Newsletters http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7366/more en ScottMadden to Sponsor EEI Strategic Issues Roundtable http://tdworld.com/etrain/scottmadden-sponsor-eei-strategic-issues-roundtable <div class="node-body article-body">ScottMadden, Inc. will sponsor and present at Edison Electric Institute’s Strategic Issues Roundtable</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/etrain/scottmadden-sponsor-eei-strategic-issues-roundtable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/etrain/scottmadden-sponsor-eei-strategic-issues-roundtable#comments eTrain Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:00:00 +0000 94781 at http://tdworld.com veger/iStock/Thinkstock Featured Facility: TRC Testing and Training Lab http://tdworld.com/etrain/featured-facility-trc-testing-and-training-lab <div class="node-body article-body">Hands‐on testing and commissioning of substations in the real world can be daunting and dangerous without the proper training</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/etrain/featured-facility-trc-testing-and-training-lab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/etrain/featured-facility-trc-testing-and-training-lab#comments eTrain Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:00:00 +0000 94771 at http://tdworld.com Training and Safety: Transparency of Employee Readiness http://tdworld.com/etrain/training-and-safety-transparency-employee-readiness <div class="field-byline"> Tom Cohenno, Training and Safety Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As utilities, we know data. We have great data about the system. Or near real-time anyway. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/etrain/training-and-safety-transparency-employee-readiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/etrain/training-and-safety-transparency-employee-readiness#comments eTrain Thu, 01 Sep 2016 15:21:00 +0000 94191 at http://tdworld.com PECO's Intern Program Helping to Prepare Workforce of the Future http://tdworld.com/etrain/pecos-intern-program-helping-prepare-workforce-future <div class="node-body article-body">While school was officially out this summer, PECO continued its commitment to providing local students with opportunities to advance their education. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/etrain/pecos-intern-program-helping-prepare-workforce-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/etrain/pecos-intern-program-helping-prepare-workforce-future#comments eTrain Thu, 01 Sep 2016 14:50:00 +0000 94181 at http://tdworld.com <p>PECO also hosted young women from local middle schools and high schools in another educational program: National Association of Women in Construction&#39;s MAGIC (Mentoring a Girl in Construction) camp. With PECO employees as mentors, they learned the ropes of utility work and gained some hands-on experience.</p> AVO Cable U: Multi-Purpose Cable Field Lab and Training Courses http://tdworld.com/etrain/avo-cable-u-multi-purpose-cable-field-lab-and-training-courses <div class="node-body article-body">AVO’s Cable U is located at AVO’s main training location in Dallas, and is designed to accommodate AVO's updated Medium-Voltage Cable Fault Location & Tracing and new Cable Testing & Diagnostics courses. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/etrain/avo-cable-u-multi-purpose-cable-field-lab-and-training-courses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/etrain/avo-cable-u-multi-purpose-cable-field-lab-and-training-courses#comments eTrain Thu, 01 Sep 2016 14:11:00 +0000 94171 at http://tdworld.com Harvey Haven: BPA’s Patron Saint of Safety http://tdworld.com/etrain/harvey-haven-bpa-s-patron-saint-safety <div class="field-byline"> Bonneville Power Administration </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Long before there was “operational excellence” at the Bonneville Power Administration, there was Harvey Haven.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/etrain/harvey-haven-bpa-s-patron-saint-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/etrain/harvey-haven-bpa-s-patron-saint-safety#comments eTrain Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:04:00 +0000 94071 at http://tdworld.com <p>Haven teaches lessons on everything from lightning protection to helicopter hazards, but he has become best known for his grounding classes using the famous dirt box teaching tool he invented in the early 1970s. ​</p> This Is EPIC http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/epic <div class="node-body article-body">In most areas of the country, we still have a disconnect between industry and academia.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/epic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/epic#comments eTrain Overhead Transmission Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:52:00 +0000 93841 at http://tdworld.com Ed Kochanek: Seeing the Invisible http://tdworld.com/etrain/ed-kochanek-seeing-invisible <div class="node-body article-body">Ed Kochanek got into the infrared thermal imaging business 16 years ago because he was intrigued with the technology and how it could help customers see their problems.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/etrain/ed-kochanek-seeing-invisible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/etrain/ed-kochanek-seeing-invisible#comments eTrain Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:39:00 +0000 93541 at http://tdworld.com Three IEEE Fellows to Speak at Canada Protection Symposium http://tdworld.com/substations/three-ieee-fellows-speak-canada-protection-symposium <div class="field-byline"> Wayne Bishop, OMICRON </div> <div class="node-body article-body">OMICRON&rsquo;s Canada Protection Symposium is taking place at the Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre &amp; Spa on Sept. 7-8, 2016, in Toronto, Ontario.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/substations/three-ieee-fellows-speak-canada-protection-symposium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/substations/three-ieee-fellows-speak-canada-protection-symposium#comments eTrain Substations Mon, 15 Aug 2016 15:53:00 +0000 93341 at http://tdworld.com North Carolina Students and Teachers Energized by $2.7 Million in Duke Energy Grants http://tdworld.com/etrain/north-carolina-students-and-teachers-energized-27-million-duke-energy-grants <div class="node-body article-body">Duke Energy is continuing its commitment to students and teachers with a more than $2.7 million investment in 52 innovative education programs and initiatives across North Carolina.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/etrain/north-carolina-students-and-teachers-energized-27-million-duke-energy-grants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/etrain/north-carolina-students-and-teachers-energized-27-million-duke-energy-grants#comments eTrain Thu, 04 Aug 2016 16:40:00 +0000 92861 at http://tdworld.com