Grid Optimization http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7355/more en Solve This: Wha’ Happened? http://tdworld.com/commentaries/solve-wha-happened <div class="node-body article-body">A capacitor of one Farad is charged to a voltage of one volt. It is connected in parallel through an open switch to an identical capacitor that has zero voltage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/commentaries/solve-wha-happened" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/commentaries/solve-wha-happened#comments Commentaries Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:42:00 +0000 65231 at http://tdworld.com Insights into Advanced Distribution Management Systems http://tdworld.com/distribution/insights-advanced-distribution-management-systems <div class="field-byline"> DOE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, February 2015 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 spurred investments in smart grid technology and programs at utilities across the country. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/insights-advanced-distribution-management-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/insights-advanced-distribution-management-systems#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:56:00 +0000 65221 at http://tdworld.com FERC Approves NERC Risk-Based Registry Initiative http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/ferc-approves-nerc-risk-based-registry-initiative <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission last week moved to improve reliability of the Bulk Electric System by approving the North American Electric Reliability Corp.'s plans to implement a new risk-based assessment and registration initiative. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/ferc-approves-nerc-risk-based-registry-initiative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/ferc-approves-nerc-risk-based-registry-initiative#comments Asset Management Service Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:47:00 +0000 65211 at http://tdworld.com gyn9038/iStock/Thinkstock DOE Selects 11 Tribal Communities to Deploy Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Tech http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/doe-selects-11-tribal-communities-deploy-energy-efficiency-renewable-energy-te <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Energy has announced that 11 tribal communities will receive nearly $6 million to accelerate the implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies on tribal lands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/doe-selects-11-tribal-communities-deploy-energy-efficiency-renewable-energy-te" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/doe-selects-11-tribal-communities-deploy-energy-efficiency-renewable-energy-te#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:36:00 +0000 65201 at http://tdworld.com etxekar/iStock/Thinkstock Projects Planned in Penn Power Service Area in 2015 http://tdworld.com/transmission/projects-planned-penn-power-service-area-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">FirstEnergy Corp. has planned about 70 major transmission and distribution infrastructure projects and other work in 2015 to help enhance reliability in the Pennsylvania Power Co. (Penn Power) service area. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/projects-planned-penn-power-service-area-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/projects-planned-penn-power-service-area-2015#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:28:00 +0000 65191 at http://tdworld.com Penn Power/Facebook What to Do About Insulator Interference with TV? http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/what-do-about-insulator-interference-tv <div class="node-body article-body">We have a 12kV distribution system within about one mile from the coast. The porcelain insulators are quite old but structurally okay.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/what-do-about-insulator-interference-tv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/what-do-about-insulator-interference-tv#comments Grill the Grid Masters Grid-Optimization Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:19:00 +0000 65161 at http://tdworld.com Victoria1988/iStock/Thinkstock Crossed Wires: Downed Lines http://tdworld.com/commentaries/crossed-wires-downed-lines <div class="node-body article-body">Hinterland Electric linemen are dealing with some bad weather.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/commentaries/crossed-wires-downed-lines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/commentaries/crossed-wires-downed-lines#comments Crossed Wires Commentaries Grid-Optimization Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:41:00 +0000 65151 at http://tdworld.com HVDC to Increase Resiliency in US Grid http://tdworld.com/transmission/hvdc-increase-resiliency-us-grid <div class="node-body article-body">HVDC will enable long distance lines in South America and underwater DC cables in Europe. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/hvdc-increase-resiliency-us-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/hvdc-increase-resiliency-us-grid#comments Commentaries Transmission Grid-Optimization Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:18:00 +0000 65091 at http://tdworld.com <p>I had a lot of fun both traveling to and working at the APW.</p> DOE Releases New Wind Report, Examines Future of Industry http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/doe-releases-new-wind-report-examines-future-industry <div class="node-body article-body">The Energy Department has released a new report looking at the future of wind power through 2050 and the economic benefits that come with a robust wind industry. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/doe-releases-new-wind-report-examines-future-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/doe-releases-new-wind-report-examines-future-industry#comments Energizing Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:27:00 +0000 65041 at http://tdworld.com Thinkstock Image FPL Plans to Acquire and Phase Out Coal-Fired Power Plant http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/fpl-plans-acquire-and-phase-out-coal-fired-power-plant <div class="node-body article-body">Florida Power & Light Company has filed a petition with the Florida Public Service Commission to request approval to acquire a power plant that it has had under a long-term contract to purchase power since 1988.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/fpl-plans-acquire-and-phase-out-coal-fired-power-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/fpl-plans-acquire-and-phase-out-coal-fired-power-plant#comments Energizing Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:14:00 +0000 65031 at http://tdworld.com