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Dow Electrical and Telecommunication's 'Can You Dig It?' Campaign
16.04.2014
Transmission and Distribution World's Lauren Watters interviews Dow's Damien Polansky about its "Can You Dig It" campaign for utility construction owners. Polansky also addresses the value of intelligent undergrounding. read more

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Newpark Mats on DURA-BASE Mats and New Cleaning System
16.04.2014
Meghan Rabalais from Newpark Mats and Integrated Services introduces their flagship DURA-BASE composite matting system and a brand new mat cleaning system. read more

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Transmission Tower and Substation Maintenance: Curt Hickcox of Public Utilities Maintenance
16.04.2014
Curt Hickcox discusses issues surrounding transmission towers and substation maintenance. read more

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Safe Crimping Tool: Larry Kotars from Huskie Tools Introduces the SL-510
16.04.2014
Larry Kotars from Huskie Tools introduces the new SL-510. The first inline 12-ton tool for application on crimping. read more

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Cable Installation Complete at Sydney Olympic Park Project
16.04.2014
Civil work to install new cables in Sydney Olympic Park is now complete, with conduits installed between Mason Park and Bicentennial Park. read more

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PG&E Announces Reward For Information On Metcalf Substation Attack
16.04.2014
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is contributing a $250,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) who fired gunshots that caused extensive damage to its Metcalf Transmission Substation near San Jose nearly one year ago. read more

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Electric Grid Safety Hinges on Partnership and Information Sharing
16.04.2014
Electric utilities have been focused on improving the safety and reliability of the complex and dynamic electric grid for years, testified Sue Kelly, president and CEO of the American Public Power Association. read more

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Ameren Illinois Electric Modernization Plan on Track
16.04.2014
Ameren Illinois has exceeded its yearly reliability performance goals required by the state's Energy Infrastructure Modernization Act (EIMA). read more

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ITC Holdings Outlines New Five-Year Plan
16.04.2014
ITC Holdings Corp. has announced its new five-year capital investment plan of approximately $4.5 billion for the period 2014 through 2018, as a part of a comprehensive strategic update. read more

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Jersey Central Power & Light Hires New Meter Readers to Help Improve Customer Service
16.04.2014
As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance customer service, Jersey Central Power & Light has hired 15 new meter readers who have been deployed throughout the company's 13 county service area. read more

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Young People and Women in the Utility Industry
16.04.2014
Transmission & Distribution World Magazine's Paul Mauldin interviewed Kelly Joeckel from ONCOR about women and young workers in the utility industry. read more

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ABB's Adam Guglielmo on Tropos Acquisition
16.04.2014
ABB's Adam Guglielmo talks with Transmission & Distribution World's Paul Mauldin about how grid modernization and smart grid helped them acquire Tropos. read more

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Brittany Nottingham with ABB on Medium Voltage Switchgear
16.04.2014
Paul Mauldin talks with Brittany Nottingham from ABB about medium voltage and the challenges surrounding it.

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Utility Nightmares: Distributed Generation and Halving Electricity Consumption
16.04.2014
While many utility executives attribute much of their predicted market challenges to the rise of photovoltaics and net metering, they actually have much more to worry about.

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Clean Energy Investment Rises 9 Percent, Led by Solar-Power Demand
16.04.2014
Clean energy investment rose by 9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier on surging demand for rooftop solar panels from the U.S. to Japan.

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How One State’s Net Metering Expansion Offers a Model to the Nation
16.04.2014
While battles rage with utilities taking on both solar customers and businesses around the country, Vermont has quietly expanded its net metering program by nearly four-times without so much as a skirmish. Net metering gives renewable energy customers full, fair credit on their utility bills for the excess clean power they deliver to the grid. Verm

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Run-of-River Hydropower Market Worth $1.4 Billion in 10 Years, Says Tocardo
16.04.2014
Tocardo International BV, a Dutch maker of turbines that generate power from water, said the market for installing its devices in rivers may be worth as much as 1 billion euros ($1.4 billion) in 10 years’ time.

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Where’s the Heat? Geothermal Industry Seeks Resource Assessment Tools to Spur Development
16.04.2014
Commissioning a geothermal project is no easy task. Of all the renewable energy technologies, it has one of the longest project lead times – it can take an average of eight years from start to finish. Due to its heavy front-end expense, developers must be as certain as possible that they are spending time and money on a viable resource. So when drilling through hot rock, imagine the developer’s surprise — and utter disappointment — when equipment suddenly melts away after hitting magma.

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Komissio uhkaa Suomea 19 200 euron sakoilla päivässä
16.04.2014
Suomi voi saada mittavat sakot siitä, että se on laiminlyönyt energiatehokkuusdirektiivin toimeenpanon.

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10 Big Booths at the 2014 IEEE PES T&D Expo
16.04.2014
T&D World Managing Editor Emily Saarela toured the show floor today, looking for the biggest and coolest exhibits. Here are a few of those amazing sights. read more

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System Integrates Electronic Gas Monitoring and Network Manageability
15.04.2014
Solon Manufacturing Co.’s Pressure Switch Division has released the new 2TC Smart Switch Monitoring System. This advanced system integrates electronic gas monitoring and network manageability while incorporating the design, reliable gas interface, and proven protection of its mechanical SF 6 Gas Density Switch predecessor. read more

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Personal Voltage Detector Provides Extra Level of Safety
15.04.2014
HDE's V-Watch Personal Voltage Detector is worn on the outside of clothing at mid-torso and provides that extra level of safety by detecting and alerting you to the presence of electrical fields or energized electrical equipment read more

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Remote Switch Actuators Support ABB Sace Megamax F-Series Circuit Breakers
15.04.2014
CBS ArcSafe has introduced its remote switch actuator for ABB/Sace Megamax F-Series low-voltage power circuit breakers. read more

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New Seismic Shock System Helps Protect Power Grid
15.04.2014
ITT Corp.’s Control Technologies business is partnering with the Power Transmission Division of Siemens AG to engineer new seismic damping and isolation systems. read more

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CG Installs Substation Automation System at Latin America's Largest Photovoltaic Power Plant
15.04.2014
Avantha Group Co. CG’s Automation Business Unit has installed in the Llanos de LLampo substation in Chile a complete 61850 SAS based on ZIV protection IEDs and a SAS gateway. read more

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A Night at the Museum
15.04.2014
Vito Longo, Technical Editor Images from the Museum of Science and Industry opening reception. read more

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Fennovoima etsii omistajia vielä kesän loppuun
15.04.2014
Pyhäjoen ydinvoimalalle etsitään yhä uusia suomalaisomistajia. Venäläinen Rosatom on valmis ostamaan sen mitä saa, mutta enemmistö pysyy yhtiön mukaan silti suomalaisten käsissä.

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An Enormous Question for ‘Solar Choice’
15.04.2014
Two weeks ago, Minnesota’s Public Utilities Commission ratified the first-ever statewide policy for setting a fair and transparent price on solar energy. This week, a coalition of companies that provide leasing contracts for solar to home and business customers declared war on this “value of solar” policy, and pretty much every financial model for

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CEO of German Utility RWE Says It Should Have Invested in Renewable Energy Sooner
15.04.2014
What’s a beleaguered utility to do when forced by the government to close its profitable nuclear power plants?

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Turning the Tide on Barrage Technology
15.04.2014
For countless centuries the power of the tides has been known and understood. It is perhaps remarkable that this prodigious energy been used to generate electricity only within the last half a century. In a bid to rectify this apparent omission, over recent years significant research and development dollars have been ploughed into the development of numerous novel marine hydrokinetic technologies, such as tidal current turbines, which are only now emerging commercially.

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