News http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7397/more en Vegetation Management Calculator Estimates over $1 Billion in Savings for Utilities http://tdworld.com/news/vegetation-management-calculator-estimates-over-1-billion-savings-utilities <div class="node-body article-body">GeoDigital has partnered with The McDonnell Group to launch an online calculator that provides an estimate of the potential financial benefit of moving from human-based to digital-based patrol for vegetation inspection. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/vegetation-management-calculator-estimates-over-1-billion-savings-utilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/vegetation-management-calculator-estimates-over-1-billion-savings-utilities#comments News Tue, 14 Jul 2015 16:10:00 +0000 71021 at http://tdworld.com Mon Power Uses Aerial Saw for Tree Trimming Program http://tdworld.com/news/mon-power-uses-aerial-saw-tree-trimming-program <div class="node-body article-body">Mon Power is using helicopters equipped with aerial saws to trim trees and maintain clearances along hard-to-access transmission and distribution corridors throughout its service area.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/mon-power-uses-aerial-saw-tree-trimming-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/mon-power-uses-aerial-saw-tree-trimming-program#comments News Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:48:00 +0000 71011 at http://tdworld.com A close-up of the aerial saw on the ground, with rotary blades and box housing the motor. Ergon Energy and SaskPower Awarded EEI’s 2015 International Edison Award http://tdworld.com/news/ergon-energy-and-saskpower-awarded-eei-s-2015-international-edison-award <div class="node-body article-body">Ergon Energy Corporation, Ltd. of Australia and Saskatchewan Power Corporation of Canada have both received the Edison Electric Institute’s 2015 International Edison Award, the electric power industry’s most prestigious honor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/ergon-energy-and-saskpower-awarded-eei-s-2015-international-edison-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/ergon-energy-and-saskpower-awarded-eei-s-2015-international-edison-award#comments News Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:27:00 +0000 70391 at http://tdworld.com PPL Electric Partners with GeoDigital to Better Manage Vegetation http://tdworld.com/news/ppl-electric-partners-geodigital-better-manage-vegetation <div class="node-body article-body">GeoDigital has announced its transmission industry vegetation solution has been selected by PPL Electric Utilities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/ppl-electric-partners-geodigital-better-manage-vegetation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/ppl-electric-partners-geodigital-better-manage-vegetation#comments News Fri, 05 Jun 2015 20:14:00 +0000 69301 at http://tdworld.com FirstEnergy Receives Tree Care Award from National Arbor Day Foundation http://tdworld.com/news/firstenergy-receives-tree-care-award-national-arbor-day-foundation <div class="node-body article-body">FirstEnergy Corp. and its 10 utility companies have been recognized as a Tree Line USA utility for the 17th straight year by the National Arbor Day Foundation</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/firstenergy-receives-tree-care-award-national-arbor-day-foundation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/firstenergy-receives-tree-care-award-national-arbor-day-foundation#comments News Fri, 05 Jun 2015 19:56:00 +0000 69291 at http://tdworld.com <p>West Penn Power forester Chip Brown examines deteriorating bark on an ash tree damaged by the emerald ash borer. Stricken trees die in a matter of months and rot rapidly, posing a hazard to nearby power lines.</p> PECO Invests $670,000 in Tree Trimming http://tdworld.com/news/peco-invests-670000-tree-trimming <div class="node-body article-body">PECO is investing $670,000 in vegetation management along 263 miles of aerial electric lines to improve electric service for more than 96,000 customers in southeastern Montgomery and northeastern Philadelphia counties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/peco-invests-670000-tree-trimming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/peco-invests-670000-tree-trimming#comments News Fri, 05 Jun 2015 18:30:00 +0000 69281 at http://tdworld.com Bayer CropScience Commits to Over $100,000 to Improve Pollinator and Wildlife Habitats http://tdworld.com/news/bayer-cropscience-commits-over-100000-improve-pollinator-and-wildlife-habitats <div class="node-body article-body">Bayer CropScience LP is investing over $100,000 in a project with Integrated Vegetation Management Partners, Inc., designed to improve and expand pollinator and wildlife habitats </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/bayer-cropscience-commits-over-100000-improve-pollinator-and-wildlife-habitats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/bayer-cropscience-commits-over-100000-improve-pollinator-and-wildlife-habitats#comments News Tue, 12 May 2015 17:20:00 +0000 67881 at http://tdworld.com DykyoStudio/iStock/Thinkstock Ohio Edison's 2015 Tree Trimming Program Underway http://tdworld.com/news/ohio-edisons-2015-tree-trimming-program-underway <div class="node-body article-body">Ohio Edison continues to conduct tree trimming and other vegetation management work in communities across its 36-county service area in Ohio as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/ohio-edisons-2015-tree-trimming-program-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/ohio-edisons-2015-tree-trimming-program-underway#comments News Tue, 12 May 2015 17:09:00 +0000 67871 at http://tdworld.com <p><span class="meta-field photo-desc ">Tree trimmers from Asplundh Tree Experts tackle a FirstEnergy power line right-of-way, cutting branches to help maintain proper clearances around electrical equipment and help protect against tree-related outages. </span></p> JCP&L Plans to Trim Trees Along 3,300 Miles of Power Lines http://tdworld.com/news/jcpl-plans-trim-trees-along-3300-miles-power-lines <div class="node-body article-body">Jersey Central Power & Light planned to trim trees in 60 municipalities during March to help maintain proper clearances around electrical equipment and help prevent tree-related damage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/jcpl-plans-trim-trees-along-3300-miles-power-lines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/jcpl-plans-trim-trees-along-3300-miles-power-lines#comments News Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:40:00 +0000 66461 at http://tdworld.com PSEG Long Island Wins Tree Line USA Award http://tdworld.com/news/pseg-long-island-wins-tree-line-usa-award <div class="node-body article-body"><p>PSEG Long Island has received the Tree Line <span class="xn-location">USA</span> Award for 2014 by the National <span class="xn-chron">Arbor Day</span> Foundation. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/pseg-long-island-wins-tree-line-usa-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/pseg-long-island-wins-tree-line-usa-award#comments News Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:33:00 +0000 66451 at http://tdworld.com