T&D World Magazine

Stormy Weather

Utilities need to be prepared for the worst — it often happens.

Ask Rodney Blevins, vice president of distribution operations for Dominion Virginia Power, how many storm restorations efforts he has been on, and it only takes him a second to reply. “Too many,” Blevins blurts out. “I don't think I've missed a major hit in a dozen years.”

Blevins also can tick off a wide-ranging litany of significant meteorological events on the East Coast of the United States he has seen just in the past few years — everyt

Register to view the full article

Registration on tdworld.com allows you exclusive access to high-value content such as Transmission & Distribution World supplements: Smart Grid, Renewables, Vegetation Management, Linemen, and Hurricane Sandy.

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish