News http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7397/more en Delmarva Power Project to Benefit Centreville, Maryland http://tdworld.com/news/delmarva-power-project-benefit-centreville-maryland <div class="node-body article-body">To improve electric service reliability in Centreville, Maryland, Delmarva Power will replace several poles and upgrade associated infrastructure</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/delmarva-power-project-benefit-centreville-maryland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/delmarva-power-project-benefit-centreville-maryland#comments News Projects in Progress Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:22:00 +0000 73641 at http://tdworld.com Consumers Energy Makes $100,000 Available to Support Tree Planting in Michigan Communities http://tdworld.com/news/consumers-energy-makes-100000-available-support-tree-planting-michigan-communities <div class="node-body article-body">Consumers Energy is offering $100,000 in grants to Michigan communities this year to plant trees, an effort to encourage responsible tree planting and sustainable urban forests in communities across the state.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/consumers-energy-makes-100000-available-support-tree-planting-michigan-communities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/consumers-energy-makes-100000-available-support-tree-planting-michigan-communities#comments News Tue, 11 Aug 2015 19:11:00 +0000 72531 at http://tdworld.com Penelec Continues Tree Trimming Work to Enhance System Reliability http://tdworld.com/news/penelec-continues-tree-trimming-work-enhance-system-reliability <div class="node-body article-body">To help prevent service interruptions and enhance system reliability, Pennsylvania Electric Co. continues tree trimming work in communities across its 31-county service area in Pennsylvania, </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/penelec-continues-tree-trimming-work-enhance-system-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/penelec-continues-tree-trimming-work-enhance-system-reliability#comments News Tue, 11 Aug 2015 19:06:00 +0000 72521 at http://tdworld.com <p>Another FirstEnergy utility, 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> 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