Electric Transmission

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Aerial Data Acquisition (LiDAR/IR)
This session will showcase a few methods that utilize different aircrafts to acquire data that is used to streamline various transmission line maintenance and capital project processes.

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Working Your Transmission System Live
Finding new and exciting Live Line work methods to improve on system reliability and efficiency without compromising on safety.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Get the Most from Your System with Dynamic Rating
Using real time or pseudo-real time measurements of transmission line sags, wire temperatures or weather conditions allow utilities to maximize power transmission. Learn how Idaho Power and Bonneville Power Administration are using dynamic information to improve their line capacity.

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Industry Driving Transmission Projects
The electric utility landscape is always driven by singular projects that stand out against the rest. Whether these projects utilize new or advanced technology or traverse right-of-ways that were previously thought to be off limits, each of them opens up options not previously considered. Come join us to review a few of the projects that have created new opportunities for execution in the past few years.