Vegetation Management http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7393/more en DTE Electric to Continue Multi-Year Effort to Improve Reliability http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/dte-electric-continue-multi-year-effort-improve-reliability <div class="node-body article-body">DTE Electric has filed a request with the Michigan Public Service Commission to continue a multi-year modernization of southeast Michigan's electric distribution infrastructure. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/dte-electric-continue-multi-year-effort-improve-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/dte-electric-continue-multi-year-effort-improve-reliability#comments News Overhead Distribution Smart Energy Consumer Wed, 10 Feb 2016 04:11:00 +0000 82041 at http://tdworld.com <p>DTE Residential Average Monthly Bill 2012-2017</p> 3D Virtual Decision-Making Platform For Transmission And Distribution Utilities http://tdworld.com/tools-technology/3d-virtual-decision-making-platform-transmission-and-distribution-utilities <div class="node-body article-body">GeoDigital International Inc. has introduced GeoDigital Insight, which enables utilities to remotely monitor and optimize their vast networks of transmission and distribution lines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/tools-technology/3d-virtual-decision-making-platform-transmission-and-distribution-utilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/tools-technology/3d-virtual-decision-making-platform-transmission-and-distribution-utilities#comments Tools & Technology Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:21:00 +0000 81991 at http://tdworld.com Keeping Mother Nature from Branching Into Power Lines http://tdworld.com/programs/keeping-mother-nature-branching-power-lines <div class="node-body gallery-body">With El Niño season around the corner, SCE’s vegetation management work takes on added importance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/programs/keeping-mother-nature-branching-power-lines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/programs/keeping-mother-nature-branching-power-lines#comments Programs Gallery Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:53:00 +0000 81981 at http://tdworld.com American Transmission Co. Awards $60,000 for Vegetation Plantings http://tdworld.com/news/american-transmission-co-awards-60000-vegetation-plantings <div class="node-body article-body">American Transmission Co. recently awarded $60,000 to 39 communities in its service area to plant trees and other vegetation through its Community Planting Program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/american-transmission-co-awards-60000-vegetation-plantings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/american-transmission-co-awards-60000-vegetation-plantings#comments News Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:38:00 +0000 81971 at http://tdworld.com weerapatkiatdumrong/iStock/Thinkstock Professional VM http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/professional-vm <div class="node-body article-body">Where did the expression ‘common sense’ come from when it often appears it is all but common?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/professional-vm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/professional-vm#comments Insights Vegetation Management Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:02:00 +0000 81961 at http://tdworld.com Huntstock/iStock/Thinkstock 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>