Grid Optimization http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7355/more en Why Not a Generic Transmission Tower Design? http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/why-not-generic-transmission-tower-design <div class="node-body article-body"> I've traveled through a number of utility company service areas in the US. Every utility seems to have it's own transmission tower design</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/why-not-generic-transmission-tower-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/why-not-generic-transmission-tower-design#comments Grill the Grid Masters Grid-Optimization Thu, 21 May 2015 18:18:00 +0000 68381 at http://tdworld.com Retiring from the Power Industry http://tdworld.com/commentaries/retiring-power-industry <div class="node-body article-body">Have you ever wondered if you ever really will be able to retire? Our manager at Hinterland Electric wonders....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/commentaries/retiring-power-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/commentaries/retiring-power-industry#comments Crossed Wires Commentaries Grid-Optimization Thu, 21 May 2015 18:08:00 +0000 68371 at http://tdworld.com 100% Renewables Possible but Not Plausible http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/100-renewables-possible-not-plausible <div class="field-byline"> Jack Ellis </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The required storage won’t be available anytime soon. A quick analysis shows why.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/100-renewables-possible-not-plausible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/100-renewables-possible-not-plausible#comments Commentaries Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Thu, 21 May 2015 17:51:00 +0000 68361 at http://tdworld.com Duke Energy, University of South Florida St. Petersburg Unveil Solar Battery Project http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/duke-energy-university-south-florida-st-petersburg-unveil-solar-battery-projec <div class="node-body article-body">Duke Energy Florida and the University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) have unveiled a new solar battery project that will explore how to store and use energy from the sun</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/duke-energy-university-south-florida-st-petersburg-unveil-solar-battery-projec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/duke-energy-university-south-florida-st-petersburg-unveil-solar-battery-projec#comments Generation Renewables Grid-Optimization Thu, 21 May 2015 16:43:00 +0000 68351 at http://tdworld.com ABB and U.S. Policymakers Meet to Address Grid Vulnerability Issues http://tdworld.com/transmission/abb-and-us-policymakers-meet-address-grid-vulnerability-issues <div class="node-body article-body">ABB representatives testified before Congress at a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing and met with policymakers this week regarding minimizing grid vulnerabilities. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/abb-and-us-policymakers-meet-address-grid-vulnerability-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/abb-and-us-policymakers-meet-address-grid-vulnerability-issues#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Thu, 21 May 2015 16:18:00 +0000 68341 at http://tdworld.com <p>RecX prototype at Centerpoint Energy. See <a href="http://tdworld.com/substations/ready-roll-training-disaster-recovery-0" target="_blank"><em>Ready to Roll: Training for Disaster Recovery</em></a></p> NEMA Urges Congress to Direct a Transformer Reserve Program http://tdworld.com/transmission/nema-urges-congress-direct-transformer-reserve-program <div class="node-body article-body">This much-needed legislation would direct the Department of Energy to produce a plan to create a strategic transformer reserve program.</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/transmission/nema-urges-congress-direct-transformer-reserve-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/nema-urges-congress-direct-transformer-reserve-program#comments Energizing Transmission Grid-Optimization Wed, 20 May 2015 15:09:00 +0000 68271 at http://tdworld.com Ohio Edison's New Animal-Proof Substation http://tdworld.com/distribution/ohio-edisons-new-animal-proof-substation <div class="node-body gallery-body">Ohio Edison has energized a new $2.4 million substation in West Akron to enhance customer service reliability and help meet future demand for electricity in the area.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/ohio-edisons-new-animal-proof-substation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/ohio-edisons-new-animal-proof-substation#comments Distribution Gallery Substations Grid-Optimization Tue, 19 May 2015 20:19:00 +0000 68241 at http://tdworld.com Do You Sleep With Your Cell Phone? http://tdworld.com/polls/do-you-sleep-your-cell-phone <div class="node-body article-body">A few years ago the Pew Research Center found that 83 percent of men and women born after 1980</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/polls/do-you-sleep-your-cell-phone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/polls/do-you-sleep-your-cell-phone#comments Polls Grid-Optimization Mon, 11 May 2015 17:27:00 +0000 67811 at http://tdworld.com innovatedcaptures/iStock/Thinkstock FPL Unveils Grid Enhancements, Storm Prep on 10-year Anniversary of Hurricane Wilma http://tdworld.com/distribution/fpl-unveils-grid-enhancements-storm-prep-10-year-anniversary-hurricane-wilma <div class="node-body article-body">Florida Power & Light Co. last week held its annual storm drill, testing more than 3,500 employees to respond to Hurricane Falcon - a virtual Category 3 storm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/fpl-unveils-grid-enhancements-storm-prep-10-year-anniversary-hurricane-wilma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/fpl-unveils-grid-enhancements-storm-prep-10-year-anniversary-hurricane-wilma#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 11 May 2015 15:47:00 +0000 67801 at http://tdworld.com <p>Power lines bend in the wake of Hurricane Wilma on Oct. 24, 2005, in Ft Lauderdale, Florida. Hurricane Wilma hit the Western coast of Florida as a Category Three and departed the eastern coast as a Category Two hurricane. High winds from the fast moving hurricane caused widespread power outages across the state. (Photo by Richard Patterson/Getty Images)</p> Is California Able to Handle 100% Renewables? http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/california-able-handle-100-renewables <div class="field-byline"> Paul Mauldin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We could get to 100 percent renewables,” Michael Picker, president of the California Public Utilities Commission.</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/california-able-handle-100-renewables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/california-able-handle-100-renewables#comments Generation Renewables Polls Grid Optimization Renewables Grid-Optimization Mon, 11 May 2015 14:57:00 +0000 67791 at http://tdworld.com frankpeters/iStock/Thinkstock