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.
Electric Utility Operations

Compact Emergency Spill Kit Earns Industrial Hygiene Award

April 3, 2024
The Andax Combo Pac with PPE won the award in the Emergency Preparedness and Response category.
Electric Utility Operations

SRP Line Crews Will Bring Electricity to Remote Homes in Navajo Nation for the Fifth Year

April 3, 2024
Fourteen lineworkers from SRP are traveling from Arizona to the Navajo Nation to volunteer for the Light Up Navajo project.
Photo by EnergyUnited.
Electric Utility Operations

EnergyUnited Transforms Substation Inspection Processes

April 2, 2024
Despite a bumpy start, EnergyUnited overcomes substation inspection hurdles to transform its processes, maximize talent and improve efficiency.
Electric Utility Operations

ComEd's Emergency Roadside Charger Jumpstarts the Fleet Supporting the Grid

April 1, 2024
The mobile charging system provides roadside charging for new all-electric fleet vehicles.