Links & Articles

How can Dynamic Line Rating Deteriorate Connections? J.D. Renowden, P.E. Feb. 2024
Automatic Splices – The Inside Story Carl R. Tamm Sept. 2013
Connectors – The Weak Link Utility Products Magazine Oct. 2019
ClampStar units have protected this major utility’s transmission system for the last decade Utility Products Magazine Dec. 2019
Asset Life Extension: Prevention Is Best Utility Products Magazine Sept. 2019
Connectors, Clamps, and ClampStar® – How are they different? Waymon Goch Oct. 2019
Jury Awards $109M In Pennsylvania Power Line Death World News Dec. 2012
The Truth About Infrared Inspections HOT/SHOT Infrared Inspections Feb. 2012
Evaluating Splice Integrity T&D World Magazine Feb. 2016
Electrical Connectors For Overhead Lines Electricity Today Magazine Sept. 2015
Fasteners For Power Connectors Electricity Today Magazine Sept. 2013
Forensic Analysis of Automatic Splices Leads to Change T&D World Magazine Mar 2004
Before Lines Fall Down T&D World Magazine Jan. 2010
Aging US Power Grid Blacks Out More Than Any Other Developed Nation International Business Times July 2014
Can Utilities Squeeze More Capacity Out of the Grid T&D World Magazine Nov. 2003
Connector Integrity Restoration Carl R. Tamm – IEEE TP&C, Las Vegas, NV Jan. 2008
Connector Performance on New vs Service Aged Conductor – Part 1 Pacific Gas & Electric / IEEE Sep. 1991
Connector Performance on New vs Service Aged Conductor – Part 2 Pacific Gas & Electric / IEEE  

Industry Related Sites And Organizations:

  1. AEIC (The Association of Edison Illuminating Companies)
  2. ANSI (American National Standards Institute)
  3. APPA (American Public Power Association)
  4. CEATI (Centre for Energy Advancement through Technological Innovation)
  5. CIGRE (International Council On Large Electric Systems)
  6. EEI (Edison Electric Institute)
  7. EPRI (Electric Power Research Institute)
  8. FindEnergy (Find Energy)
  9. Haverfield (Haverfield Aviation)
  10. Hot Shot IR (Hot Shot Infrared Inspections)
  11. IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
  12. NARUC (National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners)
  13. NASUCA (National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates)
  14. NECA (National Electrical Contractors Association)
  15. NEETRAC (Georgia Tech’s National Electric Energy Testing Research and Applications Center)
  16. NEMA (The National Electrical Manufacturers Association)
  17. NERC (North American Electric Reliability Corporation)
  18. NRECA (National Rural Electric Cooperative Association)
  19. NRUCFC (National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation)
  20. NUCA (National Utility Contractors Association)
  21. PES (Power Engineering Society)
  22. T&D World (Transmission & Distribution World Magazine)
  23. Utility Products (Utility Products Magazine)
  24. USA Airmobile, Inc. (The pioneer in the helicopter live line / bare hand maintenance revolution)
  25. LineSTAR Utility Supply, Inc. (Complete One-Stop Shop for Electric Utilities in Canada)
  26. (Electronic Products Magazine – Component and Technology News – Electronic Products)