Construction Equipment: ARS709 Hydraulic Puller for Underground Pulling Applications

Line construction: Condux Tesmec’s ARS709 hydraulic puller is for a wide range of underground pulling applications including power transmission and distribution cable installation.

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Electrical Tools: Kit Helps Installers Cut, Strip, Crimp Telecom Cables

Utility tools: IDEAL Electrical offers a kit that allows telecom installers to forego the cost of purchasing several different hand tools to cut, strip and crimp low voltage cables, plus have a ready supply of IDC connectors on-hand for their next job. Read more >

Handheld Voltage Detectors

Voltage measurement: HD Electric's Handheld Voltage Detectors consist of the LV-5 Stray Voltage Detector and the VP-1 Voltage Probe. These handheld voltage detectors are used to detect voltages starting at 5 Vac.

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Line Construction: Material Handling Attachments

Construction equipment: The DECKHAND product line by LaValley Industries brings a new level of flexibility and load control to material handling attachments.

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Six-ton Pistol Grip Crimping Tool

Utility equipment: Greenlee / A Textron Co., has added to its line of crimping tools with the 6-ton Pistol Grip, model EK622PLU. This crimping tool offers the ergonomics, intelligence and accountability that is found in all Greenlee Gator crimping prod... Read more >

Utility vehicles: RTF230 Rubber Tire Mulching Tractor for Vegetation Management

Vegetation management: Fecon Inc. offers the RTF230 Rubber Tire Mulching Tractor, a four-wheel drive, four-wheel steer machine that lends itself to very good tractive and handling capabilities.

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Featured Utility Products

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Fall protection: Wood pole fall restraint device


Safety products: The Jelco Pole Choker™ is cited to be the ultimate and most widely used wood pole fall restraint device in North America. This device was designed on the principles of a standard pole strap.

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Fleet management: Confirm fleet location with GPS vehicle tracking

07/29/2015 Vehicle tracking: With Verizon Networkfleet, you can have peace of mind that your utility fleet is where you expect them to be. Get actionable data that helps you verify when your fleet is on the job site, optimize fleet usage ...
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Utility tools: Adjustable-length screwdriver


Utility supplies: Klein Tools introduces adjustable-length screwdriver. Alter the length and bit you need on the fly.

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Substation hot stick is heavy duty


Safety products: Utility Solutions introduces a new telescoping, heavy-duty substation hot stick.

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Switchgear: Remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear


Circuit breakers: CBS ArcSafe introduces RRS-3 HK remote racking solution for HK-Style circuit breakers.

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Utility equipment: 100-ft. twist lock extension power cord


Utility supplies: Larson Electronics’ new 100-ft. extension cord with twist lock connectors ensures a tight connection when operating equipment in the work area.

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Voltage meter: High Voltage Digital Ammeter


Power meter: HD Electric Company’s HVA-2000 High Voltage Digital Ammeter is newly updated.

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Energy Storage Blog

Embracing NERC PRC-005-2 Compliance

NERC PRC-005-2, the new standard developed by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) for bulk power systems, went into effect last year. Here is a look at what makes this standard so unique and some tips on how best to comply.

Winter is Here: Batten Down the Hatches and Harden Your Systems

Utility designers are faced with a two-fold challenge: to enhance systems with new, more responsive smart grid technology, while hardening infrastructure to withstand future attacks from Mother Nature. 



Make your workplace safer with tips and insights from industry experts Matt Forck, a Certified Safety Professional and Journey Line Worker, and Bill Dampf, a Certified Safety Professional.


Bill Dampf is the retired Director of Corporate Safety and Health for a Midwest electric and natural gas utility. He has been in the safety profession for 35 years and an international speaker for 15.


Matt Forck, CSP and JLW, is a former journey lineworker and current board certified safety professional and keynote speaker supporting clients in over 10 countries.

Make Each Day Our First Day of Work

07/13/2015 For an electrical lineman, there is nothing you remember more than the first time you put your hands on energized primary.

“Make Them Thirsty for Safety”

02/09/2015 My challenge is to make every worker I encounter want to work safely. It’s a big challenge and one I can’t do alone. You s...

Hit Your Safety Sweet Spot

01/06/2015 What are the sweet spots or strengths of your safety process? If you can’t identify them, spend some time doing so, becaus...

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Riverside, California buys renewable energy from Iberdrola

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This Month's Issue

June 2015
Volume 19, Issue 6




Meter Socket Blank-Off Covers

AE Product’s Meter Socket Blank-Off Covers are a cost effective way to safely blank-off a Socket that is not in use. Available with or without blades. Color options and personalization available.

Meter Socket Gaskets

AEP’s Meter Socket Gaskets protects your Meters from moisture, insects, sand and other particles by providing a better seal between the meter and the meter socket cover.

Meter Socket Jumpers - Perfect for Submetering Applications

AEP’s Meter Socket Jumper offers a safe and easy means of bypassing a meter socket. The Socket Jumper can be used with either Ringless or Ring style Meters.

Meter Socket Converter

AE Product’s Meter Socket Converter (CNV) converts various Meter Forms to fit the desired application. 14S, 15S or 16S Socket to accept 2S Meter. Optional features available.

Service Disconnect Adapter with Electronic Meter Energizing

AEP’s Service Disconnect Adapter disconnects customer load but maintains power to the electronic meter. The meter maintains reading and communications links for AMR/AMI operations while only disabling the load side.