National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 70E-2009 requires protection of electrical personnel against arc flash hazards.
What if you found out putting on a jacket would save your life-would you take the time to put it on?
Don't wait until an arc flash causes damage and injury before you are prepared for it.
Mobile technologies are essential to supporting the mission of utility field workers. When an employee is armed with the right combination of device, network and application, he or she can easily perform the increasingly complex data management and communications tasks operators require.
In power utility networks, the move is away from the legacy communications infrastructure and toward Ethernet transport and Internet Protocol (IP) or packet-based networks.
The utility industry has the largest number of mobile workers in the U.S. Up to 50 percent of a typical utility's or utility contracting company's workers are considered mobile.
Power distribution equipment might not be considered the most exciting or revolutionary technology.
The 29th Annual International Lineman's Rodeo was held Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in Bonner Springs, Kan., a suburb of Kansas City. Kansas City Power & Light and Westar Energy were the host utilities.
How Hurricane Sandy may have impacted New York Independent System Operator's "2012 Reliability Needs Assessment Report" and broadened the range of technical solutions considered for improved grid reliability.
A day in the life of a utility vehicle involves more than getting from point A to point B. From terrain challenges to load bearing requirements, the utility industry presents a variety of work situations and demands that make it almost impossible to spec a one-size-fits-all vehicle solution.
Regulatory requirements governing fuel economy, emissions and safety have turned work trucks into rolling computers.
Selecting the correct global positioning system (GPS) tracking solution for your business can be a difficult decision.
Some of us live in parts of the world where accessibility to dependable power is taken for granted. But power shortages, rolling brownouts and regional blackouts continue to challenge global power systems.
If I say Tyco, WorldCom, Enron and Author Anderson, what do you think? Fraud? Stealing? Deceit? Valueless? Scandal? Bankruptcy?