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Linemen News: February 2019

Linemen NewsEnerSys Expands Capacity Range of PowerSafe Batteries

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 — deploying smart devices, predictive analytics and active network management strategies — they can overcome the pitfalls of aging infrastructure assets and meet rising customer demand for clean energy, reliability and lower carbon footprint.


Bidgely AI platform targets better efficiency, load-shaping solutions for utilities

The number of devices connected to the grid is growing at breakneck speed, ideally providing utilities an opportunity to control and coordinate them while balancing the grid. But analysts say that absent help from technology, the process of integrating the growing number of devices will quickly outstrip utility capabilities


Which R&D and Demonstration Priorities for 2019? Part I

Tomorrow’s grid is being envisioned in ways that enable it to provide enhancements which, in turn, make it possible to simultaneously achieve some very ambitious goals…


Safety: Insulating Rubber Apron from Cementex

CBS ArcSafe®, a leading manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear, introduces its remote switch actuator (RSA) for the Eaton Series G – LG frame molded case circuit breaker (MCCB).

The lightweight, portable CBS ArcSafe RSA-230B allows technicians to remotely close or trip the circuit breaker from a safe distance of up to 300 feet while stationed outside the arc-flash boundary.


Storm Safety Tips

It’s that time of year when keeping mindful of possible winter weather is of the utmost importance. Here are some helpful tips to bear in mind during this hazardous winter season. And another on hazardous winter weather from our own Marty Admire: A former lineman.

Be Prepared. Think Safety.