Grid Optimization http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7355/more en 5 Moving Videos of the Lineman Life: National Lineman Appreciation Day http://tdworld.com/commentaries/5-moving-videos-lineman-life-national-lineman-appreciation-day <div class="node-body article-body">Following are five videos T&amp;D World has collected that give a glimpse of these true heroes and the challenges and rewards they face in their chosen career, and in their lives</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/commentaries/5-moving-videos-lineman-life-national-lineman-appreciation-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/commentaries/5-moving-videos-lineman-life-national-lineman-appreciation-day#comments Commentaries Electric Utility Operations Gallery Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:26:00 +0000 47291 at http://tdworld.com Photograph by Vincent McDonald, CPS Energy Smart Grid and Outdoor Products Work Together at ABB http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/smart-grid-and-outdoor-products-work-together-abb <div class="node-body video-body">Paul Mauldin talks with ABB's Leonardo Romano and Howard Self about how smart grid and outdoor products work with one another. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/smart-grid-and-outdoor-products-work-together-abb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/smart-grid-and-outdoor-products-work-together-abb#comments IEEE PES Grid Opt Smart Grid Video Grid-Optimization Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:29:00 +0000 47201 at http://tdworld.com ABB Review Special Report: Medium Voltage products http://tdworld.com/white-papers/abb-review-special-report-medium-voltage-products <div class="node-body article-body">The MV power world is in the midst of a challenging, and yet exciting, time. Download this free report and learn how new technology solutions are modernizing the power network.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/white-papers/abb-review-special-report-medium-voltage-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/white-papers/abb-review-special-report-medium-voltage-products#comments White Papers Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:27:00 +0000 47211 at http://tdworld.com Safety Concerns of High Levels of Hydrogen in Active Transformers http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/safety-concerns-high-levels-hydrogen-active-transformers <div class="node-body article-body">Please discuss the safety concerns of having high levels of hydrogen in active transformers, and safety precautions when collecting oil samples, adding oil, replacing fuses or operating the internal load break switch. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/safety-concerns-high-levels-hydrogen-active-transformers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/safety-concerns-high-levels-hydrogen-active-transformers#comments Grill the Grid Masters Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:56:00 +0000 47131 at http://tdworld.com Flicker: Axel Bruns Center for Rural Affairs Offers Transmission Project Fact Sheets, Maps http://tdworld.com/transmission/center-rural-affairs-offers-transmission-project-fact-sheets-maps <div class="node-body article-body">The Center for Rural Affairs has produced a series of fact sheets and an online database for sharing information about electricity transmission line projects in the Midwest and upper Great Plains. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/center-rural-affairs-offers-transmission-project-fact-sheets-maps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/center-rural-affairs-offers-transmission-project-fact-sheets-maps#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:18:00 +0000 47121 at http://tdworld.com Monetizing the Geospatial Information System: The Value of GIS Data Quality for Electric Utilities http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/monetizing-geospatial-information-system-value-gis-data-quality-electric-utiliti <div class="field-byline"> EPRI, November 2012 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Smart grid technologies have received great fanfare and investment in the preceding decade, which have overshadowed investment in GIS data as a foundation to the smart grid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/monetizing-geospatial-information-system-value-gis-data-quality-electric-utiliti" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/monetizing-geospatial-information-system-value-gis-data-quality-electric-utiliti#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:46:00 +0000 47111 at http://tdworld.com The Challenges of Customers' Acceptance of Demand Response http://tdworld.com/commentaries/challenges-customers-acceptance-demand-response <div class="field-byline"> John Baker, Energy Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We are living through a ground swell of broadband communications expansion. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/commentaries/challenges-customers-acceptance-demand-response" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/commentaries/challenges-customers-acceptance-demand-response#comments Commentaries Distribution Grid-Optimization Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:10:00 +0000 47101 at http://tdworld.com Ameren Illinois Electric Modernization Plan on Track http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/ameren-illinois-electric-modernization-plan-track <div class="node-body article-body">Ameren Illinois has exceeded its yearly reliability performance goals required by the state's Energy Infrastructure Modernization Act (EIMA). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/ameren-illinois-electric-modernization-plan-track" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/ameren-illinois-electric-modernization-plan-track#comments Energizing Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:19:00 +0000 47021 at http://tdworld.com <p>Ben Patterson, journeyman lineman, left, and Heath Kinder, electric crew leader, Ameren Illinois, prepare the guy wire before setting a new pole outside. Ameren Illinois is investing $3.5 billion over the next five years to build a next generation energy delivery system.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> ABB's Adam Guglielmo on Tropos Acquisition http://tdworld.com/grid-optimization/abbs-adam-guglielmo-tropos-acquisition <div class="node-body video-body">ABB's Adam Guglielmo talks with Transmission & Distribution World's Paul Mauldin about how grid modernization and smart grid helped them acquire Tropos.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-optimization/abbs-adam-guglielmo-tropos-acquisition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-optimization/abbs-adam-guglielmo-tropos-acquisition#comments IEEE PES Grid Optimization Video Grid-Optimization Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:35:00 +0000 46981 at http://tdworld.com Brittany Nottingham with ABB on Medium Voltage Switchgear http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/brittany-nottingham-abb-medium-voltage-switchgear <div class="node-body video-body"><p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">Paul Mauldin talks with Brittany Nottingham from ABB about medium voltage and the challenges surrounding it.</span></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/brittany-nottingham-abb-medium-voltage-switchgear#comments IEEE PES Grid Optimization Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:52:00 +0000 46971 at http://tdworld.com