Distribution http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7358/more en Ohio Edison's New Animal-Proof Substation http://tdworld.com/distribution/ohio-edisons-new-animal-proof-substation <div class="node-body gallery-body">Ohio Edison has energized a new $2.4 million substation in West Akron to enhance customer service reliability and help meet future demand for electricity in the area.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/ohio-edisons-new-animal-proof-substation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/ohio-edisons-new-animal-proof-substation#comments Distribution Gallery Substations Grid-Optimization Tue, 19 May 2015 20:19:00 +0000 68241 at http://tdworld.com FPL Unveils Grid Enhancements, Storm Prep on 10-year Anniversary of Hurricane Wilma http://tdworld.com/distribution/fpl-unveils-grid-enhancements-storm-prep-10-year-anniversary-hurricane-wilma <div class="node-body article-body">Florida Power & Light Co. last week held its annual storm drill, testing more than 3,500 employees to respond to Hurricane Falcon - a virtual Category 3 storm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/fpl-unveils-grid-enhancements-storm-prep-10-year-anniversary-hurricane-wilma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/fpl-unveils-grid-enhancements-storm-prep-10-year-anniversary-hurricane-wilma#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 11 May 2015 15:47:00 +0000 67801 at http://tdworld.com <p>Power lines bend in the wake of Hurricane Wilma on Oct. 24, 2005, in Ft Lauderdale, Florida. Hurricane Wilma hit the Western coast of Florida as a Category Three and departed the eastern coast as a Category Two hurricane. High winds from the fast moving hurricane caused widespread power outages across the state. (Photo by Richard Patterson/Getty Images)</p> ComEd 2014 System Reliability Continues to Deliver Strong Results http://tdworld.com/distribution/comed-2014-system-reliability-continues-deliver-strong-results <div class="node-body article-body">ComEd has announced that its power system reliability in 2014 was the company’s second best on record, second only to the company’s 2013 performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/comed-2014-system-reliability-continues-deliver-strong-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/comed-2014-system-reliability-continues-deliver-strong-results#comments Energizing Distribution Grid-Optimization Wed, 06 May 2015 15:50:00 +0000 67651 at http://tdworld.com Data Analytics Drive Business Transformation http://tdworld.com/distribution/data-analytics-drive-business-transformation <div class="field-byline"> Bill Bell and Ricky Orum, CenterPoint Energy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CenterPoint Energy harvests millions of data points to operate its business and serve customers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/data-analytics-drive-business-transformation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/data-analytics-drive-business-transformation#comments Asset Management Service Distribution Management Systems Distribution Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:05:00 +0000 67311 at http://tdworld.com PG&E Leads Distribution Grid Management http://tdworld.com/distribution/pge-leads-distribution-grid-management <div class="field-byline"> Gary Cassilagio, Pacific Gas &amp; Electric Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">PG&E invests in the future with a new wave of technology: state-of-the-art electric distribution control centers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/pge-leads-distribution-grid-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/pge-leads-distribution-grid-management#comments Distribution Overhead Distribution Underground T&D Grid-Optimization Tue, 28 Apr 2015 23:23:00 +0000 67231 at http://tdworld.com First Installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review http://tdworld.com/distribution/first-installment-quadrennial-energy-review <div class="node-body article-body">The first installment of the QER examines how to modernize our nation’s energy infrastructure to promote economic competitiveness, energy security and environmental responsibility.</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/first-installment-quadrennial-energy-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/first-installment-quadrennial-energy-review#comments Distribution Bet You Haven't Seen This Grid-Optimization Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:45:00 +0000 67081 at http://tdworld.com 10 Costliest Atlantic Hurricanes in History http://tdworld.com/distribution/10-costliest-atlantic-hurricanes-history <div class="field-byline"> Andy Friedman, Associate Editor </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Utilities have done heroic work restoring power after catastrophic damage from these dreaded weather events. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/10-costliest-atlantic-hurricanes-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/10-costliest-atlantic-hurricanes-history#comments Features Distribution Grid-Optimization Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:11:00 +0000 66641 at http://tdworld.com DC Microgrids Scoping Study: Estimate of Technical and Economic Benefits http://tdworld.com/distribution/dc-microgrids-scoping-study-estimate-technical-and-economic-benefits <div class="field-byline"> Los Alamos National Laboratory, March 2015 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microgrid demonstrations and deployments have shown the ability of microgrids to provide higher reliability and higher power quality than utility power systems and improved energy utilization.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/dc-microgrids-scoping-study-estimate-technical-and-economic-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/dc-microgrids-scoping-study-estimate-technical-and-economic-benefits#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:47:00 +0000 66601 at http://tdworld.com ComEd Builds the Utility of the Future http://tdworld.com/distribution/comed-builds-utility-future <div class="field-byline"> Shay Bahramirad and Joe Svachula, Commonwealth Edison </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The need to renovate is underpinning necessary investments on upgrading electricity infrastructure and undertaking innovative approaches to the grid in Chicago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/comed-builds-utility-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/comed-builds-utility-future#comments Distribution Overhead Distribution Grid-Optimization Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:17:00 +0000 65571 at http://tdworld.com Insights into Advanced Distribution Management Systems http://tdworld.com/distribution/insights-advanced-distribution-management-systems <div class="field-byline"> DOE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, February 2015 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 spurred investments in smart grid technology and programs at utilities across the country. </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/insights-advanced-distribution-management-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/insights-advanced-distribution-management-systems#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:56:00 +0000 65221 at http://tdworld.com