From developing a storm-resiliant grid to brush control and storm safety tips: we’re here to keep you updated and aware of the happenings in the electric power utility world.
Linemen news for February is finally out! “Faced with rapid evolution of generation, transmission and distribution technologies, utilities are poised to undergo their most visible transformation in more than a century. By actively pursuing grid modernization efforts now…” Read more on this and other power sector news.
Someone asked me…
“Why do you still travel to teach safety to utilities and linemen?” It was an honest question. With all the talk of linemen safety and being your brother’s keeper, it appears to be a conversation everyone has already had. So why do I continue to travel?
Because the conversation has just begun.
In this century, we expect that most people have some form of electricity at their disposal. But sadly, this is only true for most of us. Two villages in the region of Ixcán near the Mexican border, have never heard of electricity. That is, until now.
Three generations of the Bevins family have brought safety and efficiency to the dangerous jobs linemen do. Rich Bevins and his father have some valuable history to tell about Bevins Co., the life of linemen, and how keeping these guys safe on the line has been their number 1 priority for generations.