Electric Utility Operations http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en 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 Features 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 Features 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 Talk 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 Features 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> Expo Showcases Tools and Technology http://tdworld.com/features/expo-showcases-tools-and-technology <div class="node-body article-body">The sold-out trade show featured new products designed to protect linemen in the field and improve their productivity. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/features/expo-showcases-tools-and-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/expo-showcases-tools-and-technology#comments Features Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:40:00 +0000 98281 at http://tdworld.com <p>Linemen from power companies across North America looked for the latest tools and technology at the 2016 expo.</p> Southern Company, TVA Sign Mutual Aid Agreements for Power Restoration http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/southern-company-tva-sign-mutual-aid-agreements-power-restoration <div class="node-body article-body">Southern Company and the Tennessee Valley Authority have announced mutual assistance agreements between Southern Company's four retail electric operating companies</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/southern-company-tva-sign-mutual-aid-agreements-power-restoration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/southern-company-tva-sign-mutual-aid-agreements-power-restoration#comments Electric Utility Operations Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:40:00 +0000 97121 at http://tdworld.com Utilities Must Protect Their Field Workforce http://tdworld.com/features/utilities-must-protect-their-field-workforce <div class="field-byline"> Cory Lasseigne, Navigant Consulting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Because linemen, meter technicians and troublemen interface with the public, they need to learn how to stay safe in the field. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/features/utilities-must-protect-their-field-workforce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/utilities-must-protect-their-field-workforce#comments Features Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:39:00 +0000 96711 at http://tdworld.com Ameren Illinois Pioneers New Pole Design http://tdworld.com/features/ameren-illinois-pioneers-new-pole-design <div class="field-byline"> Joe Mueller, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Engineer builds homemade model to show crews how to build an H-frame structure with composite poles. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/features/ameren-illinois-pioneers-new-pole-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/ameren-illinois-pioneers-new-pole-design#comments Features Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:04:00 +0000 96671 at http://tdworld.com