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.

Highlights

Podcasts

New Line Life Podcast, Problem Solvers, Part 2

June 7, 2024
Bruce Thompson, a retired foreman, invented a new way for lineworkers to ensure proper positioning when working on poles.
Podcasts

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.
Podcasts

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.
Podcasts

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...
Podcasts

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.

Recommended

Podcasts

Line Life Podcasts

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

PUCO Approves Electric Security Plan For FirstEnergy's Three Ohio Electric Distribution Utilities

May 23, 2024
Under the plan, effective for five years beginning June 1, 2024, the utilities will continue to source electricity for its customers through a competitive bidding process.
Electric Utility Operations

Lineworker Focus: Colton and Dalton Dial

May 22, 2024
Line Technicians Colton and Dalton Dial are brothers in real life and in the line trade.
OSHA
Electric Utility Operations

Department of Labor Updates Hazard Communication Standard

May 22, 2024
The Department of Labor announced the final rule updating the Hazard Communication Standard to better protect workers and first responders,
Electric Utility Operations

Tempest Energy Wins Entergy’s 2024 Premier Supplier Storm Response Award

May 22, 2024
Storm response was one of nine awards categories for which suppliers were honored at a May 14 event hosted by Entergy.