Asset Management Service http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7356/more en 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> PSE&G Monitors Asset Condition http://tdworld.com/distribution/pseg-monitors-asset-condition <div class="field-byline"> David Blew, PSE&amp;G </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Focused technology investment achieves measurable network improvements including system visibility for dispatchers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/pseg-monitors-asset-condition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/pseg-monitors-asset-condition#comments Asset Management Service Distribution Overhead Distribution Grid-Optimization Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:18:00 +0000 56741 at http://tdworld.com <p>Engineers analyze real-time network data in the operations center and will take action as conditions warrant.</p> Featured Poll: Power Engineering - Would I Choose it Again? http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-power-engineering-would-i-choose-it-again <div class="field-byline"> Paul Mauldin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">About half of utility industry engineers and other technologists reach retirement age this decade. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-power-engineering-would-i-choose-it-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-power-engineering-would-i-choose-it-again#comments Asset Management Service Polls Grid-Optimization Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:56:00 +0000 55381 at http://tdworld.com Minerva Studio/iStock/Thinkstock NYISO Opens New Power Control Center http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/nyiso-opens-new-power-control-center <div class="field-byline"> Stephen G. Whitley, New York Independent System Operator </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The latest digital monitoring technologies will enhance grid reliability and security throughout the state and region. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/nyiso-opens-new-power-control-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/nyiso-opens-new-power-control-center#comments Asset Management Service EMS /SCADA Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:43:00 +0000 54721 at http://tdworld.com <p>The NYISO has just completed a state-of-the-art control center that advances its commitment to reliability of the state&rsquo;s bulk power grid and the efficiency of wholesale markets.</p> ScottMadden Releases Summer 2014 Energy Industry Update http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/scottmadden-releases-summer-2014-energy-industry-update <div class="node-body article-body">ScottMadden, Inc. has released The Energy Industry Update. This semi-annual publication features ScottMadden’s view of recent significant events and emerging trends in the industry and is received by more than 10,000 industry leaders.</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/scottmadden-releases-summer-2014-energy-industry-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/scottmadden-releases-summer-2014-energy-industry-update#comments Asset Management Service Grid-Optimization Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:04:00 +0000 54591 at http://tdworld.com