Distribution http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7358/more en SDG&E Proposes to Install 'Tens of Thousands' of EV Charging Stations http://tdworld.com/distribution/sdge-proposes-install-tens-thousands-ev-charging-stations <div class="node-body article-body">San Diego Gas & Electric has filed a series of proposals with the California Public Utilities Commission to install tens of thousands of electric charging stations</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/sdge-proposes-install-tens-thousands-ev-charging-stations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/sdge-proposes-install-tens-thousands-ev-charging-stations#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:50:00 +0000 100721 at http://tdworld.com Can Electrical Infrastructure Be Protected from Avalanches? http://tdworld.com/distribution/can-electrical-infrastructure-be-protected-avalanches <div class="node-body article-body">Most of us think about sledding, snowball fights and snowpeople (gender-neutral) when we think about snow. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/can-electrical-infrastructure-be-protected-avalanches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/can-electrical-infrastructure-be-protected-avalanches#comments Distribution Grid Optimization Grid-Optimization Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:25:00 +0000 100581 at http://tdworld.com med_ved/iStock/Thinkstock Featured Poll: What is the Electric Distribution Company’s Future Role? http://tdworld.com/distribution/featured-poll-what-electric-distribution-company-s-future-role <div class="node-body article-body">We’ve all heard the phrase…”that’s how we roll…” when someone is talking about their approach to a situation. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/featured-poll-what-electric-distribution-company-s-future-role" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/featured-poll-what-electric-distribution-company-s-future-role#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 09 Jan 2017 17:08:00 +0000 100151 at http://tdworld.com Applying Infrared to the Underground System http://tdworld.com/installation-techniques/applying-infrared-underground-system <div class="field-byline"> Colleen Murach, Con Edison </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Con Edison uses infrared technology to enhance cable inspections, which result in a safer and more reliable network.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/installation-techniques/applying-infrared-underground-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/installation-techniques/applying-infrared-underground-system#comments Installation Techniques Distribution Grid-Optimization Wed, 21 Dec 2016 22:04:00 +0000 99741 at http://tdworld.com <p>Colleen Murach, a Con Edison technical associate, removes an infrared camera from its packaging for an underground crew working on a Brooklyn street.</p> Con Edison Modernizes Substation Serving NYC http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-modernizes-substation-serving-nyc <div class="field-byline"> Manuel Pimenta, Consolidated Edison </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the utility upgrades equipment at a critical downtown substation powering Manhattan. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-modernizes-substation-serving-nyc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-modernizes-substation-serving-nyc#comments Distribution Electric Utility Operations Substations Grid-Optimization Silver Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:05:00 +0000 99561 at http://tdworld.com <p>The East 13th Street substation is seen in the foreground, in front of the East River generating station, near FDR Drive and the East River.</p> Situational Awareness Offers Grid Benefits http://tdworld.com/distribution/situational-awareness-offers-grid-benefits <div class="field-byline"> Ron Kirker, NV Energy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NV Energy uses line sensors to improve distribution service reliability.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/situational-awareness-offers-grid-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/situational-awareness-offers-grid-benefits#comments Installation Techniques Distribution Tue, 20 Dec 2016 19:04:00 +0000 99411 at http://tdworld.com <p>NV Energy is deploying smart grid sensors on remote distribution feeders to obtain accurate, real-time system information.</p> Xcel Energy's Major T&D System Expansion http://tdworld.com/distribution/xcel-energys-major-td-system-expansion <div class="field-byline"> Peter Manos, Smart Utility Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Xcel Energy has recently announced a wide range of expansion plans, including $1.6 billion in T&D system upgrades in the territory of its subsidiary Southwestern Public Service Company</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/xcel-energys-major-td-system-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/xcel-energys-major-td-system-expansion#comments Distribution Overhead Distribution Smart Utility Grid-Optimization Tue, 20 Dec 2016 02:56:00 +0000 99681 at http://tdworld.com SCE Puts 500-kV Underground http://tdworld.com/distribution/sce-puts-500-kv-underground <div class="field-byline"> James Sheftal and Roman Vazquez III, Southern California Edison, and Charles R. Eck III and BriAnna Chavez, Burns &amp; McDonnell </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A first-of-its-kind installation in North America uses cross-linked polyethylene cable for a segment of the Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/sce-puts-500-kv-underground" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/sce-puts-500-kv-underground#comments Installation Techniques Distribution Grid-Optimization Silver Mon, 19 Dec 2016 17:33:00 +0000 99391 at http://tdworld.com Serial Radio or Cellular Communication System? http://tdworld.com/distribution/serial-radio-or-cellular-communication-system <div class="node-body article-body">More and more intelligence is being built into distribution systems. This requires more communication capability.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/serial-radio-or-cellular-communication-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/serial-radio-or-cellular-communication-system#comments Distribution Grid Optimization Grid-Optimization Fri, 16 Dec 2016 01:25:00 +0000 99381 at http://tdworld.com agafapaperiapunta/iStock/Thinkstock Is FERC's New Rule on Energy Storage & DER Aggregators a Game Changer? http://tdworld.com/distribution/fercs-new-rule-energy-storage-der-aggregators-game-changer <div class="node-body article-body">FERC announced a proposed rulemaking that will allow energy storage and distributed energy resource (DER) aggregators</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/fercs-new-rule-energy-storage-der-aggregators-game-changer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/fercs-new-rule-energy-storage-der-aggregators-game-changer#comments Distribution Transmission Grid-Optimization Wed, 14 Dec 2016 17:46:00 +0000 99331 at http://tdworld.com Alberto Masnovo/iStock/Thinkstock