Asset Management Service http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7356/more en 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 Featured Poll: Gender in the Power Industry http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-gender-power-industry <div class="field-byline"> Paul Mauldin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When I entered the power industry back in the 1970s, there was nary a female engineer to be found.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-gender-power-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-gender-power-industry#comments Asset Management Service Polls Grid-Optimization Mon, 09 Feb 2015 17:46:00 +0000 62791 at http://tdworld.com william87/iStock/Thinkstock Collaboration Strengthens the Customer Connection http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/collaboration-strengthens-customer-connection <div class="field-byline"> Brittany Lyke, Duke Energy, and Wade P. Malcolm, OMNETRIC Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The future of outage management will engage the customer with analysis of emerging data sources to improve restoration and forge new customer relationships.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/collaboration-strengthens-customer-connection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/collaboration-strengthens-customer-connection#comments Asset Management Service Utilities Call Center Grid-Optimization Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:33:00 +0000 62181 at http://tdworld.com <p>To improve reliability and enhance customer engagement, many utilities are testing new technologies and enhancing their business processes to be more resilient and consumer focused.</p> Sony Hack Attack: Do We Need a ‘Safe Mode’ Reboot Option for the Grid? http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/sony-hack-attack-do-we-need-safe-mode-reboot-option-grid <div class="node-body article-body">Worth discussing anyway – because we certainly don’t want the next cyberwar to be lost fighting for the power grid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/sony-hack-attack-do-we-need-safe-mode-reboot-option-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/sony-hack-attack-do-we-need-safe-mode-reboot-option-grid#comments Asset Management Service Commentaries Grid-Optimization Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:31:00 +0000 60651 at http://tdworld.com Copyright Robert Marquardt / Getty Images Advanced Electric Utility Operations: What We Can Learn from the Nuclear Navy http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/advanced-electric-utility-operations-what-we-can-learn-nuclear-navy <div class="field-byline"> Mike Varney, Senior Director, Strategic Advisory Services at Bit Stew Systems </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Former U.S. Navy submarine commander shares and applies lessons learned from leading a nuclear-powered ship to the world of advanced utility operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/advanced-electric-utility-operations-what-we-can-learn-nuclear-navy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/advanced-electric-utility-operations-what-we-can-learn-nuclear-navy#comments Asset Management Service Grid-Optimization Thu, 20 Nov 2014 04:06:00 +0000 59271 at http://tdworld.com ITC Drives Performance with Asset Management http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/itc-drives-performance-asset-management <div class="field-byline"> Janice Yen, ITC Holdings Corp., and Donald J. Morrow, Quanta Technology </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Maintenance decisions are guided by quantitative metrics based on business objectives.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/itc-drives-performance-asset-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/itc-drives-performance-asset-management#comments Asset Management Service Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:34:00 +0000 58321 at http://tdworld.com <p>The METC system serves mostly low-population-density areas in Michigan&rsquo;s Lower Peninsula. Approximately 5600 circuit miles of high-voltage lines are spread over nearly 29,000 sq miles. Courtesy of ITC Holdings Corp.</p>