News http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7397/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> 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 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 class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/lidar-services-contracted-vegetation-management-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/lidar-services-contracted-vegetation-management-project#comments News Tue, 10 Nov 2015 17:45:00 +0000 77861 at http://tdworld.com ArborMetrics Employees Establish Scholarship Fund at ACM http://tdworld.com/news/arbormetrics-employees-establish-scholarship-fund-acm <div class="node-body article-body">Six employees of ArborMetrics Solutions, Inc., who are graduates of the Allegany College of Maryland (ACM) forest technology program, have established a scholarship fund to assist forestry students at their alma mater. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/arbormetrics-employees-establish-scholarship-fund-acm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/arbormetrics-employees-establish-scholarship-fund-acm#comments News Tue, 10 Nov 2015 17:25:00 +0000 77851 at http://tdworld.com <p>Pictured, from left to right, are: ACM faculty members Steve Resh, Dr. Jim Howell and Marie Perrin-Miller; forest technology graduates Molly Delimont (2013) and George Sagal (2010); Dr. Cynthia Bambara, ACM president; forestry graduates Dale Hetrick (2013), Banner Mann (2011) and Jason Lamb (2013); David Jones, Foundation executive director; and John Jastrzembski, ACM faculty. (Not in Photo: Ronald Didyk &ndash; ArborMetrics Solutions)</p> Jury Finds Utilities to Blame in Las Conchas Fire http://tdworld.com/news/jury-finds-utilities-blame-las-conchas-fire <div class="node-body article-body">A jury decided last month that two utility companies hold most of the liability in one of the largest wildfires in New Mexico’s recorded history.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/jury-finds-utilities-blame-las-conchas-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/jury-finds-utilities-blame-las-conchas-fire#comments News Bet You Haven't Seen This Tue, 10 Nov 2015 17:12:00 +0000 77841 at http://tdworld.com Copyright Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images FPL Volunteers Help Plant Right Trees in Right Place http://tdworld.com/news/fpl-volunteers-help-plant-right-trees-right-place <div class="node-body article-body">Dozens of employees from Florida Power & Light Co. donated their time to help plant 500 seedlings in an endangered pine rockland area</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/fpl-volunteers-help-plant-right-trees-right-place" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/fpl-volunteers-help-plant-right-trees-right-place#comments News Tue, 13 Oct 2015 16:03:00 +0000 76591 at http://tdworld.com