Grid Optimization http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7355/more en PG&E to Phase Out Nuclear Power http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/pge-phase-out-nuclear-power <div class="node-body article-body">PG&E has announced a joint proposal with labor and environmental organizations that would increase investment in energy efficiency, renewables and storage</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/pge-phase-out-nuclear-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/pge-phase-out-nuclear-power#comments Generation Renewables Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:38:00 +0000 90571 at http://tdworld.com Take Care of Reliability, Take Care of Customers http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/take-care-reliability-take-care-customers <div class="field-byline"> Herschel K. Arant Jr., Central Georgia EMC </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Central Georgia EMC implements fault location, isolation and service restoration to improve system reliability and customer satisfaction.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/take-care-reliability-take-care-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/take-care-reliability-take-care-customers#comments Distribution Overhead Distribution Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:25:00 +0000 90391 at http://tdworld.com <p>Lineman Brad Selman inspects and repairs a recloser installation typical of the CGEMC system.</p> Renewable Power Buyers Wanted http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/renewable-power-buyers-wanted <div class="node-body article-body">Solar power will likely prove to be a highly resilient market participant, but an expanded grid is needed to move excess solar power to favorable market locations.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/renewable-power-buyers-wanted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/renewable-power-buyers-wanted#comments Generation Renewables Renewables Grid-Optimization Mon, 20 Jun 2016 21:48:00 +0000 90481 at http://tdworld.com Transmission Planning Needs Reformed http://tdworld.com/transmission/transmission-planning-needs-reformed <div class="node-body article-body">A new report released by Brattle finds that reforming the U.S. electric transmission planning and development process to address the evolving energy generation landscape could save customers</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/transmission-planning-needs-reformed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/transmission-planning-needs-reformed#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Wed, 15 Jun 2016 21:06:00 +0000 90321 at http://tdworld.com Get Ready for a DC Future http://tdworld.com/transmission/get-ready-dc-future <div class="field-byline"> Gregory Reed, Electric Power Systems Lab at the University of Pittsburgh </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the evolution of power electronics technologies and the development of HVDC breakers and other supporting technologies, we are seeing DC evolving to challenge AC</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/get-ready-dc-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/get-ready-dc-future#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Wed, 15 Jun 2016 20:39:00 +0000 90311 at http://tdworld.com U.S. Solar Market on Track for a Record-Breaking Year http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/us-solar-market-track-record-breaking-year <div class="node-body article-body">In the first quarter of 2016, 1,665 megawatts (MW) of solar PV were installed in the United States</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/us-solar-market-track-record-breaking-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/us-solar-market-track-record-breaking-year#comments Generation Renewables Renewables Grid-Optimization Wed, 15 Jun 2016 19:57:00 +0000 90291 at http://tdworld.com Crossed Wires: GoPro http://tdworld.com/commentaries/crossed-wires-gopro <div class="node-body article-body">Check in with Hinterland Electric as they train a new lineman.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/commentaries/crossed-wires-gopro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/commentaries/crossed-wires-gopro#comments Crossed Wires Commentaries Grid-Optimization Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:32:00 +0000 90331 at http://tdworld.com Is It the End of Traditional Regional Power Plants? http://tdworld.com/polls/it-end-traditional-regional-power-plants <div class="node-body article-body">A few weeks ago, the Nuclear Energy Institute reported that 15 to 20 additional nuclear plants may be forced to retire early due to market conditions. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/polls/it-end-traditional-regional-power-plants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/polls/it-end-traditional-regional-power-plants#comments Generation Renewables Polls Grid-Optimization Mon, 13 Jun 2016 19:34:00 +0000 90091 at http://tdworld.com Energy Storage: Are We There Yet? http://tdworld.com/commentaries/energy-storage-are-we-there-yet <div class="node-body article-body">Everyone recognizes the Energizer Bunny, the marketing icon for Energizer Batteries in North America. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/commentaries/energy-storage-are-we-there-yet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/commentaries/energy-storage-are-we-there-yet#comments Commentaries Grid-Optimization Mon, 13 Jun 2016 17:52:00 +0000 90081 at http://tdworld.com ABB Inaugurates Microgrid in South Africa http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/abb-inaugurates-microgrid-south-africa <div class="node-body article-body">ABB has commissioned an integrated solar-diesel microgrid installation at its 96,000 square meter Longmeadow facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/abb-inaugurates-microgrid-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/abb-inaugurates-microgrid-south-africa#comments Generation Renewables Overhead Distribution Grid-Optimization Thu, 09 Jun 2016 16:01:00 +0000 90001 at http://tdworld.com