Asset Management Service http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7356/more en DOE, SDG&E Partner To Improve Resiliency Of Nation's Electric Grid http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/doe-sdge-partner-improve-resiliency-nations-electric-grid <div class="node-body article-body">San Diego Gas & Electric joined U.S. Secretary of Energy, Dr. Ernest Moniz, last week to formally launch the U.S. Department of Energy's Partnership for Energy Sector Climate Resilience.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/doe-sdge-partner-improve-resiliency-nations-electric-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/doe-sdge-partner-improve-resiliency-nations-electric-grid#comments Energizing Asset Management Service Grid-Optimization Wed, 06 May 2015 15:28:00 +0000 67631 at http://tdworld.com <p>SDG&amp;E Meteorologists Brian D&rsquo;Agostino and Steve Vanderburg in SDG&amp;E&#39;s Weather Center</p> Data Analytics Drive Business Transformation http://tdworld.com/distribution/data-analytics-drive-business-transformation <div class="field-byline"> Bill Bell and Ricky Orum, CenterPoint Energy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CenterPoint Energy harvests millions of data points to operate its business and serve customers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/data-analytics-drive-business-transformation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/data-analytics-drive-business-transformation#comments Asset Management Service Distribution Management Systems Distribution Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:05:00 +0000 67311 at http://tdworld.com Utility Industry Disruptions: Lemons or Lemonade? http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/utility-industry-disruptions-lemons-or-lemonade <div class="field-byline"> Paul Mauldin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Four worst cases and why they’re not so bad</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/asset-management-service/utility-industry-disruptions-lemons-or-lemonade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/utility-industry-disruptions-lemons-or-lemonade#comments Asset Management Service Commentaries Grid-Optimization Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:28:00 +0000 66591 at http://tdworld.com bevangoldswain/iStock/Thinkstock Featured Poll: New Hires - How Good Are They? http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-new-hires-how-good-are-they <div class="node-body article-body">The utility industry is losing about half of its employees – engineers, lineworkers and non-technical staff– to retirement over the next decade.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-new-hires-how-good-are-they" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-new-hires-how-good-are-they#comments Asset Management Service Polls Grid-Optimization Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:32:00 +0000 66411 at http://tdworld.com KatarzynaBialasiewicz/iStock/Thinkstock Reactive Power Stabilizes the Grid http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/reactive-power-stabilizes-grid-0 <div class="field-byline"> Clay Adams, Entergy, and Douglas J. Mader, Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Entergy shares lessons learned in the specification, design and deployment of static var compensators. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/reactive-power-stabilizes-grid-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/reactive-power-stabilizes-grid-0#comments Asset Management Service Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:13:00 +0000 65631 at http://tdworld.com <p>The static var compensator&rsquo;s low-voltage bus work and equipment carries high current and should be checked periodically for connection heating.</p> 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 Sierra Nevada's New Tool to Move Heavy Substation Equipment http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/sierra-nevadas-new-tool-move-heavy-substation-equipment <div class="node-body gallery-body">Sierra Nevada’s Elverta electrician crew built a new tool to help move heavy equipment in a new and more efficient way. </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/asset-management-service/sierra-nevadas-new-tool-move-heavy-substation-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/sierra-nevadas-new-tool-move-heavy-substation-equipment#comments Asset Management Service Electric Utility Operations Gallery Substations Grid-Optimization Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:59:00 +0000 65001 at http://tdworld.com AEP, FirstEnergy Win Inaugural EPRI Interoperability Leadership Award http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/aep-firstenergy-win-inaugural-epri-interoperability-leadership-award <div class="node-body article-body">American Electric Power and FirstEnergy were honored by the Electric Power Research Institute for their commitment to enabling an integrated electric grid .</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/aep-firstenergy-win-inaugural-epri-interoperability-leadership-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/aep-firstenergy-win-inaugural-epri-interoperability-leadership-award#comments Asset Management Service Grid-Optimization Mon, 09 Mar 2015 16:35:00 +0000 64521 at http://tdworld.com iStock/Thinkstock An Increased Focus on Breaker Reliability http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/increased-focus-breaker-reliability <div class="field-byline"> By Dirk Boender, Stedin Netbeheer B.V. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stedin ensures safety and security on installations equipped with circuit breakers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/increased-focus-breaker-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/increased-focus-breaker-reliability#comments Asset Management Service Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:20:00 +0000 63861 at http://tdworld.com <p>Stedin operators inspect the 13-kV minimum oil circuit breakers in the 50/13-kV Ridderkerk substation prior to replacement.</p> U.S. Power Reliability Part II: But What Does the Customer Want? http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/us-power-reliability-part-ii-what-does-customer-want <div class="field-byline"> Paul Mauldin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the first article of this two part series, "US Power Reliability: Are We Kidding Ourselves," our expert panel looked at some numbers that indicate that U.S. power reliability isn’t doing so well compared to some other countries and it may be getting worse.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/us-power-reliability-part-ii-what-does-customer-want" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/us-power-reliability-part-ii-what-does-customer-want#comments Asset Management Service Grid-Optimization Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:45:00 +0000 63521 at http://tdworld.com Copyright David Hecker/Getty Images