Asset Management Service http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7356/more en Solve This: Can You Hear Me Now? http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/solve-can-you-hear-me-now <div class="node-body article-body">Frank from the Hinterland Electric distribution team was dispatched to investigate a potential harmonics problem.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/solve-can-you-hear-me-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/solve-can-you-hear-me-now#comments Asset Management Service Grid Optimization Grid-Optimization Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:54:00 +0000 98611 at http://tdworld.com Chatreep/iStock/Thinkstock KEPCO Plans Extensive Asset Replacement Work http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/kepco-plans-extensive-asset-replacement-work <div class="field-byline"> Yoshio Ogama, Akiji Matsuda and Naoto Fujioka, Kansai Electric Power Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Utility seeks long-term optimization of a replacement plan for aged infrastructure.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/kepco-plans-extensive-asset-replacement-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/kepco-plans-extensive-asset-replacement-work#comments Asset Management Service Tue, 22 Nov 2016 20:57:00 +0000 98261 at http://tdworld.com <p>Replacement of transmission towers in an urban area can require a long-term outage.</p> Innovation Unlocks Grid Benefits http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/innovation-unlocks-grid-benefits <div class="field-byline"> Russ Griffith and Alex Portilla, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Demonstration projects help PG&E integrate third-party assets into the grid.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/innovation-unlocks-grid-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/innovation-unlocks-grid-benefits#comments Asset Management Service Distributed Energy Resources Renewables Smart Utility Grid-Optimization Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:34:00 +0000 98101 at http://tdworld.com U.S. Power Utilities Improve Reliability for Four Consecutive Years http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/us-power-utilities-improve-reliability-four-consecutive-years <div class="node-body article-body">PA Consulting Group has announced that the reliability performance of the nation's power utilities improved for the fourth consecutive year.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/us-power-utilities-improve-reliability-four-consecutive-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/us-power-utilities-improve-reliability-four-consecutive-years#comments Asset Management Service Distributed Energy Resources Grid-Optimization Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:13:00 +0000 98401 at http://tdworld.com Electricity Restructuring Deja Vu http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/electricity-restructuring-deja-vu <div class="field-byline"> Dave Shadle, Grid Optimization Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Those of us who can recall the “Yogism’s” probably also recall electricity deregulation or restructuring the first time around. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/electricity-restructuring-deja-vu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/electricity-restructuring-deja-vu#comments Asset Management Service Grid-Optimization Wed, 16 Nov 2016 18:25:00 +0000 98141 at http://tdworld.com Featured Poll: The Great Deregulation Experiment http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-great-deregulation-experiment <div class="node-body article-body">Time flies. It has been 20 years since deregulation began in the electric utility sector. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-great-deregulation-experiment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-great-deregulation-experiment#comments Asset Management Service Grid-Optimization Mon, 14 Nov 2016 18:00:00 +0000 97831 at http://tdworld.com Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock Does the Grid Need Smarter Engineers? http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/does-grid-need-smarter-engineers <div class="node-body article-body">This past summer has given me ample opportunity to do something I really enjoy: travel.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/does-grid-need-smarter-engineers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/does-grid-need-smarter-engineers#comments Asset Management Service Distributed Energy Resources Grid-Optimization Wed, 09 Nov 2016 15:19:00 +0000 97681 at http://tdworld.com Complexity Rules in the 21st Century http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/complexity-rules-21st-century <div class="field-byline"> Mike Ahern, Worcester Polytechnic Institute </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Higher education seeks to keep pace with today’s industry trends and prepare the next generation of engineers for a new kind of power industry. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/complexity-rules-21st-century" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/complexity-rules-21st-century#comments Asset Management Service Safety and Training Smart Utility Grid-Optimization Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:03:00 +0000 97081 at http://tdworld.com Solve This: Stuck Nut http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/solve-stuck-nut <div class="node-body article-body">In trying to loosen an over-tightened and stuck nut on a threaded shaft should you</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/solve-stuck-nut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/solve-stuck-nut#comments Asset Management Service Grid Optimization Grid-Optimization Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:54:00 +0000 96961 at http://tdworld.com tanyapoorin/iStock/Thinkstock Wireless Data-Center-on-a-Chip Aims to Cut Energy Use http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/wireless-data-center-chip-aims-cut-energy-use <div class="node-body article-body">A Washington State University research team has designed a tiny, wireless data center that someday could be as small as a hand-held device and dramatically reduce the energy needed to run such centers. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/wireless-data-center-chip-aims-cut-energy-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/wireless-data-center-chip-aims-cut-energy-use#comments Asset Management Service DELETE Grid-Optimization Mon, 10 Oct 2016 18:46:00 +0000 96111 at http://tdworld.com