Distribution http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7358/more en Penelec Completing Long-Term Infrastructure Improvement Plan http://tdworld.com/distribution/penelec-completing-long-term-infrastructure-improvement-plan <div class="node-body article-body">Pennsylvania Electric Co. is completing work on approximately $11 million of electric system projects as part of its 2016 Long-Term Infrastructure Improvement Plan</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/penelec-completing-long-term-infrastructure-improvement-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/penelec-completing-long-term-infrastructure-improvement-plan#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:13:00 +0000 98601 at http://tdworld.com Penelec FERC Issues Proposal to Integrate Storage into Energy Markets http://tdworld.com/distribution/ferc-issues-proposal-integrate-storage-energy-markets <div class="node-body article-body">In a Nov. 17, 2016, news release, FERC announced the start of a 60-day comment period in response to its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, which would require Regional Transmission Organizations</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/ferc-issues-proposal-integrate-storage-energy-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/ferc-issues-proposal-integrate-storage-energy-markets#comments Energy Storage Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:56:00 +0000 98351 at http://tdworld.com By UniEnergy Technologies (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons What is the Most Frequent Cause of Outages? http://tdworld.com/distribution/what-most-frequent-cause-outages <div class="node-body article-body">The most important metric in the power industry is the percentage of time we keep the lights on. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/what-most-frequent-cause-outages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/what-most-frequent-cause-outages#comments Distribution Grill the Grid Masters Grid-Optimization Thu, 17 Nov 2016 01:25:00 +0000 98151 at http://tdworld.com PG&E and BMW Partner on Next Phase of Pilot Studying EV Charging http://tdworld.com/distribution/pge-and-bmw-partner-next-phase-pilot-studying-ev-charging <div class="node-body article-body">Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and automaker BMW have announced the second phase of the BMW ChargeForward program to test the ability of electric vehicles</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/pge-and-bmw-partner-next-phase-pilot-studying-ev-charging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/pge-and-bmw-partner-next-phase-pilot-studying-ev-charging#comments Distribution Overhead Distribution Grid-Optimization Tue, 15 Nov 2016 23:23:00 +0000 98081 at http://tdworld.com BMW Obama Administration Accelerates Deployment of EVs, Charging Infrastructure http://tdworld.com/distribution/obama-administration-accelerates-deployment-evs-charging-infrastructure <div class="node-body article-body">In a wide-ranging initiative, the Obama Administration provided a series of announcements for National Electric Vehicle Charging Corridors on U.S. Highways</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/obama-administration-accelerates-deployment-evs-charging-infrastructure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/obama-administration-accelerates-deployment-evs-charging-infrastructure#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Thu, 10 Nov 2016 18:09:00 +0000 97751 at http://tdworld.com Completing Upgrades Four Years After Hurricane Sandy http://tdworld.com/distribution/completing-upgrades-four-years-after-hurricane-sandy <div class="node-body article-body">Con Edison is on schedule to complete $1 billion in upgrade projects which it commenced for years ago in response to Hurricane Sandy, to protect its systems from severe weather events</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/completing-upgrades-four-years-after-hurricane-sandy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/completing-upgrades-four-years-after-hurricane-sandy#comments Distribution Underground T&D Grid-Optimization Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:56:00 +0000 97711 at http://tdworld.com <p>Raised ConEd substation</p> CENACE Explores Baja California Norte Participation in California ISO EIM http://tdworld.com/distribution/cenace-explores-baja-california-norte-participation-california-iso-eim <div class="node-body article-body">Participation in the western EIM will offer CENACE lower-cost electricity and increased renewable integration.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/cenace-explores-baja-california-norte-participation-california-iso-eim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/cenace-explores-baja-california-norte-participation-california-iso-eim#comments Distribution Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:04:00 +0000 97031 at http://tdworld.com Work Underway on Substation to Support Western PA Shale Gas Industry http://tdworld.com/transmission/work-underway-substation-support-western-pa-shale-gas-industry <div class="node-body article-body">Construction has begun on a new FirstEnergy Corp. transmission substation near Burgettstown, Pa., to help meet the increased electrical usage of the area's expanding Marcellus Shale gas industry. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/work-underway-substation-support-western-pa-shale-gas-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/work-underway-substation-support-western-pa-shale-gas-industry#comments Distribution Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:20:00 +0000 96951 at http://tdworld.com <p>Construction crews install bus work at a new FirstEnergy transmission substation in Smith Township, Washington County, Pa.</p> Analysis Drives Future Substation Configurations http://tdworld.com/distribution/analysis-drives-future-substation-configurations <div class="field-byline"> Edward Coster and Dirk Boender, Stedin, and Bram Staarink, Alliander </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stedin presents a changing perspective on medium-voltage network design and reliability. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/analysis-drives-future-substation-configurations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/analysis-drives-future-substation-configurations#comments Distribution Substations Grid-Optimization Thu, 25 Aug 2016 22:08:00 +0000 93751 at http://tdworld.com <p>Bart Kers and Wim Kerstens from Stedin&rsquo;s asset management deparment review documents for the project that will replace the 10-kV switchgear, including protection, monitoring and control, in the 50/10-kV Utrecht Leidseveer substation</p> JCP&L Enhancing Electric System with $387 Million in Infrastructure Projects http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-enhancing-electric-system-387-million-infrastructure-projects <div class="node-body article-body">Jersey Central Power & Light is continuing construction work this summer and throughout the remainder of 2016 on distribution and transmission infrastructure </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-enhancing-electric-system-387-million-infrastructure-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-enhancing-electric-system-387-million-infrastructure-projects#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:47:00 +0000 93641 at http://tdworld.com To help enhance service reliability for customers, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is continuing construction work this summer and throughout the remainder of 2016 on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects totaling approximately $387 million in its northern and central New Jersey service areas.