T&D World Magazine


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Vegetation Management

Top Solutions for Managing Brush and Fostering Natural Habitats

Feb. 24, 2017
Bayer delivers more than science-based solutions that were designed to maintain power and reduce risk by clearing brush from utility lines. Their solutions also enable desirable...
Photos courtesy of Derek Sebastian, Colorado State University
Vegetation Management

Advanced Control for the Restoration of Open Spaces

Feb. 21, 2017
Currently, invasive annual grasses are spreading at an alarming rate across the western U.S., out-competing native vegetation, degrading wildlife habitat
The grass in this photo is 25 days post Glyphosate Treatment. Photos courtesy of Derek Sebastian, Colorado State University
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Vegetation Management

The End of the Line for Resistant, Hard-to-Control Weeds

Feb. 21, 2017
Finale® VU is a non-selective contact herbicide that has a unique mode of action for hard-to-control weeds, including glyphosate- and sulfonylurea-resistant species
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Safety and Training

Complete hands-on electrical safety and maintenance training for Utilities

Feb. 14, 2017
Whether you’ve trained with AVO before or this is your first time, make sure you’re getting the most out of your training.
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White Papers

Battery-Monitoring System Improves Safety, Reliability, and Efficiency

Feb. 13, 2017
When management decided to purchase and install a new, vented lead-acid battery system at the Dogwood power plant, decision-makers also investigated the benefits of adding a continuous...
Kansas Municipal Utilities’ outdoor training grounds are visible through a wall of windows in the new center’s entry area.

Linemen Sharpen Skills at New Training Center

Jan. 25, 2017
Kansas Municipal Utilities opens new center to provide safety, training and development programs for municipal linemen.
Vegetation clearing contractors for Florida Power & Light help clear fallen debris and trees along neighborhood power lines in Oak Hill, Florida.
Electric Utility Operations

FPL’s Hardened System Withstands Hurricane

Jan. 25, 2017
Utilities and contractors came together to repair infrastructure and restore power following Hurricane Matthew.
Illustration shows the components of the Panasonic battery demonstration project.

Xcel Energy Investigates Use of Battery Storage

Jan. 25, 2017
Utility-scale and distributed energy storage projects are set to deliver benefits to the grid and Xcel Energy customers.
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Limiting Fault Currents

Jan. 24, 2017
British utility partners on the development of equipment to augment the tools available for solving excessive network fault current levels.