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    The Carr Fire inflicted damage to the outer parts of Redding, California.Photo courtesy of Redding Rancheria Economic Development Corporation.
    The Carr Fire inflicted damage to the outer parts of Redding, California.
    Vegetation Management

    Vegetation Management: Learning from the Wisdom of Our Ancestors

    Sept. 8, 2023
    Understanding traditional land and vegetation management practices can shape modern strategies.
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    A California wind farm generates renewable energy.

    Cutting EV Load 12% in California

    Sept. 5, 2023
    A California electricity provider and its partners are creating a blueprint for other utilities to reduce overall grid strain.
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    500kV insulators heavily contaminated with bird droppings and pellets.
    Transmission Reliability

    Montana Utility Manages Raven Roosts on Towers

    Aug. 29, 2023
    NorthWestern Energy shares three strategies to reduce faults from the growing raven population.
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    Distributed Energy Resources

    Microgridation Is Changing The Power Grid

    Aug. 28, 2023
    Is decentralization the answer to extreme weather events fueled by global climate change?
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    Overhead Transmission

    A Big Step Forward on Transmission Infrastructure

    Aug. 25, 2023
    At the CAISO, we will continue to do all we can to make sure California has the infrastructure needed to operate a reliable, safe and cost-effective power system and look forward...

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    Overhead Distribution

    T&D World Live: For Utilities by Utilities

    Aug. 24, 2023
    Sharing information and best practices among companies in the same industry is usually uncommon. For electric utilities, however, it’s key to success.
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    Technological DNA: HVDC Advancement

    Aug. 24, 2023
    The 40-year-old Châteauguay HVDC back-to-back converter station refurbishment represents more than an upgrade; it’s transformational in its scope.
    Photo courtesy of Hitachi Energy.
    Protecting the power grid from overvoltages and service interruptions can be done with a targeted maintenance approach.
    Vegetation Management

    Digital Tools Can Help Address Vegetation Hazards

    Aug. 22, 2023
    New digital tools enable utilities to protect the grid by providing better ways to address power surges and vegetation hazards.
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    IIJA, IRA and Private Funding Propel Renewable Energy Development

    Aug. 22, 2023
    The White House announced in May 2023 that $220 billion in funding from the IIJA has been released so far. The money is being used on more than 32,000 projects across 4,500 communities...