As part of its ongoing effort to improve the safety and reliability of its electric system, PG&E routinely uses a specialized helicopter to wash a targeted set of power lines that tend to accumulate significant amounts of contamination throughout the year such as dirt, salt and bird excrement.
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Introduction to Solid Dielectric Switchgear with an Integrated Visible Break
Learn about solid dielectric insulation, and how G&W’s integrated visible break – the first in the market – reduces the total cost of switchgear ownership while maintaining operator safety. Recorded at G&W, this video includes a review of switchgear history and its evolution.
Western Area Power Administration developed this training to help linemen comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's new fall protection standards, requiring 100% attachment and fall arrest and restraint on wood and steel structures.
The latest in power products on display: Automation & Power World (APW) is coming up in March, offering you the opportunity to see the latest in power technology. It's also a chance to attend cutting-edge seminars and talk face-to-face with ABB experts about your specific problems and needs. Watch this short video from a recent APW to get a sense of the amazing scope of new technology you can view firsthand in the exhibit area. Then register to attend this must-see...
The Ice Buster is a high-quality tool that's designed to attach to the fiberglass hot stick you already carry on your truck, and it can be safely used from the ground without having to climb a pole or climb into a bucket. Just lift it to the wire and walk, letting it ride the line behind you. The Ice Buster turns and shears away the ice with just light to moderate effort on your part, depending on the size of the conductor and ice accumulation. In other words, it works while you walk.
SHE Transmission: Caithness Moray Transmission Reinforcement
Video describing Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission's plans to install a subsea HVDC cable between Caithness and Moray to transmit the electricity generated from renewable energy developments onto the national grid.