Grid Optimization http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7355/more en SDG&E Integrates EVs and Energy Storage into California’s Energy and Ancillary Service Markets http://tdworld.com/distribution/sdge-integrates-evs-and-energy-storage-california-s-energy-and-ancillary-service-market <div class="node-body article-body">San Diego Gas & Electric is actively bidding a group of energy storage systems and electric vehicle fleets as one resource directly into the California Independent System Operator’s (CAISO) energy markets. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/sdge-integrates-evs-and-energy-storage-california-s-energy-and-ancillary-service-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/sdge-integrates-evs-and-energy-storage-california-s-energy-and-ancillary-service-market#comments Energizing Distribution Business Grid-Optimization Wed, 25 Feb 2015 03:38:00 +0000 63871 at http://tdworld.com Nerthuz/iStock/Thinkstock Utility Drone Future in the Balance? http://tdworld.com/grid-optimization/utility-drone-future-balance <div class="node-body article-body">Commercial drone regulation could limit the usefulness of drones for utilities. What do we need to know and do to secure our future use of this technology? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-optimization/utility-drone-future-balance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-optimization/utility-drone-future-balance#comments Grid Optimization Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:29:00 +0000 63711 at http://tdworld.com New Energy Pricing Structure is Bringing Benefits to the Lower Hudson Valley http://tdworld.com/blog/new-energy-pricing-structure-bringing-benefits-lower-hudson-valley <div class="node-body blog-body">A controversial, indeed much bashed, energy pricing mechanism for New York's Lower Hudson Valley is improving the region's electrical reliability and stimulating large-capital investments that will benefit the region for years to come.</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/new-energy-pricing-structure-bringing-benefits-lower-hudson-valley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/new-energy-pricing-structure-bringing-benefits-lower-hudson-valley#comments Commentaries Grid-Optimization The Grid Optimization Blog Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:12:00 +0000 63641 at http://tdworld.com FERC Approves NERC's Risk-Based Approach to Electric Reliability Compliance http://tdworld.com/transmission/ferc-approves-nercs-risk-based-approach-electric-reliability-compliance <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the North American Electric Reliability Corp.'s risk-based approach to monitoring and enforcing compliance with mandatory electric reliability standards. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/ferc-approves-nercs-risk-based-approach-electric-reliability-compliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/ferc-approves-nercs-risk-based-approach-electric-reliability-compliance#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 Feb 2015 19:44:00 +0000 63631 at http://tdworld.com JCP&L Plans to Spend $267 Million in 2015 to Enhance Electric System http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-plans-spend-267-million-2015-enhance-electric-system <div class="node-body article-body">Jersey Central Power & Light plans to spend about $267 million in 2015 on projects and other work to enhance and maintain a strong electrical system and help meet future load growth in its 13-county New Jersey service area. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-plans-spend-267-million-2015-enhance-electric-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-plans-spend-267-million-2015-enhance-electric-system#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 Feb 2015 19:03:00 +0000 63621 at http://tdworld.com <p><span class="meta-field photo-desc ">A transformer is delivered to the Rocktown Substation in West Amwell, Hunterdon County. </span></p> EPRI Unveils Benefit-Cost Framework for an Integrated Grid http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/epri-unveils-benefit-cost-framework-integrated-grid <div class="node-body article-body">The Electric Power Research Institute has released a framework that all stakeholders in the electricity sector can use to assess benefits and costs of technologies and systems related to the integration of distributed energy resources.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/epri-unveils-benefit-cost-framework-integrated-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/epri-unveils-benefit-cost-framework-integrated-grid#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:40:00 +0000 63611 at http://tdworld.com naddi/iStock/Thinkstock A Solar Battery Knockout? http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/solar-battery-knockout <div class="node-body article-body">Has solar-plus-storage become the long-feared one-two knockout blow for electric utilities?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/solar-battery-knockout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/solar-battery-knockout#comments Generation Renewables Renewables Grid-Optimization Fri, 20 Feb 2015 22:11:00 +0000 63591 at http://tdworld.com Can Synchrophasors Benefit Short-Distance Distribution Circuits? http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/can-synchrophasors-benefit-short-distance-distribution-circuits <div class="node-body article-body">I understand that synchrophasors are being tried at the distribution level in some areas?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/can-synchrophasors-benefit-short-distance-distribution-circuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/can-synchrophasors-benefit-short-distance-distribution-circuits#comments Grill the Grid Masters Grid-Optimization Thu, 19 Feb 2015 17:20:00 +0000 63551 at http://tdworld.com ChoochartSansong/iStock/Thinkstock Crossed Wires: 'Expected Reliablity' http://tdworld.com/commentaries/crossed-wires-expected-reliablity <div class="node-body article-body">Does your manager expect too much? And what does reliability mean?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/commentaries/crossed-wires-expected-reliablity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/commentaries/crossed-wires-expected-reliablity#comments Crossed Wires Commentaries Grid-Optimization Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:59:00 +0000 63541 at http://tdworld.com Smart Meter Shipments in the Americas from 2010 to 2016 http://tdworld.com/commentaries/smart-meter-shipments-americas-2010-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">This forecast illustrates the smart meter shipments in the Americas from 2010 to 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/commentaries/smart-meter-shipments-americas-2010-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/commentaries/smart-meter-shipments-americas-2010-2016#comments Commentaries Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:42:00 +0000 63531 at http://tdworld.com