Electric Utility Operations http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en Kory Nichols, Salt River Project http://tdworld.com/lifeline/kory-nichols-salt-river-project <div class="node-body article-body">I left Wisconsin after completing five years of school without a degree. In 2001, I decided to seek a new path in life and moved to Arizona. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/lifeline/kory-nichols-salt-river-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/lifeline/kory-nichols-salt-river-project#comments Lifeline People Fri, 06 Feb 2015 15:30:00 +0000 62741 at http://tdworld.com Michels Power Awarded Contract to Construct New Transmission Line in Texas http://tdworld.com/blog/michels-power-awarded-contract-construct-new-transmission-line-texas <div class="node-body blog-body">Michels Power has been awarded a contract to construct about 48 miles of new electric transmission facilities for Sharyland Utilities in Texas. </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/michels-power-awarded-contract-construct-new-transmission-line-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/michels-power-awarded-contract-construct-new-transmission-line-texas#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:33:00 +0000 62361 at http://tdworld.com 10 Tips for Better Incident Investigations http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/10-tips-better-incident-investigations <div class="field-byline"> Thomas Ray, City Utilities </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Applying these 10 tips to every incident will help you become an efficient and effective investigator.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/10-tips-better-incident-investigations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/10-tips-better-incident-investigations#comments Safety Talk Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:22:00 +0000 62291 at http://tdworld.com Mobile Tools Maximize Productivity at PGE http://tdworld.com/features/mobile-tools-maximize-productivity-pge <div class="field-byline"> Rodney Lewis II, Portland General Electric </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Utility streamlines dispatching, record keeping and data collection by equipping field workforce with latest technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/features/mobile-tools-maximize-productivity-pge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/mobile-tools-maximize-productivity-pge#comments Features Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:07:00 +0000 62281 at http://tdworld.com <p>Portland General Electric&rsquo;s workers rely on laptop computers to improve productivity in the field.</p> Center for Advanced Power Systems Unveils Electrical Testing System http://tdworld.com/blog/center-advanced-power-systems-unveils-electrical-testing-system <div class="node-body blog-body">Florida State University’s Center for Advanced Power Systems has unveiled a new 24,000-volt direct current power test system, the most powerful of its kind available at a university research center throughout the world.</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/center-advanced-power-systems-unveils-electrical-testing-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/center-advanced-power-systems-unveils-electrical-testing-system#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:26:00 +0000 61791 at http://tdworld.com 230 kV Beta Fluid Transformers Energized in Mexico http://tdworld.com/blog/230-kv-beta-fluid-transformers-energized-mexico <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Tyler, TX &ndash; DSI Ventures, Inc. announces the commissioning of two 230 KV Generator Step-Up (GSU) Transformers filled with Beta Fire Resistant Fluid at the new Bajio &nbsp;thermoelectric power plant in Guanajuato, Mexico.</p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Installed in 80 and 150 MVA, 230 KV transformers built by Hyosung Nantong Transformer Company, Beta Fluid was chosen for its 22 year record of fire safety, its low price and its excellent environmental record.&nbsp;</span></p></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/230-kv-beta-fluid-transformers-energized-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/230-kv-beta-fluid-transformers-energized-mexico#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:20:00 +0000 61781 at http://tdworld.com Donated Equipment Saves Lineman Lives Overseas http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/donated-equipment-saves-lineman-lives-overseas <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach, Field Editor </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Linemen overseas are now using the belts and harnesses donated by American utilities following the new OSHA regulation governing fall protection. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/donated-equipment-saves-lineman-lives-overseas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/donated-equipment-saves-lineman-lives-overseas#comments Electric Utility Operations Gallery Mon, 12 Jan 2015 20:37:00 +0000 61741 at http://tdworld.com Ice Buster Demo http://tdworld.com/ice-buster-demo <div class="node-body link-body"><p>The Ice Buster turns and shears away the ice with just light to moderate effort on your part, depending on the size of the conductor and ice accumulation.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://tdworld.com/site-files/tdworld.com/files/icebuster.JPG?1420816751" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/ice-buster-demo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electric Utility Operations Video Fri, 09 Jan 2015 15:16:00 +0000 61561 at http://tdworld.com Terex Introduces New Fiberglass 4th Section for its General 80 Digger Derricks http://tdworld.com/blog/terex-introduces-new-fiberglass-4th-section-its-general-80-digger-derricks <div class="node-body blog-body">Terex now offers an insulated, retractable 4th section on its General 80 digger derricks. </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/terex-introduces-new-fiberglass-4th-section-its-general-80-digger-derricks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/terex-introduces-new-fiberglass-4th-section-its-general-80-digger-derricks#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:37:00 +0000 61311 at http://tdworld.com Greater Springfield Reliability Transmission Project Earns Third National Award http://tdworld.com/blog/greater-springfield-reliability-transmission-project-earns-third-national-award <div class="node-body blog-body">Engineering News-Record recognized Northeast Utilities’ Greater Springfield Reliability Project (GSRP) as the Best Overall Construction Project in New England.</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/greater-springfield-reliability-transmission-project-earns-third-national-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/greater-springfield-reliability-transmission-project-earns-third-national-award#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:26:00 +0000 61301 at http://tdworld.com