Transmission & Distribution


Delmarva Power seeks approval in Virginia for proposed 138-kV line


The company on Aug. 24 filed with Maryland state regulators for a CPCN to build the Maryland portion of the line 

PG&E repairing damaged transmission tower


PG&E is partnering with the California Highway Patrol and Caltrans to allow the work to be conducted safely 

BLM approves 485 MW Blythe Mesa Solar project in California


The facility should produce enough renewable energy to power more than 145,000 homes in California, Interior said in a news release

Intelligent Communications for a Dynamic Smart Grid

08/27/2015 The emergence of smart grid has created a dynamic electric power environment that is allowing utilities to meet profitability numbers and ensure th...

Addressing the Duck Curve With Integrated Energy Storage

08/27/2015 A quick Internet search reveals numerous articles that outline challenges posed by accelerated uptake of distributed renewables, in particular chan...

Vegetation Management on Federal Lands


FERC sent an official utility vegetation management (UVM) report to Congress on Sept. 7, 2004.

Priming the Power Sector: Will Performance Pay?

08/27/2015 Facing flat demand growth and other challenges to expected returns, electric utilities are searching for ways to maintain shareholder value through...

Potomac Edison replaces underground distribution cables

08/26/2015 Much of the cable replacement work is being done in residential subdivisions that were built years ago using an underground electric system 

VIDEO: Flexiwatts are what’s up with new energy efficiency report


Some 65 million U.S. customers have access to voluntary opt-in rate structures 

Cybersecurity group pushes utilities to step up their identity security game

08/25/2015 Electric utilities must and can now find ways to tighten up their networked controls over power generation, distribution and transmission 



Successfully Integrating Solar: A Proactive Approach

In this complimentary webcast, join DNV GL for a comprehensive look at all aspects of solar grid integration, including: Successfully Achieving High Penetration Hosting capacity studies High penet...
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Horizon Utilities Goes Mobile. Tablets…Then Ongoing Field Feedback Drives Success.

Horizon Utilities of Hamilton, Ontario went from paper to Tablet PCs over a 3 year period with significant results including immediate cost savings and improved productivity. Today, they have the l...
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Solar + Storage: Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges

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Storage Enters the Global Stage: What’s the value proposition for your region?

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The future of energy and utilities: An IBM point of view

Read this white paper for insight into the trends and factors driving the future of energy and utilities, and the resulting implications for the in...

Spotlight on Energy and Utilities: Featuring Research from Gartner

Read this issue of Spotlight on Energy & Utilities from IBM featuring research from Gartner to learn how to tap into the massive amounts of dat...

OSHA 1910.269 Question & Answer Sheet

Read this Q&A to learn about changes to federal regulations and how to select FR garments for employees working in the generation, transmission...

Is Direct View LED Ready?

If you’ve ever been to the Auto Show or taken in a game at a stadium with a video scoreboard, chances are you’ve noticed the brightness and color d...

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Standard H-Frames

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POWERGRID International

August 2015
Volume 20, Issue 8


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