TDWorld - Transmission & Distribution World http://tdworld.com/rss.xml en Oracle Buys Opower http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/oracle-buys-opower <div class="node-body article-body">Opower has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oracle for $10.30 per share in cash. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/oracle-buys-opower" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/oracle-buys-opower#comments Smart Grid Tue, 03 May 2016 19:43:00 +0000 87811 at http://tdworld.com DOE Announces $25 Million for Integration of Solar into Electrical Grid http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/doe-announces-25-million-integration-solar-electrical-grid <div class="node-body article-body">The Energy Department has announced $25 million in available funding through an effort called Enabling Extreme Real-Time Grid Integration of Solar Energy</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/doe-announces-25-million-integration-solar-electrical-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/doe-announces-25-million-integration-solar-electrical-grid#comments Generation Renewables Renewables Grid-Optimization Tue, 03 May 2016 19:35:00 +0000 87801 at http://tdworld.com Duke Energy Accelerates Renewable Energy Growth Goal by 33% http://tdworld.com/renewables/duke-energy-accelerates-renewable-energy-growth-goal-33 <div class="node-body article-body">Continuing its dramatic growth in renewable energy, Duke Energy has raised its 2020 renewable energy goal by 33 percent.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/renewables/duke-energy-accelerates-renewable-energy-growth-goal-33" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/renewables/duke-energy-accelerates-renewable-energy-growth-goal-33#comments News Renewables Tue, 03 May 2016 19:27:00 +0000 87791 at http://tdworld.com Wind Energy Still a Promising Investment Despite Uncertainty http://tdworld.com/renewables/wind-energy-still-promising-investment-despite-uncertainty <div class="node-body article-body">Despite the Supreme Court's decision to stay the federal government's Clean Power Plan, the decreasing costs and increasing efficiencies of wind energy</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/renewables/wind-energy-still-promising-investment-despite-uncertainty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/renewables/wind-energy-still-promising-investment-despite-uncertainty#comments News Renewables Tue, 03 May 2016 19:16:00 +0000 87781 at http://tdworld.com PJM Ready To Meet Summer Demand http://tdworld.com/demand-response/pjm-ready-meet-summer-demand <div class="node-body article-body"> PJM Interconnection is ready to meet the expected power demand of 61 million consumers this summer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/demand-response/pjm-ready-meet-summer-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/demand-response/pjm-ready-meet-summer-demand#comments News Demand Response Overhead Transmission Tue, 03 May 2016 19:02:00 +0000 87771 at http://tdworld.com Serg_Velusceac/iStock/Thinkstock From the Floor: 2016 IEEE PES T&D Expo Highlights http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/floor-2016-ieee-pes-td-expo-highlights <div class="node-body gallery-body">Exhibitors opened up their booths for visitors to browse and learn about the newest in technology, tools and services in the industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/floor-2016-ieee-pes-td-expo-highlights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/floor-2016-ieee-pes-td-expo-highlights#comments IEEE PES Gallery Tue, 03 May 2016 16:33:00 +0000 87761 at http://tdworld.com Online Measurement Device for Transformer Dissolved Gas Analysis http://tdworld.com/substations/online-measurement-device-transformer-dissolved-gas-analysis <div class="node-body article-body">Power transformers are critical in the energy generation and transmission, but also one of the key vulnerabilities. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/substations/online-measurement-device-transformer-dissolved-gas-analysis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/substations/online-measurement-device-transformer-dissolved-gas-analysis#comments Substations Tue, 03 May 2016 15:32:00 +0000 87741 at http://tdworld.com Con Edison Orders Mobile Resilience Transformers http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/con-edison-orders-mobile-resilience-transformers <div class="node-body article-body">Siemens is providing Con Edison with six mobile resilience transformers to help replace units within days rather than weeks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/con-edison-orders-mobile-resilience-transformers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/con-edison-orders-mobile-resilience-transformers#comments Overhead Distribution Tue, 03 May 2016 15:07:00 +0000 87731 at http://tdworld.com Fukushima Jumpstarted Hawaiian Solar Explosion http://tdworld.com/news/fukushima-jumpstarted-hawaiian-solar-explosion <div class="field-deck"> State Goal: 100 percent Renewable </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hawaii in vanguard of solar revolution</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/fukushima-jumpstarted-hawaiian-solar-explosion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/fukushima-jumpstarted-hawaiian-solar-explosion#comments News The Energy Times Tue, 03 May 2016 15:06:00 +0000 87721 at http://tdworld.com <p>Connie Lau of Hawaiian Electric explains the surge in renewables&nbsp;in Hawaii and its ramifications with Patrick Hogan, of Pacific Gas &amp; Electric, listening in.</p> Eric Weisz Vegetation Management Herbicide Stewardship http://tdworld.com/sponsored/vegetation-management-herbicide-stewardship <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored Content by Bayer </div> <div class="field-deck"> Reducing off-target issues </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><h3>THE PROBLEM</h3> <p>When applied correctly, non-crop herbicides are useful and necessary tools to manage unwanted <img alt="" src="/site-files/tdworld.com/files/uploads/2016/04/bayer1.jpg" style="width: 185px; height: 274px; margin: 4px; float: right;" />vegetation that can lead to safety, financial, and economic losses. However when applied incorrectly, non-crop herbicides have the potential to cause off-target injury to desirable vegetation. Training and education about proper herbicide performance can help eliminate these risks.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/sponsored/vegetation-management-herbicide-stewardship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/sponsored/vegetation-management-herbicide-stewardship#comments Sponsored Tue, 03 May 2016 14:44:00 +0000 87751 at http://tdworld.com Getting More Granular http://tdworld.com/news/getting-more-granular <div class="field-deck"> Towards a More Intelligent, Secure Grid </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Andrew Ott on serving 61 million PJM transmission customers </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/getting-more-granular" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/getting-more-granular#comments News The Energy Times Mon, 02 May 2016 20:28:00 +0000 87691 at http://tdworld.com <p>PJM transmission system serves 61 million customers in 13 states and the District of Columbia.</p> PJM NY Power Authority Wins Award for Research on Power Line Failures http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/ny-power-authority-wins-award-research-power-line-failures <div class="node-body article-body">The New York Power Authority has received two Electric Power Research Institute Technology Transfer Awards for research.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/ny-power-authority-wins-award-research-power-line-failures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/ny-power-authority-wins-award-research-power-line-failures#comments Overhead Transmission Mon, 02 May 2016 19:06:00 +0000 87681 at http://tdworld.com Transformer Intelligence Solution Extracts, Interprets Data http://tdworld.com/substations/transformer-intelligence-solution-extracts-interprets-data <div class="node-body article-body">ABB's Transformer Intelligence solution is steadily gaining ground in the North American market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/substations/transformer-intelligence-solution-extracts-interprets-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/substations/transformer-intelligence-solution-extracts-interprets-data#comments Substations Mon, 02 May 2016 18:43:00 +0000 87671 at http://tdworld.com How to Install a Recloser http://tdworld.com/gw-electric/how-install-recloser <div class="node-body video-body">In Aurora, Illinois, just west of Chicago, a Commonwealth Edison crew installs a new G&W Viper ST recloser.. </div> <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored by G&amp;W Electric </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/gw-electric/how-install-recloser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/gw-electric/how-install-recloser#comments gw-electric T&D How Mon, 02 May 2016 16:08:00 +0000 87651 at http://tdworld.com Integrating high levels of renewables into microgrids http://tdworld.com/white-papers/integrating-high-levels-renewables-microgrids <div class="field-deck"> Opportunities, challenges and strategies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Read this detailed report for insights on trends and considerations related to this</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/white-papers/integrating-high-levels-renewables-microgrids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/white-papers/integrating-high-levels-renewables-microgrids#comments White Papers Mon, 02 May 2016 14:59:00 +0000 87631 at http://tdworld.com Advancing transformer physical security with sensors and analytics http://tdworld.com/white-papers/advancing-transformer-physical-security-sensors-and-analytics <div class="node-body article-body">Know when your transformers are under attack with the prototype ABB detection system. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/white-papers/advancing-transformer-physical-security-sensors-and-analytics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/white-papers/advancing-transformer-physical-security-sensors-and-analytics#comments White Papers Mon, 02 May 2016 14:54:00 +0000 87621 at http://tdworld.com Three methods for monitoring high voltage surge arresters safely http://tdworld.com/photos-videos/three-methods-monitoring-high-voltage-surge-arresters-safely <div class="node-body video-body">Surge arresters are a crucial link in your power-protection system. Over time, lightning and switching surges will ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/photos-videos/three-methods-monitoring-high-voltage-surge-arresters-safely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/photos-videos/three-methods-monitoring-high-voltage-surge-arresters-safely#comments Photos & Videos Sun, 01 May 2016 15:22:00 +0000 75911 at http://tdworld.com How to reduce the risk of transformer failure http://tdworld.com/photos-videos/how-reduce-risk-transformer-failure <div class="node-body video-body">Find out how maintaining On-Load Tap Changers and LTC reversing switches can significantly extend the life of power transformers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/photos-videos/how-reduce-risk-transformer-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/photos-videos/how-reduce-risk-transformer-failure#comments Photos & Videos Sun, 01 May 2016 15:20:00 +0000 87641 at http://tdworld.com The changing role of HVDC in the U.S. http://tdworld.com/photos-videos/changing-role-hvdc-us <div class="node-body video-body">HVDC is making it possible for utilities in the US to accomplish many goals. It offers active and reactive power to support the aging AC infrastructure</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/photos-videos/changing-role-hvdc-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/photos-videos/changing-role-hvdc-us#comments Photos & Videos Sun, 01 May 2016 15:06:00 +0000 74031 at http://tdworld.com Leveraging energy storage to manage DER http://tdworld.com/photos-videos/leveraging-energy-storage-manage-der <div class="node-body video-body">A major stumbling block to wider adoption of renewable energy is power variability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/photos-videos/leveraging-energy-storage-manage-der" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/photos-videos/leveraging-energy-storage-manage-der#comments Photos & Videos Sun, 01 May 2016 14:28:00 +0000 72241 at http://tdworld.com Solar In - Coal Out - Utilities Must Adapt http://tdworld.com/news/solar-coal-out-utilities-must-adapt <div class="field-deck"> California Energy Offical Heralds Revolution </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Photovoltaics will loom large as US energy economy pivots</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/solar-coal-out-utilities-must-adapt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/solar-coal-out-utilities-must-adapt#comments News The Energy Times Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:53:00 +0000 87561 at http://tdworld.com Eric Weisz Wireless Battery Monitoring http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/wireless-battery-monitoring <div class="node-body article-body">CELLGUARD SYSTEM combines wireless communication with patented, field-proven battery conductance analysis technology. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/wireless-battery-monitoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/wireless-battery-monitoring#comments IEEE PES Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:27:00 +0000 87541 at http://tdworld.com Current Transformers http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/current-transformers-0 <div class="node-body article-body">“While most current transformers may look the same on the outside, it’s what’s inside that counts,” according to Meramec Instrument Transformer Co. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/current-transformers-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/current-transformers-0#comments IEEE PES Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:21:00 +0000 87531 at http://tdworld.com Bird Guards http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/bird-guards <div class="node-body article-body">Kaddas will be featuring the BirdguarD KE1203 cutout switch cover with locking pin. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/bird-guards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/bird-guards#comments IEEE PES Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:10:00 +0000 87521 at http://tdworld.com Connector Protection http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/connector-protection <div class="node-body article-body">Classic Connectors will feature the new transmission class ClampStar model #CSR-1631-048. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/connector-protection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/connector-protection#comments IEEE PES Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:07:00 +0000 87501 at http://tdworld.com Poles and Crossarms http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/poles-and-crossarms <div class="node-body article-body">Creative Pultrusions, Inc. will be displaying Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) distribution and transmission poles and deadend and tangent crossarms. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/poles-and-crossarms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/poles-and-crossarms#comments IEEE PES Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:00:00 +0000 87491 at http://tdworld.com Schweitzer Engineering Expansion to Bring More than 850 Jobs to Pullman http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/schweitzer-engineering-expansion-bring-more-850-jobs-pullman <div class="node-body article-body">Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (Booth 5255) will expand production, research and development operations at its Pullman, Washington headquarters. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/schweitzer-engineering-expansion-bring-more-850-jobs-pullman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/schweitzer-engineering-expansion-bring-more-850-jobs-pullman#comments IEEE PES Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:49:00 +0000 87481 at http://tdworld.com Automation, Monitoring Solutions http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/automation-monitoring-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">Knowledge is what helps you make informed decisions about day-to-day and strategic operations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/automation-monitoring-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/automation-monitoring-solutions#comments IEEE PES Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:13:00 +0000 87471 at http://tdworld.com Tutorial: Energy Storage - An Intro to Technologies, Applications and Best Practices http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/tutorial-energy-storage-intro-technologies-applications-and-best-practices <div class="node-body article-body">Energy storage is becoming an attractive solution for today’s smart grid, either being operated independently as asset or interacting with other resources like wind/solar generation or demand response. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/tutorial-energy-storage-intro-technologies-applications-and-best-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/tutorial-energy-storage-intro-technologies-applications-and-best-practices#comments IEEE PES Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:03:00 +0000 87461 at http://tdworld.com Poster Session: Emerging Technologies http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/poster-session-emerging-technologies <div class="node-body article-body">Registered conference attendees are invited to view all of the accepted papers in the poster format. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/poster-session-emerging-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/poster-session-emerging-technologies#comments IEEE PES Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:58:00 +0000 87431 at http://tdworld.com