Mitigate the impact of extreme weather events on your transmission line systems with our knowledgeable interest group. From hurricanes to ice storms, the risk of extensive damage to your overhead lines is just a matter of time. It is vital to have a specialized group that develops and shares strategies on pertinent issues like developing and understanding new transmission lines and the environmental, visual, and structural constraints of them.

Target Audience: Overhead Transmission Design and Standards Engineers.

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Guide for Fire Protection of Transmission Lines
Transmission lines represent a significant capital asset for electric utilities in terms of their physical value and as components of the bulk transmission system.
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Best Practices Guide for Extra High Voltage (EHV) ACOverhead Transmission Line Design - Electrical Aspects
Utilities worldwide are increasingly finding the need to build EHV lines that are aesthetically and environmentally acceptable, highly reliable, long-lasting, and cost-effective.
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Corrosion Manual on Steel Towers and Grillage Foundations
Corrosion-related Maintenance of existing systems, i.e., preventing failures and extending the useful life of in-service lines, remains an expensive task that impacts the financial outlook for future expansions.
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Optimal Placement of Anti-Cascading Structures in Overhead Line Design
Equipment failure can release a lot of energy and produce large dynamic loads on a structure. The dynamic secondary loads can far exceed the structure’s capacity, triggering a catastrophic failure event in the system that extends beyond the location of the initial failure point.
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Design guide for conductor vibration and galloping in transmission lines
Damage to overhead lines comes in many forms, ranging from loosening of hardware, rubbing through the conductors, fatigue at the suspension clamps, broken spacers, spacer-dampers, etc.
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Transmission & Distribution Conference 2024
Nov 19
Nov 20, 2024

Join us this November for our Transmission and Distribution Conference taking place in Palm Springs, CA on Nov 19-20, 2024! CEATI’s T&D Conference will focus on utility best practices, tools, and technologies to improve grid resiliency and reliability. Attendees will gain a better understanding of opportunities and tools available to aid in the adaptation to regulatory requirements and climate change.

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Highlighted Webinars

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June 15, 2022
Corrosion Workshop for Overhead Transmission Line Structures and Foundations
This 2 day workshop featuring presentations from Matergenics, TEPCO & Duke Energy will talk about corrosion-related issues in electric power transmission and distribution structures.
October 29, 2021
Techniques and Methodologies for Evaluating and Quantifying Risks
This objective of this webinar presented by Athanasios Kolios of Ergovate Consulting is to examine risk evaluation techniques specific for overhead transmission lines that include risk quantification, risk analysis in terms of consequences and their probability of occurrence.
March 24, 2021
Workshop : FRP Pole Technology and Its Application to T&D Overhead Lines
The primary focus of this workshop was to provide members the best available information on the current FRP technology and its application and usage in the industry.