Asset Management Service http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7356/more en Permanent Solution for Emergency Restoration http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/permanent-solution-emergency-restoration <div class="field-byline"> Jill Hailey and David E. Blaha, Dominion Virginia Power </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dominion now stocks replacement transmission structures to enable its “do it once and walk away” strategy. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/permanent-solution-emergency-restoration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/permanent-solution-emergency-restoration#comments Asset Management Service Overhead Transmission Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:40:00 +0000 94831 at http://tdworld.com <p>After a tornado collapses a tower to the ground, Dominion&rsquo;s previous strategy would have been to install a temporary structure to restore service. Now the utility&rsquo;s response is a permanent one.</p> Drone Opportunities Soar http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/drone-opportunities-soar <div class="field-byline"> Eileen Lockhart, Xcel Energy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Xcel Energy’s use of unmanned aircraft systems demonstrates a potential to change operations that will enhance safety and improve restoration times.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/drone-opportunities-soar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/drone-opportunities-soar#comments Asset Management Service Overhead Transmission Silver Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:50:00 +0000 94841 at http://tdworld.com <p>The Hermes 450 has a cruising speed of 100 knots, and because it flies at higher altitudes, it is less intrusive to use in populated areas</p> Featured Poll: Is Transactive Energy the Next Big Thing? http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-transactive-energy-next-big-thing <div class="node-body article-body">A “transactive energy” enabled electric system contemplates an environment where commonly available energy price signals allow all customers</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-transactive-energy-next-big-thing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-transactive-energy-next-big-thing#comments Asset Management Service Polls Grid-Optimization Mon, 12 Sep 2016 18:22:00 +0000 94621 at http://tdworld.com alempkht/iStock/Thinkstock Smart Asset Management http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/smart-asset-management <div class="field-byline"> Terrence R. Donnelly, executive vice president and COO, Commonwealth Edison </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Like most infrastructure-intensive industries, the utility industry is not unique in facing the challenge of managing its aging infrastructure</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/smart-asset-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/smart-asset-management#comments Asset Management Service Grid-Optimization Mon, 12 Sep 2016 15:16:00 +0000 94591 at http://tdworld.com Sergey Nivens/iStock/Thinkstock The SMART Way to Improve Operations http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/smart-way-improve-operations <div class="field-byline"> Alena Bradbury and Payton White, KAMO Power </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Digital inspection software helps KAMO Power lighten the load while improving efficiencies and delivering results.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/smart-way-improve-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/smart-way-improve-operations#comments Asset Management Service Substations Wed, 17 Aug 2016 20:33:00 +0000 93521 at http://tdworld.com <p>KAMO Power&rsquo;s John Spurgeon used to spend a lot of time looking up previous test reports and equipment information, and researching the history of assets. Soon these efforts will be a thing of the past.</p> Millennials’ to Drive Future Value for Energy Utilities http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/millennials-drive-future-value-energy-utilities <div class="node-body article-body">Consumer demand for new energy-related products and services is high, especially for millennials (ages 18-34)</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/millennials-drive-future-value-energy-utilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/millennials-drive-future-value-energy-utilities#comments Asset Management Service Grid-Optimization Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:26:00 +0000 92191 at http://tdworld.com Camaraderie Counts http://tdworld.com/blog/camaraderie-counts <div class="node-body blog-body">We need to demonstrate to engineering students the camaraderie as well as the calculations</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/camaraderie-counts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/camaraderie-counts#comments Asset Management Service Commentaries Grid-Optimization The Grid Optimization Blog Mon, 27 Jun 2016 18:27:00 +0000 90801 at http://tdworld.com More Electricity Myths, Hoaxes and Rumors http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/more-electricity-myths-hoaxes-and-rumors <div class="node-body gallery-body">The rumor mill never dies, and the hoaxes and myths are either started or continue to be perpetuated. Electricity has more than its fair share of mysteries and urban legends.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/more-electricity-myths-hoaxes-and-rumors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/more-electricity-myths-hoaxes-and-rumors#comments Asset Management Service Gallery Smart Energy Consumer Grid-Optimization Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:22:00 +0000 90561 at http://tdworld.com Consumer Awareness for Smart Energy Services and Technologies at an All-Time High http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/consumer-awareness-smart-energy-services-and-technologies-all-time-high <div class="node-body article-body">Through a first-of-its-kind analysis, the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative’s Empowered Consumer Report has found that consumer awareness for next-generation smart energy technologies is at an all-time high</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/consumer-awareness-smart-energy-services-and-technologies-all-time-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/consumer-awareness-smart-energy-services-and-technologies-all-time-high#comments Asset Management Service Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 18 May 2016 20:17:00 +0000 88821 at http://tdworld.com Duke Augments Reality http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/duke-augments-reality <div class="field-byline"> Aleksandar Vukojević and Chet Johnson, Duke Energy, and John J. Simmins, Electric Power Research Institute </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Duke Energy works with EPRI to investigate and pilot the use of smart glasses in electric utility operations.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/duke-augments-reality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/duke-augments-reality#comments Asset Management Service Substations Thu, 21 Apr 2016 17:30:00 +0000 86701 at http://tdworld.com <p>Using the warehouse counting app developed by Atheer Air, smart glasses offer views of the warehouse and retrieved items. In addition, the smart glasses have scanned the UPC of the retrieved item to check it off the retrieval list and update inventory.</p>