Overhead Distribution http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7374/more en Wood Pole Inspection and Replacement Program Continues at Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co. http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/wood-pole-inspection-and-replacement-program-continues-cleveland-electric-illu <div class="node-body article-body">To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI) crews have replaced or repaired more than 830 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/wood-pole-inspection-and-replacement-program-continues-cleveland-electric-illu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/wood-pole-inspection-and-replacement-program-continues-cleveland-electric-illu#comments Energizing Overhead Distribution Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:48:00 +0000 55491 at http://tdworld.com <p><span class="meta-field photo-desc " id="yui_3_16_0_rc_1_1_1410367841168_5676">Contractors use a jack hammer to drive a C-shaped steel beam into the ground to reinforce a distribution pole. Steel reinforcements can greatly extend the life of a utility pole often at less than half the cost and time of replacing the entire pole.</span></p> Herculean Restoration http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/herculean-restoration <div class="node-body article-body">Electric utility linemen replace lines and save lives in the face of Mother Nature’s wrath.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/herculean-restoration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/herculean-restoration#comments Overhead Distribution Silver Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:23:00 +0000 55161 at http://tdworld.com <p>Jan. 16, 2014, a large wildfire burns out of control in the hills above Glendora, California. Firefighters, helicopters and aircraft from many jurisdictions work to control it. Courtesy of Digital Media Pro/Shutterstock.com.</p> FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania Utilities File Rate Plans to Help Ensure Continued Reliability Enhancements http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/firstenergys-pennsylvania-utilities-file-rate-plans-help-ensure-continued-reli <div class="node-body article-body">To help ensure continued reliability enhancements for its two million Pennsylvania customers, FirstEnergy Corp. subsidiaries today filed comprehensive distribution rate plans with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/firstenergys-pennsylvania-utilities-file-rate-plans-help-ensure-continued-reli" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/firstenergys-pennsylvania-utilities-file-rate-plans-help-ensure-continued-reli#comments Energizing Overhead Distribution Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:53:00 +0000 53171 at http://tdworld.com Iran Hardens System for Earthquakes http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/iran-hardens-system-earthquakes <div class="field-byline"> Reza Nikpayam, Mashhad Electric Energy Distribution Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">MEEDC takes action to redesign its overhead line distribution networks to withstand earthquakes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/iran-hardens-system-earthquakes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/iran-hardens-system-earthquakes#comments Overhead Distribution Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:01:00 +0000 52571 at http://tdworld.com CMP Sends Crews to New Brunswick to Help With Storm Repairs http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/cmp-sends-crews-new-brunswick-help-storm-repairs <div class="node-body article-body">Crews and additional personnel from Central Maine Power Co., a subsidiary of Iberdrola USA, departed for Canada Monday morning, July 7, to provide mutual aid to a utility in New Brunswick. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/cmp-sends-crews-new-brunswick-help-storm-repairs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/cmp-sends-crews-new-brunswick-help-storm-repairs#comments Projects in Progress Overhead Distribution Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:21:00 +0000 51751 at http://tdworld.com DOE's ARPA-E Agency Spending $33 Million to Develop Fuel Cell Tech http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/does-arpa-e-agency-spending-33-million-develop-fuel-cell-tech <div class="node-body article-body">ARPA-E Acting Director Dr. Cheryl Martin has announced $33 million in funding for 13 new projects aimed at developing transformational fuel cell technologies for low-cost distributed power generation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/does-arpa-e-agency-spending-33-million-develop-fuel-cell-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/does-arpa-e-agency-spending-33-million-develop-fuel-cell-tech#comments Overhead Distribution Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:50:00 +0000 51141 at http://tdworld.com 45th CIGRÉ Technical Program and Exhibition http://tdworld.com/events/45th-cigr-technical-program-and-exhibition <div class="node-body article-body">Delegates from around the world will attend the 45th CIGRÉ Session in Paris. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/events/45th-cigr-technical-program-and-exhibition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/events/45th-cigr-technical-program-and-exhibition#comments Distribution Automation Events Overhead Distribution Wed, 25 Jun 2014 22:34:00 +0000 51011 at http://tdworld.com America’s Rural Electric Cooperatives Prepare for Hurricane Season http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/america-s-rural-electric-cooperatives-prepare-hurricane-season <div class="node-body article-body">America’s rural electric cooperatives are prepared for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, which began June 1.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/america-s-rural-electric-cooperatives-prepare-hurricane-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/america-s-rural-electric-cooperatives-prepare-hurricane-season#comments Overhead Distribution Tue, 24 Jun 2014 02:14:00 +0000 50771 at http://tdworld.com Entergy Prepares for Storm Season in Weeklong Drill http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/entergy-prepares-storm-season-weeklong-drill <div class="node-body article-body">In preparation for the upcoming hurricane season, hundreds of Entergy employees across the company's utility service territory recently engaged in an intensive storm drill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/entergy-prepares-storm-season-weeklong-drill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/entergy-prepares-storm-season-weeklong-drill#comments Energizing Electric Utility Operations Overhead Distribution Wed, 28 May 2014 18:03:00 +0000 49531 at http://tdworld.com <p>Power crews work on restoring power to homes after Hurricane Katrina knocked power out to thousands of homes September 1, 2005 in Gulfport, Mississippi.</p> Copyright Joe Raedle / Getty Images SDG&E Crews Work Round-the-Clock to Repair Fire Damage http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/sdge-crews-work-round-clock-repair-fire-damage <div class="node-body article-body">San Diego Gas & Electric crews worked throughout the past week making repairs to the electrical system and restoring service to customers affected by the recent wildfire devastation in San Diego County.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/sdge-crews-work-round-clock-repair-fire-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/sdge-crews-work-round-clock-repair-fire-damage#comments Energizing Overhead Distribution Wed, 21 May 2014 19:46:00 +0000 48951 at http://tdworld.com <p>SDG&amp;E power pole repairs</p> <div id="stcpDiv" style="position: absolute; top: -1999px; left: -1988px;"> SDG&amp;E power pole repairs</div>