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: Line Monitoring, New York Style

May 24, 2024
This narrated version of T&D World's February 2024 cover story explores how NYPA uses fiber-optic sensing to identify power line conditions in real time.

Line Life Podcast: Problem Solvers, Part 1

May 17, 2024
Tim Barat worked as an electrician and lineworker in Australia before moving to California, where he partnered with UC-Berkeley alumni to co-found Gridware.

Line Life Podcast: ICYMI: Reflecting on a Tragic Night and Resilient Recovery

May 10, 2024
In this audio story, Marty T. Ivy, general superintendent, shares how Mayfield Electric & Water Systems navigated devastation and outages in the aftermath of a fatal tornado in...

New Line Life Podcast: Featuring Jason Mendoza of SDG&E

May 2, 2024
Jason Mendoza, a journeyman lineworker for SDG&E, is a military veteran and member of the transmission crew.

Line Life Podcast: ICYMI: Inventing Tools to Solve Field Challenges

April 26, 2024
This audio story showcases how Salt River Project's line crews are using new inventions to improve productivity and safety in the field.



Line Life Podcasts

Jan. 18, 2024
Line Life podcast episodes air every Friday, covering everything and anything linework, available on podbean.
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL)
Disaster Response

FPL Gears Up for Active Hurricane Season with Annual Drill and Grid Upgrades

May 15, 2024
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) conducts its annual storm drill, simulating a Category 4 hurricane, to fortify preparedness ahead of the 2024 hurricane season.
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Electric Utility Operations

Utility Broadband Alliance Backs Expansion to 5/5 Broadband Networks in 900 MHz Band

May 13, 2024
UBBA acknowledges the FCC's allocation of a 3/3 MHz broadband segment in the 900 MHz band and is now advocating for an expansion of this allocation to 5/5 MHz.
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Disaster Response

Duke Energy Restores Power To More Than 180,000 Customers Affected By Storms in Carolinas

May 13, 2024
The majority of customers are expected to be restored soon, while some customers in the most affected areas will face delays.
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Undersea Applications

World’s Largest-of-Its-Kind Power Line to Deliver Clean Power to 1.8 Million UK Homes

May 9, 2024
The power line, between UK and Netherlands, to be developed by National Grid Ventures and TenneT will deliver enough electricity to power more homes than Manchester and Birmingham...