Grid Optimization http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7355/more en Clean Power Plan's State Compliance Approach More Costly, SPP Says http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/clean-power-plans-state-compliance-approach-more-costly-spp-says <div class="node-body article-body">Southwest Power Pool has released its final analysis of the potential impact of the Environmental Protection Agency’s draft Clean Power Plan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/clean-power-plans-state-compliance-approach-more-costly-spp-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/clean-power-plans-state-compliance-approach-more-costly-spp-says#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:59:00 +0000 72041 at http://tdworld.com Latin America's First Electric Grid Optimization Platform Goes Live in Colombia http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/latin-americas-first-electric-grid-optimization-platform-goes-live-colombia <div class="node-body article-body">The more than 600,000 electric customers served by Colombian utility Empresas Municipales de Cali E.I.C.E. E.S.P. are among those who may benefit from a new advanced energy project </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/latin-americas-first-electric-grid-optimization-platform-goes-live-colombia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/latin-americas-first-electric-grid-optimization-platform-goes-live-colombia#comments Energizing Asset Management Service Grid-Optimization Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:47:00 +0000 72031 at http://tdworld.com Pyroe/iStock/Thinkstock PNNL Develops Power Grid Forecasting Tool http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/pnnl-develops-power-grid-forecasting-tool <div class="node-body article-body">Accurately forecasting future electricity needs is tricky, with sudden weather changes and other variables impacting projections minute by minute. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/pnnl-develops-power-grid-forecasting-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/pnnl-develops-power-grid-forecasting-tool#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:03:00 +0000 72001 at http://tdworld.com <p>PNNL&#39;s Power Grid Integrator has demonstrated up to a 50 percent improvement in forecasting future electricity needs over several commonly used tools. Project lead Luke Gosink, right, consults on the use of the new tool, which could save millions in wasted electricity costs.</p> Courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Anchorage Strikes It Rich http://tdworld.com/grid-optimization/anchorage-strikes-it-rich <div class="field-byline"> Everett Clary and Patty Caress, Anchorage Municipal Light &amp; Power </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Anchorage Municipal Light & Power goes paperless and experiences a plethora of riches.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-optimization/anchorage-strikes-it-rich" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-optimization/anchorage-strikes-it-rich#comments Grid Optimization Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:06:00 +0000 71881 at http://tdworld.com <p>Anchorage Municipal Light &amp; Power&rsquo;s 20-sq-mile service territory includes the Anchorage Central Business District as well as 25,000 residential customers, 6,000 commercial customers and two military bases.</p> Blue Ridge Electric Cuts SAIDI in Half http://tdworld.com/distribution/blue-ridge-electric-cuts-saidi-half <div class="field-byline"> Lee Layton, Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A cooperative’s journey to improve reliability involves strategic planning and tactical deployment at many levels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/blue-ridge-electric-cuts-saidi-half" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/blue-ridge-electric-cuts-saidi-half#comments Distribution Reliability & Safety Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:50:00 +0000 71871 at http://tdworld.com <p>A Blue Ridge Electric system operator monitors an outage map.</p> Charging My Iwatch http://tdworld.com/blog/charging-my-iwatch <div class="node-body blog-body">TVs, ACs, as well as most other equipment nowadays are more efficient than they were years ago, and they continue to get more efficient. </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/charging-my-iwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/charging-my-iwatch#comments Commentaries Grid-Optimization The Grid Optimization Blog Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:11:00 +0000 71851 at http://tdworld.com Solve This: Leave Me a Lawn! http://tdworld.com/commentaries/solve-leave-me-lawn <div class="node-body article-body">George, Tom and Phil – three of Hinterland Electric’s long time engineers are having coffee in the company cafeteria and discussing their common dislike of yardwork. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/commentaries/solve-leave-me-lawn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/commentaries/solve-leave-me-lawn#comments Commentaries Grid-Optimization Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:54:00 +0000 71841 at http://tdworld.com StockWithMe/iStock/Thinkstock Insurance Study Uses U.S. Power Grid in Cyber Attack Scenario http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/insurance-study-uses-us-power-grid-cyber-attack-scenario <div class="node-body article-body">Lloyd’s and the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Risk Studies have launched a new report: Business Blackout. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/insurance-study-uses-us-power-grid-cyber-attack-scenario" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/insurance-study-uses-us-power-grid-cyber-attack-scenario#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:27:00 +0000 71801 at http://tdworld.com stevanovicigor/iStock/Thinkstock Georgia Power Receives Approval for Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany Solar Project http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/georgia-power-receives-approval-marine-corps-logistics-base-albany-solar-proje <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia Power has announced a new, on-base 46 MW AC solar facility planned at the Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/georgia-power-receives-approval-marine-corps-logistics-base-albany-solar-proje" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/georgia-power-receives-approval-marine-corps-logistics-base-albany-solar-proje#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:45:00 +0000 71771 at http://tdworld.com BC Hydro Run-of-River Project Provides Power to Grid, Improves Reliability http://tdworld.com/transmission/bc-hydro-run-river-project-provides-power-grid-improves-reliability <div class="node-body article-body">A McBride area run-of-river project is now delivering clean, reliable power to BC Hydro's grid. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/bc-hydro-run-river-project-provides-power-grid-improves-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/bc-hydro-run-river-project-provides-power-grid-improves-reliability#comments Projects in Progress Transmission Grid-Optimization Thu, 23 Jul 2015 21:11:00 +0000 71631 at http://tdworld.com