Elevating Reliability

NRECA designates the second Monday of each April as National Lineman Appreciation Day. Hoosier Energy pays tribute to all Power Delivery Professionals who work at the G&T and among our member cooperatives.

The life of a line specialist

Sometimes it’s dusty. Sometimes it’s muddy. It might be so hot your shirt is soaked with sweat in just minutes. It could be so cold you can’t feel your hands – and your hands are your tools. You might get a call in the dead of night to head out to fix an outage in a blizzard.It’s crucial, it’s critical, and it’s the job of a line specialist.

Distribution Lines vs Transmission Lines

Transmission and distribution power lines are a vital part of “the grid.” These lines incorporate separate voltages as power is transmitted from generating stations to member-consumers.