Overhead transmission lines distribute the majority of the electric energy in the system. A typical high-voltage line has three phase conductors to carry the current and transport the energy, and two grounded shield conductors to protect the line from direct lightning strikes. The usually bare conductors are insulated from the supporting towers by insulators attached
Eversource is making significant upgrades to improve its ability to deliver reliable, abundant power to Westhampton, Southampton and the commercially thriving town of Easthampton. The company recently completed a $2 million project to ensure that safe, dependable power continues to be available year-round in the three-town area. “We understand having enough electricity available when our
Aging energy generation and distribution infrastructure is rapidly becoming one of the biggest challenges facing utilities in developed countries. It has a huge impact on their ability to provide a reliable, cost effective and ‘future proof’ provision for end users. Many countries are facing huge costs associated with disruptions and Customer Minutes Lost (CML), as
Eight electric utilities and energy companies have announced an initiative to provide improved responses to major events affecting the electric transmission grid by giving transmission-owning entities access to domestically warehoused long lead-time critical equipment. Affiliates of American Electric Power, Berkshire Hathaway Energy, Duke Energy, Edison International, Eversource Energy, Exelon, Great Plains Energy, and Southern Co.
In an industry first, NM Group, Phoenix Air Unmanned and the Unmanned Safety Institute launch the “Utility Academy for Unmanned Aerial Systems”. The utility specific training course is designed to cater for management through to subject matter experts. Attendees will learn the regulatory, technical and commercial understanding required to effectively use UAS technology. The training