Distribution http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7358/more en PG&E Crews Respond to Major December Storm http://tdworld.com/distribution/pge-crews-respond-major-december-storm <div class="field-byline"> PG&amp;E Currents </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Since last Wednesday, PG&E crews have worked around the clock to restore power to half a million customers in California impacted by a major storm. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/pge-crews-respond-major-december-storm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/pge-crews-respond-major-december-storm#comments Energizing Distribution Grid-Optimization Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:44:00 +0000 60471 at http://tdworld.com Featured Poll: Protecting the Grid from Attack http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-protecting-grid-attack <div class="node-body article-body">Until recently the U.S. power industry has pretty much ignored the vulnerability of the grid to physical attack. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-protecting-grid-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-protecting-grid-attack#comments Distribution Polls Grid-Optimization Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:58:00 +0000 60141 at http://tdworld.com Decentralized Power Generation Will Boost the Global Grid-scale Energy Storage System Market by 2019 http://tdworld.com/distribution/decentralized-power-generation-will-boost-global-grid-scale-energy-storage-system-marke <div class="node-body article-body">TechNavio has published a new report on the Global Grid-scale Energy Storage System Market, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of 35.5 percent from 2015-2019. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/decentralized-power-generation-will-boost-global-grid-scale-energy-storage-system-marke" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/decentralized-power-generation-will-boost-global-grid-scale-energy-storage-system-marke#comments Distribution The Smarter Grid Grid-Optimization Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:52:00 +0000 59411 at http://tdworld.com Global Electricity Metering Market $26.8 Billion Per Year By 2024 http://tdworld.com/distribution/global-electricity-metering-market-268-billion-year-2024 <div class="node-body article-body">The 1.8 billion unit global electricity metering market is undergoing a shift from legacy to smart metering technologies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/global-electricity-metering-market-268-billion-year-2024" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/global-electricity-metering-market-268-billion-year-2024#comments Distribution Lies and Stats Grid-Optimization Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:34:00 +0000 59361 at http://tdworld.com U.S. Air Force Tests First All-Electric Vehicle-to-Grid Fleet in the Nation http://tdworld.com/distribution/us-air-force-tests-first-all-electric-vehicle-grid-fleet-nation <div class="node-body article-body">The Air Force unveiled the Federal Government's first non-tactical vehicle fleet composed entirely of plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles at Los Angeles Air Force Base, home of the Space and Missile Systems Center, Friday, Nov. 14.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/us-air-force-tests-first-all-electric-vehicle-grid-fleet-nation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/us-air-force-tests-first-all-electric-vehicle-grid-fleet-nation#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:16:00 +0000 59351 at http://tdworld.com <p>Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment, and Energy Miranda A.A. Ballentine visits the Space and Missile Systems Center plug-in electric vehicle fleet unveiling at Los Angeles Air Force Base on Nov 14, 2014 with hosts SMC Vice Commander Maj. Gen. Robert McMurry and 61st Air Base Group commander Col. Donna Turner (pictured on right). The all-electric/hybrid fleet is the first of its kind in the Dept. of Defense and will serve as a year-long test for expansion throughout the DoD. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sarah Corrice) (PRNewsFoto/Los Angeles Air Force Base)</p> Outages – the Necessary Evil http://tdworld.com/blog/outages-necessary-evil <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Outages are expensive, soak up resources, weaken the system while they are in effect and aren&rsquo;t always restored on time as promised to the customer. But, in one form or the other, we have to live with them.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grid-optimization-blog">The Grid Optimization Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/outages-necessary-evil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/outages-necessary-evil#comments Commentaries Distribution Grid-Optimization The Grid Optimization Blog Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:18:00 +0000 59321 at http://tdworld.com Electric Reliability From the Customer View http://tdworld.com/distribution/electric-reliability-customer-view <div class="node-body article-body">Obsession with reliability indices diverts attention from the bigger picture. Isn't our real goal customer satisfaction: something that SAIDI and her “sisters” don't adequately measure?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/electric-reliability-customer-view" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/electric-reliability-customer-view#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Thu, 20 Nov 2014 03:36:00 +0000 59261 at http://tdworld.com Copyright Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images EEI Announces Industry Commitment to Fleet Electrification at White House Roundtable Discussion http://tdworld.com/distribution/eei-announces-industry-commitment-fleet-electrification-white-house-roundtable-discussi <div class="node-body article-body">During a White House event, PG&E Corp. Chairman Tony Earley and Edison Electric Institute President Tom Kuhn announced two electric power industry initiatives to further commercialize electric transportation technologies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/eei-announces-industry-commitment-fleet-electrification-white-house-roundtable-discussi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/eei-announces-industry-commitment-fleet-electrification-white-house-roundtable-discussi#comments Energizing Distribution Grid-Optimization Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:02:00 +0000 59221 at http://tdworld.com <p>The exportable power module on EDI&rsquo;s Class 5 PHEV utility work truck is capable of providing up to 120 kW of exportable power, enough to power 80% of the transformers in PG&amp;E&rsquo;s service area. From T&amp;D World&#39;s <a href="http://tdworld.com/substations/plug-and-go" target="_blank">&quot;Plug and Go</a>&quot; feature.</p> Using Technology to Reduce Power System Impacts from the Next Superstorm http://tdworld.com/distribution/using-technology-reduce-power-system-impacts-next-superstorm <div class="node-body article-body">Sandy, meet RecX. No, it’s not a battle of Transformers action figures. It’s a recognition that extreme weather events like Superstorm Sandy may become more common, and our power system needs to be better prepared to recover and survive such events.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/using-technology-reduce-power-system-impacts-next-superstorm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/using-technology-reduce-power-system-impacts-next-superstorm#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 10 Nov 2014 02:26:00 +0000 58641 at http://tdworld.com EPRI The Right Device in the Right Location http://tdworld.com/distribution/right-device-right-location <div class="field-byline"> Robert Reepe, Georgia Power Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Proper placement of intelligent electrical devices improves fault location, isolation and service restoration schemes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/right-device-right-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/right-device-right-location#comments Distribution Substations Grid-Optimization Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:03:00 +0000 58301 at http://tdworld.com