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Sandia Labs Playing Key Role in Grid Modernization

ALBUQUERQUE,N.M.— Sandia National Laboratories is leading the Security and Resilience area of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium (GMLC) and bringing its strong research capability in grid modernization to help the…

New Leica ULTRA Locator Returns Accurate Results in Faster, More Confident Work

Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Dec. 10, 2015—Leica Geosystems, leader of measurement and reality capture technologies, released today the Leica ULTRA underground…

Fuel Station of the Future

Today, leading electric vehicle manufacturer, Nissan has given us the first glimpse of its vision for the Fuel Station of the Future concept in association…

LiDAR Services LLC Mobilizes LiDAR System to Midwest USA for Major Electric Utility Thermal Rating

October 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Surveying/Mapping

Las Vegas,Oct. 13, 2015—LiDAR Services, LLC, Las Vegas, Nevada, the wholly owned US subsidiary of LiDAR Services International, Calgary, Alberta, is mobilizing to commence work on a contract for an aerial LiDAR survey of existing transmission lines for thermal…

Bluesky Maps the Impact of Vegetation on UK Power Networks Electricity Lines

Leicestershire, Oct. 7, 2015—Bluesky has completed a multi-million pound aerial mapping project to assess the impact of vegetation on the electricity network of East Anglia and the South East of England. Working on behalf of UK Power Networks, Bluesky undertook…

NM Group and Pulse Partner on UAV LiDAR Inspection Services for Electrical Power Utilities

Oct. 1, 2015—NM Group (Network Mapping, Inc), a leading data capture, analytics and engineering services provider to electrical utilities, today announced a collaboration with Pulse (Pulse Aerospace, LLC). Pulse Aerospace is the premier developer of helicopter…

IMAGINiT Technologies Launches 2016 Utilities for Autodesk Civil 3D, Vault Client and Vault Server

August 25, 2015 - in Electric Grid, Modeling, Products

OWINGS MILLS, Md., August 25, 2015 — Rand Worldwide (OTCBB: RWWI), a global leader in providing technology solutions to organizations with engineering design and information technology requirements, today announced that its IMAGINiT Technologies division…

PNNL to Tackle Future Grid Challenges Through New Facility, Capabilities

RICHLAND, Wash., Aug. 19, 2015—With the opening this week of the Systems Engineering Building at the Department of Energy'sPacific Northwest National Laboratory, a new suite of capabilities become available to researchers and industry to tackle the nation's…

U.S. Software Integrator Fuels Australian Utility Automation

August 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Energy, Maintenance

DENVER, Aug. 18, 2015—It was announced today that Woolpert with support from gViz has implemented Cityworks, an asset and work management solution, for ActewAGL Distribution(AAD). AAD is one the largest joint-utility companies in Australia. Cityworks, developed…

FPL Receives Industry Excellence Award for Artificial Reef Building Program

July 16, 2015 - in Electric Grid, Renewal/Retrofit

JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 16, 2015—Florida Power & Light Company's artificial reef program that utilizes discarded transmission poles to enhance the marine environment for South Florida residents and visitors to enjoy fishing and diving was heralded by…