Electric Utility Operations

Designed to help field supervisors improve the productivity and safety of their field workforce by focusing on issues related to linemen such as fall protection, storm response and infrastructure upgrades.



New Line Life Podcast: ICYMI: Rodeo Flashback

April 12, 2024
In this audio story, you can hear from three top journeyman teams who share their tips, techniques and memories from years of competition.

New Line Life Podcast: Apprentice Kris Onda of CORE Electric Cooperative

April 5, 2024
This Colorado fourth-step apprentice works to keep the power flowing for the cooperative's members living in the mountains.
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Transmission Reliability

Texas’ Long Road to Reliability

April 1, 2024
Texas has emerged from two winter storms in the three years since Uri with no major issues, but recommended reliability plans are still not fully implemented.

Line Life Podcast: ICYMI: Powering Puerto Rico

March 22, 2024
This episode features the third article featured in the 2023 Lineworker Supplement about LUMA's grid modernization projects underway in Puerto Rico .

Line Life Podcast: Featuring Corry Ruch of Hydro One and MCC's Susan Blaser

March 15, 2024
Corry Ruch, a power line technician for Hydro One, and Susan Blaser, a lead line technician training program coordinator at MCC, share their stories of working in the line trade...



Line Life Podcasts

Jan. 18, 2024
Line Life podcast episodes air every Friday, covering everything and anything linework, available on podbean.

Transforming Grid Resiliency Through Drone-Driven Condition-Based Maintenance

April 1, 2024
IntroductionWhen pondering the challenges utilities face, a critical question arises: how can we solve the paradox of expanding scope against dwindling resources? Amidst an uncertain...

Power Line Access Solutions | YAK ACCESS

April 1, 2024
Choosing an access provider can make or break your project. Our team of access experts can handle your project from start to finish.
Vegetation Management

LUMA Energy's Work Plan For Puerto Rico

March 25, 2024
The utility aims to boost reliability and resiliency by focusing on vegetation management, automation and substation modernization.
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Smart Utility

How Automation Can Help the Utilities Industry Address the Impending Workforce Gap

March 22, 2024
The fact that the P&U (power and utilities) industry is staring down the threat of a significant workforce shortage is undeniable. Over the course of the next ten years, the...