Utility Technology Leaders: Who’s Using Composites?

Composite materials, such as Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP), are steadily gaining acceptance throughout the utility industry. This can be seen in the wide range of electrical utilities adopting composite cross arms and transmission poles as an economically- and environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional materials like wood and steel. This post will have a look at just.. read more →

New environmental standard achieved for transmission structures through collaboration between Transmission Innovations and BC Hydro

VANCOUVER, B.C. August 29, 2013. FRP Transmission Innovations Inc., in collaboration with BC Hydro, is excited to set a new environmental standard for high voltage infrastructure with the installation of a fibre reinforced polymer H-frame structure built for transmission lines. This installation represents a number of important firsts: The first polyurethane cross arm for high voltage lines.. read more →