Distribution http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7358/more en SDG&E to Install Thousands of EV Charging Stations http://tdworld.com/distribution/sdge-install-thousands-ev-charging-stations <div class="node-body article-body">The California Public Utilities Commission has approved San Diego Gas & Electric’s Electric Vehicle Grid-Integration pilot project.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/sdge-install-thousands-ev-charging-stations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/sdge-install-thousands-ev-charging-stations#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:45:00 +0000 81941 at http://tdworld.com Supreme Court Rules for FERC Order 745 on Demand Response http://tdworld.com/distribution/supreme-court-rules-ferc-order-745-demand-response <div class="node-body article-body">The Supreme Court upheld the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's authority to regulate demand response programs in wholesale markets. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/supreme-court-rules-ferc-order-745-demand-response" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/supreme-court-rules-ferc-order-745-demand-response#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:42:00 +0000 81271 at http://tdworld.com World Energy Council Forecasts 70% Drop in Energy Storage Costs by 2030 http://tdworld.com/distribution/world-energy-council-forecasts-70-drop-energy-storage-costs-2030 <div class="node-body article-body">A new report from the World Energy Council with lead authors from DNV GL forecasts strong growth in global adoption of electrical energy storage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/world-energy-council-forecasts-70-drop-energy-storage-costs-2030" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/world-energy-council-forecasts-70-drop-energy-storage-costs-2030#comments Distribution Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:17:00 +0000 81261 at http://tdworld.com 123ArtistImages/iStock/Thinkstock Interoperability Testing of Substation Equipment http://tdworld.com/distribution/interoperability-testing-substation-equipment <div class="field-byline"> Chan Wong and Tammy Lapeyrouse, Entergy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Entergy’s future-substation team is proof-testing the interoperability of multi-vendor station equipment to ensure robustness and reliability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/interoperability-testing-substation-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/interoperability-testing-substation-equipment#comments Distribution Substations Grid-Optimization Silver Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:59:00 +0000 80131 at http://tdworld.com <p>On deployment day, the team &mdash; from the left, Evandro Oliveira, Siemens application engineer; Mike Ramlachan, ALSTOM lead application engineer; Eric Stranz, Siemens business development manager; Mark Mills, Siemens networking engineer; and ShreyasPawale, Entergy settings engineer &mdash; configures the parallel redundancy protocol network for all the IEDs.</p> Sensors Raise System Intelligence http://tdworld.com/distribution/sensors-raise-system-intelligence <div class="field-byline"> Rick Teigland and David Herlong, Florida Power &amp; Light Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">FPL distribution grid sensor deployment is aimed at increasing grid resiliency, preventing outages and reducing service restoration times.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/sensors-raise-system-intelligence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/sensors-raise-system-intelligence#comments Distribution Management Systems Distribution Overhead Distribution Grid-Optimization Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:41:00 +0000 80081 at http://tdworld.com <p>This optional ArcShield shown with the Sentient MM3 sensor will protect the sensor from traveling arcs that could destroy sensitive electronics. The FPL service area is in the highest lightning activity area in the United States, so this protection is a vital component of the infrastructure.</p> Eversource Prepares Electric Grid for Winter’s Worst http://tdworld.com/distribution/eversource-prepares-electric-grid-winter-s-worst <div class="node-body article-body">With extreme weather on the rise and winter fast approaching, Eversource crews are busy maintaining and upgrading electrical equipment all across Western Massachusetts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/eversource-prepares-electric-grid-winter-s-worst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/eversource-prepares-electric-grid-winter-s-worst#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:17:00 +0000 79561 at http://tdworld.com Toronto Hydro to Launch World's First Underwater Energy Storage System http://tdworld.com/distribution/toronto-hydro-launch-worlds-first-underwater-energy-storage-system <div class="node-body article-body">Located 3 km off Toronto Island and in 55 m of water, sits the first ever underwater compressed air energy storage system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/toronto-hydro-launch-worlds-first-underwater-energy-storage-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/toronto-hydro-launch-worlds-first-underwater-energy-storage-system#comments Distribution Underground T&D Grid-Optimization Thu, 10 Dec 2015 20:20:00 +0000 79481 at http://tdworld.com Microgrids Go Mainstream http://tdworld.com/distribution/microgrids-go-mainstream <div class="node-body gallery-body">The worldwide microgrid market is developing rapidly: following are images of microgrids and their development.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/microgrids-go-mainstream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/microgrids-go-mainstream#comments Distribution Gallery Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 Nov 2015 03:46:00 +0000 78571 at http://tdworld.com JCP&L Circuit Upgrades Enhance Service Reliability http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-circuit-upgrades-enhance-service-reliability <div class="node-body article-body">Jersey Central Power & Light has completed upgrades to enhance service reliability on 31 circuits serving nearly 50,000 customers across its service area</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-circuit-upgrades-enhance-service-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-circuit-upgrades-enhance-service-reliability#comments Distribution Overhead Distribution Grid-Optimization Thu, 19 Nov 2015 22:45:00 +0000 78431 at http://tdworld.com <p>JCP&amp;L crews installing crossarms earlier this year.</p> Marijuana Growing Legal in Northwest, but Safety, Electric Capacity Issues Remain http://tdworld.com/distribution/marijuana-growing-legal-northwest-safety-electric-capacity-issues-remain <div class="node-body article-body">Legal indoor marijuana growing operations are a new electrical safety concern in both Oregon and Washington.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/marijuana-growing-legal-northwest-safety-electric-capacity-issues-remain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/marijuana-growing-legal-northwest-safety-electric-capacity-issues-remain#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Thu, 19 Nov 2015 01:51:00 +0000 78401 at http://tdworld.com