Month: December 2011

Dominion’s New 230kV Line

A feature in T&D World Magazine on Dominion’s New 230kV Line.  This project featured Underground Devices 8″ Wunpeece Duct Spacers to support the conduits for this underground transmission line.  

Storm outages may spur underground lines

Ken Dixon, Staff Writer Published 08:46 a.m., Thursday, December 8, 2011 HARTFORD — The state should consider innovative ways to provide electricity and develop public-private partnerships to allow multiple utilities to pay for new underground lines, according to the state’s environmental commissioner. Daniel C. Esty, commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, told the governor’s Two

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DPL owner urged to improve maintenance

By John Nolan, Staff Writer Updated 6:40 PM Friday, December 16, 2011 An Indianapolis utility owned by AES Corp. needs to do a better job of finding and fixing problems with its electrical system in downtown Indianapolis, according to a consultant’s report commissioned by Indiana utility regulators. The report examined the operations of Indianapolis Power

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Wind Damage Creates Extended Power Outage

A windstorm in the Pasadena, California area leaves many customers without power for a prolonged period of time.  The damage caused many tress to fall and utility poles to break, taking the power lines out of service.

Full article information can be found here:  LA Times Article

Underground T&D Upgrades in Australia

In a T&D World article, a plan for underground power upgrades in Queensland Australia by utility Energex is detailed.