Distribution http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7358/more en DOE, APPA Sign Agreement to Accelerate EV Market Growth http://tdworld.com/distribution/doe-appa-sign-agreement-accelerate-ev-market-growth <div class="node-body article-body">An MOU between the Department of Energy and the American Public Power Association ensures collaborative efforts to electrify personal and fleet transportation in public power communities throughout the United States.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/doe-appa-sign-agreement-accelerate-ev-market-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/doe-appa-sign-agreement-accelerate-ev-market-growth#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:46:00 +0000 92431 at http://tdworld.com Central Maine Power Breaks Ground on Energy Grid Upgrade http://tdworld.com/distribution/central-maine-power-breaks-ground-energy-grid-upgrade <div class="node-body article-body">Central Maine Power Co. has started construction on a project that will strengthen the grid serving parts of Kennebec and Waldo Counties.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/central-maine-power-breaks-ground-energy-grid-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/central-maine-power-breaks-ground-energy-grid-upgrade#comments Distribution Substations Grid-Optimization Fri, 22 Jul 2016 02:53:00 +0000 92331 at http://tdworld.com Utilities Automate Damage Assessment http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/utilities-automate-damage-assessment <div class="node-body article-body">AVANGRID companies partner in the development of an aerial damage-assessment solution.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/utilities-automate-damage-assessment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/utilities-automate-damage-assessment#comments Distribution Overhead Distribution Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:20:00 +0000 92261 at http://tdworld.com <p>NYSEG project team members LaWanda Ervin and Steve Hope review the ARIES assessment results for a staged storm event with Lockheed Martin systems engineers Tim Douglas and Alex Elhage during initial system testing at Lockheed Martin&rsquo;s facility in Owego, New York.</p> Featured Poll: To EV or Not to EV http://tdworld.com/commentaries/featured-poll-ev-or-not-ev <div class="node-body article-body">We have heard about the “coming boom” in electric vehicles for 20 years or longer. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/commentaries/featured-poll-ev-or-not-ev" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/commentaries/featured-poll-ev-or-not-ev#comments Commentaries Distribution Polls Grid-Optimization Mon, 11 Jul 2016 18:44:00 +0000 91501 at http://tdworld.com IEEE, Department of Energy Collaborate to Address Grid Modernization Challenges http://tdworld.com/distribution/ieee-department-energy-collaborate-address-grid-modernization-challenges <div class="node-body article-body">The IEEE Power & Energy Society and the U.S. Department of Energy has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to address grid modernization challenges with a focus on the distribution level. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/ieee-department-energy-collaborate-address-grid-modernization-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/ieee-department-energy-collaborate-address-grid-modernization-challenges#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:09:00 +0000 91171 at http://tdworld.com Joseph Paladino, Technical Advisor, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, US Department of Energy, with Patrick Ryan, Patricia A. Hoffman, and Damir Novosel, IEEE PES President Indiana Approves Duke Energy Plan to Modernize Grid http://tdworld.com/distribution/indiana-approves-duke-energy-plan-modernize-grid <div class="node-body article-body">The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission has approved Duke Energy's settlement with some of Indiana's key consumer groups.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/indiana-approves-duke-energy-plan-modernize-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/indiana-approves-duke-energy-plan-modernize-grid#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:52:00 +0000 91101 at http://tdworld.com Take Care of Reliability, Take Care of Customers http://tdworld.com/distribution/take-care-reliability-take-care-customers <div class="field-byline"> Herschel K. Arant Jr., Central Georgia EMC </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Central Georgia EMC implements fault location, isolation and service restoration to improve system reliability and customer satisfaction.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/take-care-reliability-take-care-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/take-care-reliability-take-care-customers#comments Distribution Overhead Distribution Grid-Optimization Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:25:00 +0000 90391 at http://tdworld.com <p>Lineman Brad Selman inspects and repairs a recloser installation typical of the CGEMC system.</p> FPL Hardens System Against Storm Outages http://tdworld.com/distribution/fpl-hardens-system-against-storm-outages <div class="node-body article-body">Line workers install concrete poles and more resilient power lines to increase reliability.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/fpl-hardens-system-against-storm-outages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/fpl-hardens-system-against-storm-outages#comments Features Distribution Overhead Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 20 Jun 2016 20:58:00 +0000 90451 at http://tdworld.com <p>An FPL line worker helps restore power in a tornado-ravaged area in Sarasota in January 2016. On average, hardened power lines perform 40% better than lines that have not been hardened, helping restore power faster after severe weather.</p> Upgrading the Town: Eversource Working on Reliability http://tdworld.com/distribution/upgrading-town-eversource-working-reliability <div class="node-body gallery-body">Eversource is investing $1.1 million to increase safety and reliability for customers in a town in Connecticut.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/upgrading-town-eversource-working-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/upgrading-town-eversource-working-reliability#comments Distribution Gallery Overhead Distribution Grid-Optimization Wed, 08 Jun 2016 14:35:00 +0000 89791 at http://tdworld.com JCP&L Proposes Monmouth County Reliability Project http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-proposes-monmouth-county-reliability-project <div class="node-body article-body">Jersey Central Power and Light is proposing the Monmouth County Reliability Project to enhance service and modernize the electric system. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-proposes-monmouth-county-reliability-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-proposes-monmouth-county-reliability-project#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 May 2016 18:26:00 +0000 89001 at http://tdworld.com