Phillystran announces the Ultra 12 Dyneema and Dura 12 polyester pulling lines for stringing line equipment during transmission cable installation. Said to be easier to splice and stronger than other pulling lines, the 12 strand ropes are...
The Fort McMurray West 500-kV Transmission Project (WFMAC) hit its "construction complete" milestone 91 days ahead of schedule. Now that it has been energized, it has already begun its 35-year operating period...
Hawaiian Electric Co. has nearly 1300 structures on its 28 138-kV transmission circuits that span the island of Oahu. The system is isolated with no interconnections to other utilities. A single structure failure should not cause customer outages...
ATC finds pole reinforcement can extend the life of an existing asset and reduce overall upgrade costs.
More than 6200 customers to benefit from improved or new service.
This paper outlines the most common events that cause premature failure of pole structures, especially on sloping terrain, and provides pole line design engineers a proven method for calculating proper pole setting depth and location on slopes.
Met-Ed teams up with wildlife officials to discourage birds from nesting on poles with energized electrical equipment.
Electrification of transportation, heating and data application could significantly increase electricity demand and need for low-carbon and renewable generation resources, says WIRES report.
HVDC now considered a building block for a resilient, flexible and interconnected grid.
Unique loading situations, such as lattice tower deflections, must be examined carefully when planning rebuilds or work on existing structures.