Electric Utility Operations

Spider Excavators In Action

Nov. 29, 2023
These walking excavators can safely and efficiently operate on rocks, in mud, snow and water up to five feet deep and can install SuperNails, SuperMicropiles, rock bolts and tension...
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Electric Utility Operations

Rodeo Family Album

Oct. 30, 2023
Lineworker families support their men and women in more ways than one, and one way is to cheer them on at the annual International Lineman's Rodeo.
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New Line Life Podcast: 2023 Lineman's Rodeo Week, Part 1: Competitors and Supporters

Oct. 20, 2023
This podcast episode features live interviews with journeymen lineworkers, apprentices and supporters.
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Electric Utility Operations

Evergy Demo Trailer Sparks Importance of Safety

Oct. 19, 2023
A team from Evergy demonstrated the power of electricity and the need for proper PPE during the 2023 Lineman's Rodeo Safety and Training Conference.
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Electric Utility Operations

Sharing Stories and Saving Lives

Oct. 17, 2023
The 2023 International Lineman's Rodeo Safety and Training Conference offered strategies for lineworkers to stay safe in the field.
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Electric Utility Operations

2023 Rodeo Trade Night: a Lineworker Tradition

Oct. 17, 2023
This year, lineworkers and their families were swapping not only T-shirts, but also hats, glasses, bottle openers and even lightning bolt earrings.
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2023 Apprentices in the Spotlight

Oct. 16, 2023
The apprentices showcased their skills and training at the Lineman's Rodeo.
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Electric Utility Operations

2023 Lineman's Rodeo: Lights, Camera, Crews in Action

Oct. 16, 2023
Lineworker teams focused on safety, teamwork and speed during the competition.
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2023 Trees & Utilities: Live from Pittsburgh

Sept. 19, 2023
The annual event brings utility vegetation management professionals together for networking and education.
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Central East Energy Connect Transmission Project Progresses

April 25, 2023
The comprehensive upgrade of transmission lines between Marcy in Oneida County and New Scotland in Albany County supports the smooth transmission of clean energy across the state...
Electric Utility Operations

A Day of Celebration for the Line Trade

April 18, 2023
Utilities nationwide took to social media to honor their special line crews during the 2023 National Lineworkers Appreciation Day.
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Day in the Life: Eversource's First Female Underground Troubleshooter

March 15, 2023
Tammy Pease works in downtown Boston to restore power and troubleshoot electrical issues underground.
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Electric Utility Operations

A Team Approach to Trauma Response Training

March 6, 2023
Colorado Springs Utilities is collaborating with the local fire department, EMS and Life Flight to provide real-world training for field crews.
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Electric Utility Operations

Animal Intruders: The Critters Behind the Outages

Feb. 27, 2023
When the lights go out, it could be due to a severe storm or a curious animal. Here are some of the top causes of wildlife-caused outages.
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High and Dry: JCP&L Shares Substation Hardening to Mitigate Flooding

Feb. 14, 2023
JCP&L invested $16.1 million as part of its Reliability Plus infrastructure investment plan to keep substation equipment dry during major weather events.