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Learn how TCO addresses imminent problems and long-term concerns, enables better prioritization of spending and identifies and mitigates risk.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://tdworld.com/site-files/tdworld.com/files/value-over-price-wp-prmo.jpg?1372699389" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/value-over-price-why-total-cost-ownership-trumps-initial-capital-investment-utility-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> White Papers Grid Opt White Papers Grid-Optimization Mon, 01 Jul 2013 17:11:00 +0000 28611 at http://tdworld.com ABB Review Special Report: High voltage products http://tdworld.com/abb-review-special-report-high-voltage-products <div class="node-body link-body"><p>High voltage products play a key role in enabling several critical functions that ensure safe, reliable and efficient passage of electricity. Download this free white paper for more insight on high voltage circuit breakers, and why they are an integral part of several emerging power trends.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="ABB Review Special Report: High voltage products" src="http://tdworld.com/site-files/tdworld.com/files/abb-high-voltage-prm.jpg?1372699362" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/abb-review-special-report-high-voltage-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> White Papers Grid Opt White Papers Grid-Optimization Mon, 01 Jul 2013 16:20:00 +0000 28601 at http://tdworld.com Evaluating Asset Health: Prioritizing and optimizing asset management White Paper http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-white-papers/evaluating-asset-health-prioritizing-and-optimizing-asset-management-white-pap <div class="node-body article-body">Are you using smart grid data to power end-to-end asset health management? Download this white paper and learn how the implementation of an improved asset health architecture can help reduce critical asset failures; prevent injuries, property damage, service delays and environmental damage; and maintain high customer satisfaction. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-white-papers/evaluating-asset-health-prioritizing-and-optimizing-asset-management-white-pap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-white-papers/evaluating-asset-health-prioritizing-and-optimizing-asset-management-white-pap#comments White Papers Grid Opt White Papers Mon, 03 Jun 2013 21:06:00 +0000 26851 at http://tdworld.com Transformers transformed: Using vegetable oil as an insulating fluid reduced transformer fire risk http://tdworld.com/transformers-transformed-using-vegetable-oil-insulating-fluid-reduced-transformer-fire-risk <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Every year, a number of transformer failures result in a fire, which poses a serious risk to adjacent equipment. 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