White Papers

Access the latest white papers from Osmose thought-leaders on various topics related to the utility industry. 


Inspection  ·  Rehabilitation  ·  Engineering

 

Steel

Steel Utility Structures: A System for Ensuring Resilience

Steel structures are an essential component of America's electric grid infrastructure. As they age, these structures require appropriate care.

Funding a Systematic Approach to Steel Structure Life Extension

Funding a Systematic Approach to Steel Structure Life Extension

This white paper provides a framework on how to use capital funding to build steel system resilience, reduce risk, and save money.

What's Holding Up Your Modern Smart Grid?

What's Holding Up Your Modern Smart Grid?

An aging wood pole plant from the 1950s. Why every electric utility should have a long-term resource plan for improving structural resilience.

How to Avoid the Unseen Grid Threat: Buckling.

How to Avoid the Unseen Grid Threat: Buckling.

The likelihood of buckling often is not fully appreciated or even detected, and can cause the most dangerous and expensive surprises.

55 Years of Reliable Restoration

55 Years of Reliable Restoration

This paper provides a brief history of the C-Truss steel restoration method and includes data on the re-inspection of over 117,000 restored poles.

Is Your Structure Inspection Innovation Ready Yet?

Is Your Structure Inspection Innovation Ready Yet?

This white paper provides an example of our rigorous approach to evaluating inspection innovations.

A New Map for Climate-Driven Hazards to Utility Grids

A New Map for Climate-Driven Hazards to Utility Grids

Using the revised AWPA decay hazard zone map will simplify maintenance and inspection for utility companies.