sidelines to watch their coworkers compete at the 2016 International Lineman&rsquo;s Rodeo in Bonner Springs, Kansas.</p>