December

1930

Mountain States Power Co. Line Truck With Live Line Tools

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1960

AEP workmen perform live-line maintenance barehanded or with ordinary work gloves.

1960
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1960

As long as the workmen are insulated from the ground and working at the same potential as the energized conductor, they can work safely, saving significant man-hours over conventional methods.

1980

Fiber-optic Link is Better

A test installation at Pennsylvania Power & Light shows that a fiber-optic entrance link for transmission line protective relaying will prove superior in dependability and security to a regular leased line.

1999

Yikes! Y2K Prompts Fear

As fears of hacker threats intensify, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the U.S. General Accouting Office are at odds over Y2K nuclear plant preparedness.

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