Distribution http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7358/more en Consumers Energy Speeds Up Meter Technology Upgrade Across Michigan http://tdworld.com/distribution/consumers-energy-speeds-meter-technology-upgrade-across-michigan <div class="node-body article-body">Consumers Energy is accelerating its plan to provide updated electric meters to homes and businesses across Michigan. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/consumers-energy-speeds-meter-technology-upgrade-across-michigan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/consumers-energy-speeds-meter-technology-upgrade-across-michigan#comments Energizing Distribution Smart Energy Consumer Grid-Optimization Wed, 03 Sep 2014 17:20:00 +0000 55261 at http://tdworld.com Maudib/iStock/Thinkstock ABB Achieves Breakthrough in Switchgear Technology with Eco-Efficient Insulation Gas http://tdworld.com/distribution/abb-achieves-breakthrough-switchgear-technology-eco-efficient-insulation-gas <div class="node-body article-body">ABB has achieved a significant breakthrough in switchgear technology with the development of a solution that deploys a new insulation gas mixture as a substitute for sulfur hexafluoride (SF6).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/abb-achieves-breakthrough-switchgear-technology-eco-efficient-insulation-gas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/abb-achieves-breakthrough-switchgear-technology-eco-efficient-insulation-gas#comments Distribution Projects in Progress Grid-Optimization Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:46:00 +0000 54461 at http://tdworld.com U.S. Sales of Transformers Estimated to Increase to $4.7 Billion in 2016 http://tdworld.com/distribution/us-sales-transformers-estimated-increase-47-billion-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">The Newton-Evans Research Co. has announced its August publication of a new set of 12 U.S. transformer market two-page summaries. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/us-sales-transformers-estimated-increase-47-billion-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/us-sales-transformers-estimated-increase-47-billion-2016#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:58:00 +0000 53371 at http://tdworld.com Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Aging Assets a Problem for T&D Professionals http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/aging-assets-problem-td-professionals <div class="node-body article-body">A majority of T&D professionals reported that their companies are addressing aging assets (65%), followed by the use of smart meters feeding outage management systems (42%), according to a new survey sponsored by Burns & McDonnell.</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/asset-management-service/aging-assets-problem-td-professionals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/aging-assets-problem-td-professionals#comments Asset Management Service Distribution Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:53:00 +0000 53361 at http://tdworld.com Work Underway on New FirstEnergy Transmission Substation in West Virginia http://tdworld.com/distribution/work-underway-new-firstenergy-transmission-substation-west-virginia <div class="node-body article-body">Construction is underway on a new FirstEnergy Corp. transmission substation in Doddridge County, West Virginia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/work-underway-new-firstenergy-transmission-substation-west-virginia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/work-underway-new-firstenergy-transmission-substation-west-virginia#comments Distribution Projects in Progress Grid-Optimization Thu, 07 Aug 2014 19:38:00 +0000 53241 at http://tdworld.com <p>As part of the construction process, crews recently completed the foundation work and erected steel structures at the new 11 acre substation site near Sherwood, W. Va. The $36 million project also includes a short transmission line to connect the new substation with an existing 138-kilovolt (kV) line located nearby.<br /> &nbsp;</p> 7 Innovative New Projects for New York's Electric Grid http://tdworld.com/distribution/7-innovative-new-projects-new-yorks-electric-grid <div class="node-body article-body">Governor Andrew M. Cuomo last month announced that $3.3 million has been awarded to seven research teams to develop technologies that add resiliency and efficiency to New York State's electric grid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/7-innovative-new-projects-new-yorks-electric-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/7-innovative-new-projects-new-yorks-electric-grid#comments Energizing Distribution Grid-Optimization Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:20:00 +0000 53211 at http://tdworld.com Damage Prediction Model Improves Storm Response http://tdworld.com/distribution/damage-prediction-model-improves-storm-response <div class="field-byline"> Dean C. Desautels, Connecticut Light and Power </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After the storms of 2011, CL&P developed a method of linking pre-storm weather forecasts to operational preparedness. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/damage-prediction-model-improves-storm-response" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/damage-prediction-model-improves-storm-response#comments Distribution Management Systems Distribution Substations Grid-Optimization Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:48:00 +0000 52581 at http://tdworld.com <p>CL&amp;P developed a method of linking pre-storm weather forecasts to operational preparedness.</p> Distributed vs. Centralized Generation: Battle of the CEOs http://tdworld.com/distribution/distributed-vs-centralized-generation-battle-ceos <div class="node-body article-body">Two smart business and technical leaders disagree on the utility of the future. </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/distributed-vs-centralized-generation-battle-ceos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/distributed-vs-centralized-generation-battle-ceos#comments Commentaries Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:29:00 +0000 51821 at http://tdworld.com Copyright Alexandra Beier/Getty Images Glendale Water & Power to Implement Grid Optimization System http://tdworld.com/distribution/glendale-water-power-implement-grid-optimization-system <div class="node-body article-body">California's Glendale Water & Power has signed a license agreement for the use of DVI's EDGE advanced grid optimization solution.</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/glendale-water-power-implement-grid-optimization-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/glendale-water-power-implement-grid-optimization-system#comments Distribution The Smarter Grid Grid-Optimization Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:28:00 +0000 51681 at http://tdworld.com Load Coefficients (Load Varying with Voltages) http://tdworld.com/blog/load-coefficients-load-varying-voltages <div class="node-body blog-body">It is crucial to comprehend how the electric load reacts to changes in the supply voltage, especially when voltage reduction is now being utilized more often by utilities as means to reduce electric stress and demand response.</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/load-coefficients-load-varying-voltages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/load-coefficients-load-varying-voltages#comments Distribution The Grid Optimization Blog Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:04:00 +0000 51111 at http://tdworld.com