Programs http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7398/more en Top 5 Imperatives of an IVM Contract http://tdworld.com/programs/top-5-imperatives-ivm-contract <div class="field-byline"> Lee Atkins, Progressive Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Including these elements will help ensure your vegetation management program hits its mark.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/programs/top-5-imperatives-ivm-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/programs/top-5-imperatives-ivm-contract#comments Programs Wed, 03 Jun 2015 04:46:00 +0000 69071 at http://tdworld.com Community Embraces Grow-Low Message http://tdworld.com/programs/community-embraces-grow-low-message <div class="field-byline"> Janssen Baij and Ben Gura, American Transmission Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">American Transmission Co. encourages landowners and communities to grow smart near transmission line rights-of-way.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/programs/community-embraces-grow-low-message" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/programs/community-embraces-grow-low-message#comments Programs Wed, 03 Jun 2015 04:34:00 +0000 69061 at http://tdworld.com <p>ATC&rsquo;s Ben Gura walks a right-of-way with Davey Resource Group&rsquo;s Katie Canfield to evaluate the effects of prior IVM techniques and to plan for the next phase.</p> Shelter From the Storm http://tdworld.com/programs/shelter-storm <div class="node-body article-body">Having a good IVM program in place helps utilities respond to outages quickly and efficiently.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/programs/shelter-storm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/programs/shelter-storm#comments Programs Wed, 03 Jun 2015 04:14:00 +0000 69041 at http://tdworld.com <p>A SMUD lineman inspects vegetation near a distribution line during a routine pruning cycle.</p> Trim Trees, Trim Costs, Trim Outages http://tdworld.com/programs/trim-trees-trim-costs-trim-outages <div class="field-byline"> By Jim Wiseman, Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative adopts a comprehensive vegetation management program that produces drastic outage reductions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/programs/trim-trees-trim-costs-trim-outages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/programs/trim-trees-trim-costs-trim-outages#comments Programs Vegetation Management Wed, 09 Oct 2013 20:09:00 +0000 34721 at http://tdworld.com <p> The Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative territory spans more than 6,500 sq miles in the volcanic Jemez Mountains in New Mexico.</p> Utility Arborist Association President's Letter http://tdworld.com/regulations-amp-standards/utility-arborist-association-presidents-letter <div class="field-byline"> Anne Beard, President of the Utility Arborist Association </div> <div class="field-deck"> From the desk of the president: Let’s Be Proactive </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some people say vegetation management on utility rights-of-way is like purchasing an insurance policy. That’s an interesting statement worth exploring in greater detail.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/regulations-amp-standards/utility-arborist-association-presidents-letter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/regulations-amp-standards/utility-arborist-association-presidents-letter#comments Programs Regulations & Standards Silver Tue, 25 Jun 2013 21:22:00 +0000 28081 at http://tdworld.com <p> Utility Arborist Association President&#39;s Letter</p> Proactive Approach Boosts Reliability in Texas http://tdworld.com/programs/proactive-approach-boosts-reliability-texas <div class="field-byline"> By Adam Duncan and Brian Garcia, Entergy Texas Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Consistent pole inspections and vegetation management techniques keep power lines in top-performing condition. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/programs/proactive-approach-boosts-reliability-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/programs/proactive-approach-boosts-reliability-texas#comments Features Programs Fri, 14 Jun 2013 15:32:00 +0000 27721 at http://tdworld.com GIS Enhances Hazard Tree Control http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/gis-enhances-hazard-tree-control <div class="field-byline"> Comfort Manyame, Mid-South Synergy Electric Coop </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Mid-South Synergy uses a GIS-based spatial analysis plan to control and schedule vegetation management activities.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mid-South Synergy Electric Cooperative's mostly rural 1,635-sq mile (4,235-sq km) service territory spans six Texas counties: Brazos, Grimes, Madison,</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/gis-enhances-hazard-tree-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/gis-enhances-hazard-tree-control#comments Programs Vegetation Management dead GIS Mid-South ROW Soil Synergy tdworld.com/vegetationmanagement tdworld.com/vegetationmanagement/programs Texas Tree trees TX140 Type vegetation Fri, 01 Mar 2013 17:00:00 +0000 22752 at http://tdworld.com Urban Trees Present a Significant Challenge http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/urban-trees-present-significant-challenge <div class="field-byline"> Carlos Alberto de Sousa and Henrique Diniz, Cemig; Ruibran Janu&amp;#225;rio dos Reis, Pont&amp;#237;fica </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Cemig's Wind Corridor Project matches risk to response on the Belo Horizonte distribution system.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Known as the Garden City, Belo Horizonte the capital of Minas Gerais, located in southeastern Brazil has more than 300,000 trees with a green area index</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/urban-trees-present-significant-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/urban-trees-present-significant-challenge#comments Programs Vegetation Management Belo CEMIG corridor Distribution Gerais Horizonte km Minas storms tdworld.com/vegetationmanagement tdworld.com/vegetationmanagement/programs Universidade Urban Wind Tue, 01 Jan 2013 17:00:00 +0000 16809 at http://tdworld.com SECO Clears the Way http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/seco-clears-way <div class="field-byline"> Ken Lacasse, Sumter Electric Cooperative Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Florida-based cooperative improves reliability and speeds storm restoration with integrated vegetation management. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sumter Electric Cooperative Inc. is skillfully managing what was once a tricky balancing act. The Florida electric cooperative is deeply committed to</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/seco-clears-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/seco-clears-way#comments Asset Management Service Programs Vegetation Management Sat, 01 Sep 2012 16:00:00 +0000 3834 at http://tdworld.com Duck River Electric Clears the Way http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/duck-river-electric-clears-way <div class="field-byline"> Michael Watson and Jim Barnhart, Duck River Electric Membership Corp. </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Integrated vegetation management tames right-of-way management issues.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are you going to do, trim the entire town? was the pointed question asked at a Duck River Electric Membership Corp. (DREMC) meeting in the mid-1990s.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/duck-river-electric-clears-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/duck-river-electric-clears-way#comments Programs Vegetation Management ACRT Community Corp DREMC Duck electric Management members Membership program River tdworld.com/vegetationmanagement tdworld.com/vegetationmanagement/programs Tennessee vegetation Sun, 01 Jul 2012 16:00:00 +0000 13302 at http://tdworld.com