Ground Truthing Clearances is Crucial Step in Vegetation Management

by SLassiter 16. May 2017 14:35

Line Inspection for Vegetation Management:

Ground truth your clearances to confirm your data and during your ground patrols to reduce your vegetation management costs. With an LTI TruPulse 360 laser rangefinder compass laser in hand, vegetation management professionals can now avoid violations and create a process that is reliable, cost-effective and most importantly, safe.

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For a Successful Vegetation Management Program Ground Truth Your Clearances

by rturriff 29. July 2016 11:58

There is more pressure than ever on companies to comply with essential vegetation clearance mandates from regulatory agencies, such as the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NREC). It is essential, yet challenging, to understand all of the regulations in place in order to create a successful and efficient vegetation management process. More...

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TVPPA Annual Conference 2016

by Admin 2. May 2016 12:04

The TVPPA 70th Annual Conference is being held May 16-18 in Sandestin, FL. This two-day conference is the association's largest event and the only one specifically geared toward electric utility professionals. Expected to be host to more than 700 people, the conference will include general sessions, breakout sessions, meetings and more. More...

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Managing Tree Growth around Power Lines

by KHarrold 13. May 2015 14:34

A recent article by T&D World Magazine featured a Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) initiative to trim trees along 3,300 miles of power lines in Northern and Central New Jersey. The 24 million dollar project will help decrease the number of tree-related power outages and will be completed by certified forestry contractors. More...

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Laser Technology Electric Utilities Measurement Practices Webinar

by KHarrold 3. April 2015 12:50

Worker Safety and Best Measurement Practices for the Electric Utilities Sector

Laser Technology, Inc., (LTI) is hosting a webinar to demonstrate best measurement practices and workflow for professionals in the Electric Utilities sector. Learn how to use LTI laser solutions to dramatically increase worker safety and the reliability of field measurements, alleviating stress that field crews frequently experience. Laser measurement solutions can also reduce employee costs by minimizing time in the field and maximizing the quantity and accuracy of the data collected. The "Electric Utilities Measurement Practices that Promote Worker Safety and Efficiency" webinar will air live on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 10 AM (MDT) and will specifically address the best routines for pole audit inventory, vegetation management and sag and tension measurements for transmission and distribution lines. More...

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2015 NWPPA Engineering and Operations Conference

by Admin 25. March 2015 12:29

Laser Technology Inc. (LTI) will be in attendance at the NWPPA Engineering & Operations Conference held April 6 - 9 at the Tacoma Convention Center in Tacoma, WA. The conference is the premier public power utility event and will feature four days of speakers, educational sessions, roundtables, over 200 exhibits and the invaluable opportunity to network with your peers. More...

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Power Companies Taking a Shot at Vegetation Clearance Violations

by Admin 14. March 2014 08:00

TopGun Veg-Tool with LTI's TruPulse Makes Vegetation Management Easy

What's a utility company to do when vegetation gets in the way of power lines? El Paso Electric and Alabama Power Company are taking a shot, one shot, with Aerotec's patented TopGun Veg-Tool, which includes the TruPulse 360 laser rangefinder from Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI) with remote trigger/pistol grip features. More...

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Vegetation Management - Safely and Quickly Measure with the TruPulse 360 Laser Rangefinder

by mphippen 24. September 2013 13:31

Sometimes it's hard to be humble here at Laser Technology. The gateway to safely, quickly, and accurately determine vegetation encroachment is in the modestly priced TruPulse 360 Laser Rangefinder-- and even fits into your vest pocket! When I hear stories like below, I can’t but help wonder why executives of T&D companies and Electricity suppliers aren’t better prepared.More...

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Vegetation Management Made Easy with the TruPulse 360

by mphippen 2. August 2013 14:15

We in Colorado and the other Rocky Mountain states are privileged to live in or near vast areas of forested land with breathtaking views. As you've no doubt heard Colorado is experiencing a number of wild fires burning out of control. In particular the "Black Forest" fire near Colorado Springs has consumed over 22 square miles destroying over 500 homes killing two as of this writing. Ongoing drought conditions and high temperatures make our forests a tinder box for dry lightning strikes and other natural forms of ignition keeping state fire fighters on edge. Natural causes is one thing, but allowing encroaching vegetation to compromise clearance areas next to high voltage power lines is altogether another story! More...

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Transmission & Distribution Tech Session - Gurnee, IL

by Admin 3. July 2013 12:12

Laser Technology is hosting a Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Tech Session in Gurnee, IL on "How-to tips and outdoor hands-on experience" where attendees can learn the latest in laser measurement and mobile mapping technology. During this tech session you will discover how to integrate lasers with software solutions, and find out More...

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