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Stakeholder Engagement takes spookiness out of project

When National Grid’s Salem, MA Cable Replacement Project began, the local community was less than thrilled. The two aging transmission cables that needed to be replaced traverse a short distance, but are located in one of Salem’s busiest and most congested neighborhoods. The streets are narrow and many small business merchants rely on tourism for

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Line robotics: Taking the next step in utilizing transmission technologies

We continue the journey to advance National Grid’s Connect 21 strategy by moving forward with implementing innovative transmission technologies that will deliver benefits in the form of safety, efficiency or improved system performance. Several options are under consideration by the Transmission Innovation Panel (TIP). We determined that six technologies warranted further investigation, including the use of

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Foundation Engineering

In an article published recently in Transmission & Distribution World magazine, Hilary Rotatori, an engineer in Transmission Engineering New England, describes a challenging transmission upgrade project in Clay, NY, north of Syracuse. Read the article to learn how the project team worked to engineer an innovative solution to the environmental, geological and weather challenges they

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