The Grid Optimization Blog http://tdworld.com/blog/31621/feed en 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 Real & Reactive Power Transfer Formulas & Basics http://tdworld.com/blog/real-reactive-power-transfer-formulas-basics <div class="node-body blog-body">This short paper will explain how real and reactive power travel from the generator to your home You will learn about key formulas that are the building blocks for the the transfer of electricity that is currently occurring while you read this article 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/real-reactive-power-transfer-formulas-basics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/real-reactive-power-transfer-formulas-basics#comments capacitor phase angle power load flow power transfer Power triangle PSSE reactive power Real power The Grid Optimization Blog Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:04:00 +0000 46251 at http://tdworld.com The Quest for Eternal Energy Resources (Energy 2.0) http://tdworld.com/blog/quest-eternal-energy-resources-energy-20-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">The quest for eternal energy sources occupies many people, governments and countries. There has been an interest lately in renewable energy, predominately solar and wind, both of course are weather related and in a way site specific. Certain countries, cities have the advantage of the abundance of sun, while others are fortunate for few sunny days during the summer. The availability of wind is even more intriguing. </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/quest-eternal-energy-resources-energy-20-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/quest-eternal-energy-resources-energy-20-0#comments climate change demand response efficiency energy Grid-Optimization load forecast The Grid Optimization Blog Sun, 23 Mar 2014 01:36:00 +0000 44951 at http://tdworld.com NRG Energy's Rooftop Solar for Retail Customers: A Trend That Could Grow? http://tdworld.com/blog/nrg-energys-rooftop-solar-retail-customers-trend-could-grow <div class="node-body blog-body">A major utility potentially creating off-the-grid resources for customers and making money while doing it? </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/nrg-energys-rooftop-solar-retail-customers-trend-could-grow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/nrg-energys-rooftop-solar-retail-customers-trend-could-grow#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization The Grid Optimization Blog Wed, 19 Mar 2014 22:23:00 +0000 44831 at http://tdworld.com Renovating Aging Electric Utility Grid Infrastructure with New Technology http://tdworld.com/blog/renovating-aging-electric-utility-grid-infrastructure-new-technology <div class="node-body blog-body">Fixing up our infrastructure provides a great opportunity to use ‘new’ technologies that have been developed over the last several decades.</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/renovating-aging-electric-utility-grid-infrastructure-new-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/renovating-aging-electric-utility-grid-infrastructure-new-technology#comments Commentaries Grid-Optimization The Grid Optimization Blog Sun, 09 Mar 2014 20:41:00 +0000 43871 at http://tdworld.com Constructing the NYS Energy Plan http://tdworld.com/blog/constructing-nys-energy-plan <div class="node-body blog-body">It is a deep-seated affection for my community along with my professional interests that have kept me active on the issues of energy and sustainability – a key ingredient in safeguarding the fine quality of life we all enjoy</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/constructing-nys-energy-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/constructing-nys-energy-plan#comments Commentaries Grid-Optimization The Grid Optimization Blog Sun, 09 Mar 2014 20:34:00 +0000 43861 at http://tdworld.com Smart Grid and Demand Response: Finally Getting Some Bang for the Buck? http://tdworld.com/blog/smart-grid-and-demand-response-finally-getting-some-bang-buck <div class="node-body blog-body">A growing coalition is going to have a huge impact as the utility industry gets its act together to lobby for specific demand response/smart grid legislation.</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/smart-grid-and-demand-response-finally-getting-some-bang-buck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/smart-grid-and-demand-response-finally-getting-some-bang-buck#comments Commentaries Grid Opt Smart Grid Bet You Haven't Seen This demand response Grid-Optimization Smart Grid The Grid Optimization Blog Fri, 07 Feb 2014 20:17:00 +0000 41981 at http://tdworld.com NY Region Needs New Generating Plants, Too http://tdworld.com/blog/ny-region-needs-new-generating-plants-too <div class="node-body blog-body">To address the Hudson Valley&rsquo;s formidable near- and longer-term electricity challenges, it is not enough to simply bank on new and improved transmission lines bringing power from upstate New York downstate to address cost and reliability challenges. </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/ny-region-needs-new-generating-plants-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/ny-region-needs-new-generating-plants-too#comments Commentaries Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization The Grid Optimization Blog Fri, 07 Feb 2014 19:40:00 +0000 41961 at http://tdworld.com