Vegetation Management http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7393/more en BPA Adopts GeoDigital Tech To Protect Grid Against Vegetation Growth http://tdworld.com/news/bpa-adopts-geodigital-tech-protect-grid-against-vegetation-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Bonneville Power Administration has selected the GeoDigital mapping and data analytics solution to boost the cost-effectiveness of the utility's vegetation-management program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/bpa-adopts-geodigital-tech-protect-grid-against-vegetation-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/bpa-adopts-geodigital-tech-protect-grid-against-vegetation-growth#comments News Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:36:00 +0000 80731 at http://tdworld.com strukt/iStock/Thinkstock West Virginia Commission Approves Tree-Trimming Settlements for Mon Power, Potomac Edison http://tdworld.com/news/west-virginia-commission-approves-tree-trimming-settlements-mon-power-potomac-edison <div class="node-body article-body">The Public Service Commission of West Virginia has approved settlement agreements allowing recovery of costs for enhanced tree-trimming programs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/west-virginia-commission-approves-tree-trimming-settlements-mon-power-potomac-edison" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/west-virginia-commission-approves-tree-trimming-settlements-mon-power-potomac-edison#comments News Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:25:00 +0000 80721 at http://tdworld.com <p>The aerial saw trims a transmission right-of-way, able to reach all tree limbs no matter how high from the ground.</p> More on Wildfire Risk Management http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/more-wildfire-risk-management <div class="node-body article-body">Let’s re-cap. In your efforts to manage the risk of power line initiated wildfires you either have or are working on mapping wildfire risk across your service territory</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/more-wildfire-risk-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/more-wildfire-risk-management#comments Insights Vegetation Management Tue, 12 Jan 2016 16:32:00 +0000 80711 at http://tdworld.com Sam Camp/iStock/Thinkstock Utility Crews Clean Up After Massive December Storm http://tdworld.com/news/utility-crews-clean-after-massive-december-storm <div class="node-body gallery-body">Tornadoes, flooding, ice and snow hit the United States over the past week as utility crews worked over the holidays to restore power in various parts of the country.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/utility-crews-clean-after-massive-december-storm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/utility-crews-clean-after-massive-december-storm#comments News Gallery Tue, 29 Dec 2015 19:55:00 +0000 80191 at http://tdworld.com LREC Achieves $1 Million in Annual Cost Savings http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/lrec-achieves-1-million-annual-cost-savings <div class="field-byline"> Tim Thompson, Lake Region Electric Cooperative </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cooperative finds a solution to reduce workload and slash budget, all while enhancing safety, rate stabilization and reliability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/lrec-achieves-1-million-annual-cost-savings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/lrec-achieves-1-million-annual-cost-savings#comments Vegetation Management Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:38:00 +0000 80111 at http://tdworld.com <p>With an average annual snowfall of 48 inches, and frequent ice storms and blizzards, LREC crews are regularly challenged by weather events.</p> Vegetation Management in the News http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/vegetation-management-news <div class="node-body article-body">Not infrequently I’ve been accused of being too serious</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/vegetation-management-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/vegetation-management-news#comments Insights Vegetation Management Mon, 07 Dec 2015 19:32:00 +0000 79221 at http://tdworld.com ATC’s Environmental Commitment Aims to Benefit Pollinators http://tdworld.com/news/atc-s-environmental-commitment-aims-benefit-pollinators <div class="node-body article-body">Seeding along the Oak Leaf Trail bike path in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, earlier last month will provide native ground cover for urban wildlife and eventually attract diminishing populations of pollinators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/atc-s-environmental-commitment-aims-benefit-pollinators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/atc-s-environmental-commitment-aims-benefit-pollinators#comments News Mon, 07 Dec 2015 19:23:00 +0000 79211 at http://tdworld.com Met-Ed Completes Inspections and Maintenance Prior to Winter Weather http://tdworld.com/news/met-ed-completes-inspections-and-maintenance-prior-winter-weather <div class="node-body article-body">In preparation for winter, Metropolitan Edison is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance on weather-sensitive equipment across its service area. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/met-ed-completes-inspections-and-maintenance-prior-winter-weather" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/met-ed-completes-inspections-and-maintenance-prior-winter-weather#comments News Mon, 07 Dec 2015 19:02:00 +0000 79191 at http://tdworld.com Avista Wraps Up Service Restoration After Historic Wind Storm http://tdworld.com/news/avista-wraps-service-restoration-after-historic-wind-storm <div class="node-body article-body">The wind storm that hit eastern Washington and northern Idaho on Nov. 17 was the worst storm in Avista Corp.'s 126-year history. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/avista-wraps-service-restoration-after-historic-wind-storm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/avista-wraps-service-restoration-after-historic-wind-storm#comments News Mon, 30 Nov 2015 19:18:00 +0000 79201 at http://tdworld.com LiDAR Services Contracted for Vegetation Management Project http://tdworld.com/news/lidar-services-contracted-vegetation-management-project <div class="node-body article-body">LiDAR Services is preparing to work on an aerial LiDAR survey of existing transmission lines for thermal rating, NERC compliance and vegetation management for a large electrical utility.</div> <div 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