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    St. Lucia: Island of Resilience
    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.
    Electric Utility Operations

    Faces of the Future in Line Work: Zackery Gough

    May 20, 2024
    Zackery Gough, a two-time champion in the apprentice division at the Lineman’s Rodeo, credits his success in his career so far to PEC’s apprenticeship program as well as his determinati...
    Vegetation Management

    Utility Vegetation Management in the Florida Keys

    May 16, 2024
    Florida Keys Electric Cooperative connects with the local community on vegetation management.
    Photo courtesy of Megger.

    Protect Wind Turbines from Lightning Strikes

    May 16, 2024
    Wind turbine owners and operators should ensure their lightning protection system has been installed correctly and regularly check it is working properly.
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    Smart Grid

    Moving to the Grid of the Future

    May 3, 2024
    Transforming the electric grid requires a coordinated strategy between technology, markets, and policy. The Office of Electricity is actively engaging all stakeholders.

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    Photo courtesy of ATC.
    Overhead Transmission

    T&D World Interview: ATC CEO Teresa Mogensen

    May 3, 2024
    Transmission utility ATC hired an industry veteran as its CEO, and she answers T&D World's questions about the utility industry.
    Grid hardening with covered conductor, wildlife covers, fire resistant wrapped wood pole, etc. Photo by SCE

    SCE Reduces Faults, Lowers Risk of Wildfire Ignitions

    May 2, 2024
    SCE's multi-layered approach effectively mitigates the wildfire challenge.
    Photo by Heimdall Power.
    Transmission Reliability

    Great River Energy Unlocks Hidden Transmission Capacity

    May 1, 2024
    By installing sensors to perform dynamic line ratings, the utility’s transmission line capacity improved more than 25%, nearly 70% of the time.
    Photo by LUCELEC
    Transmission Reliability

    Winds of Change for St. Lucia’s Electric Grid

    April 30, 2024
    The Caribbean island prepares its grid for a more resilient future by starting with an effective operation and maintenance plan.
    Energy Storage

    Disrupting Energy Storage

    April 25, 2024
    There’s a great deal of research taking place with battery technologies to find a viable alternative to lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, which will find its way to the power grid...
    Smart Grid

    Reimagining The Future Grid

    April 17, 2024
    Governmental inducements along with private investments are having a major impact in every sector of the grid. The DOE calls it 'reimagining and rebuilding the power grid,' and...