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Want en Rock Climbing & Electric Demand Increase http://tdworld.com/blog/rock-climbing-electric-demand-increase <div class="node-body blog-body">Is there a relationship between rock climbing & the increase in electric load demand?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grid-optimization-blog">The Grid Optimization Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/rock-climbing-electric-demand-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/rock-climbing-electric-demand-increase#comments Grid Optimization Electric load forecast energy efficiency Grid-Optimization residential/commercial The Grid Optimization Blog Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:19:00 +0000 57041 at http://tdworld.com Climate Change Hysteria: Utilities Will Benefit http://tdworld.com/blog/climate-change-hysteria-utilities-will-benefit <div class="node-body blog-body">Utilities are getting regulatory approval to make major system upgrades. This is the kick-in-the-pants we’ve needed in order to get off the dime and update aging infrastructure.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grid-optimization-blog">The Grid Optimization Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/climate-change-hysteria-utilities-will-benefit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/climate-change-hysteria-utilities-will-benefit#comments Commentaries Grid-Optimization The Grid Optimization Blog Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:59:00 +0000 54421 at http://tdworld.com enGoode/iStock/Thinkstock The 2014 Utilities’ Soccer/Football World Cup http://tdworld.com/blog/2014-utilities-soccerfootball-world-cup <div class="node-body blog-body">There are a lot of similarities between the 2014 soccer/football world cup and power engineering</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grid-optimization-blog">The Grid Optimization Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/2014-utilities-soccerfootball-world-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/2014-utilities-soccerfootball-world-cup#comments The Grid Optimization Blog Sat, 28 Jun 2014 09:46:00 +0000 51291 at http://tdworld.com Load Coefficients (Load Varying with Voltages) http://tdworld.com/blog/load-coefficients-load-varying-voltages <div class="node-body blog-body">It is crucial to comprehend how the electric load reacts to changes in the supply voltage, especially when voltage reduction is now being utilized more often by utilities as means to reduce electric stress and demand response.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grid-optimization-blog">The Grid Optimization Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/load-coefficients-load-varying-voltages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/load-coefficients-load-varying-voltages#comments Distribution The Grid Optimization Blog Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:04:00 +0000 51111 at http://tdworld.com Distributed Generation (DG) Is Here to Stay http://tdworld.com/blog/distributed-generation-dg-here-stay <div class="node-body blog-body">Climate change, distributed generation, electric vehicles, solar, renewable resources etc. are the hot topics in the energy field now. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grid-optimization-blog">The Grid Optimization Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/distributed-generation-dg-here-stay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/distributed-generation-dg-here-stay#comments Commentaries Distribution The Grid Optimization Blog Sat, 24 May 2014 19:35:00 +0000 49381 at http://tdworld.com What Does an Energy Control Center Operator (ECCO) Do? http://tdworld.com/blog/what-does-energy-control-center-operator-ecco-do <div class="node-body blog-body">The previous blog explained what an ECCO does briefly, what&rsquo;s unique about ECCOs and the stresses and importance of their job.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grid-optimization-blog">The Grid Optimization Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/what-does-energy-control-center-operator-ecco-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/what-does-energy-control-center-operator-ecco-do#comments The Grid Optimization Blog Sat, 10 May 2014 20:32:00 +0000 48501 at http://tdworld.com Life as an Energy Control Center Operator (ECCO) http://tdworld.com/blog/life-energy-control-center-operator-ecco <div class="node-body blog-body">What is the relationship between an Energy Control Center Operator (ECCO) and the Godfather? What do ECCOs and how we can't live without them?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grid-optimization-blog">The Grid Optimization Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/life-energy-control-center-operator-ecco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/life-energy-control-center-operator-ecco#comments The Grid Optimization Blog Wed, 30 Apr 2014 00:34:00 +0000 47901 at http://tdworld.com Getting it Right on Energy Price Incentives http://tdworld.com/blog/getting-it-right-energy-price-incentives <div class="node-body blog-body">For a prosperous and growing economy, New York needs abundant and competitively priced electricity. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grid-optimization-blog">The Grid Optimization Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/getting-it-right-energy-price-incentives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/getting-it-right-energy-price-incentives#comments Commentaries Transmission Grid-Optimization The Grid Optimization Blog Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:37:00 +0000 47751 at http://tdworld.com Top 10 Reasons Why The Electric Utility Industry is Gearing Up Like Never Before http://tdworld.com/blog/top-10-reasons-why-electric-utility-industry-gearing-never <div class="node-body blog-body">The IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) conference in Chicago was a blast from the future and not the past! A decade or so ago these meetings were almost totally dominated by male seniors trooping back and forth between technical presentations, many of which were pretty dull. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grid-optimization-blog">The Grid Optimization Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/top-10-reasons-why-electric-utility-industry-gearing-never" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/top-10-reasons-why-electric-utility-industry-gearing-never#comments Commentaries Grid-Optimization The Grid Optimization Blog Sun, 27 Apr 2014 20:18:00 +0000 47731 at http://tdworld.com Utilities Face Massive Brain Drain http://tdworld.com/blog/utilities-face-massive-brain-drain <div class="node-body blog-body">The utility industry is losing legacy brain power at a rapid rate and it’s not yet in the position to compete with other “more exciting” and higher paying industries to attract the best and brightest.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grid-optimization-blog">The Grid Optimization Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/utilities-face-massive-brain-drain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/utilities-face-massive-brain-drain#comments Commentaries Grid Optimization Grid-Optimization The Grid Optimization Blog Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:14:00 +0000 46841 at http://tdworld.com