Distribution http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7358/more en Revenue from Distributed Energy Storage Systems Expected to Exceed $16.5 Billion by 2024 http://tdworld.com/distribution/revenue-distributed-energy-storage-systems-expected-exceed-165-billion-2024 <div class="node-body article-body">A report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for distributed energy storage systems (DESSs).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/revenue-distributed-energy-storage-systems-expected-exceed-165-billion-2024" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/revenue-distributed-energy-storage-systems-expected-exceed-165-billion-2024#comments Distribution The Smarter Grid Grid-Optimization Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:40:00 +0000 73421 at http://tdworld.com Toledo Edison Completes Several Projects at Substation http://tdworld.com/distribution/toledo-edison-completes-several-projects-substation <div class="node-body article-body">Toledo Edison has completed several projects at its substation in Defiance, Ohio.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/toledo-edison-completes-several-projects-substation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/toledo-edison-completes-several-projects-substation#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 10 Aug 2015 15:25:00 +0000 72461 at http://tdworld.com Georgia Power Makes Improvements in Automatic Restoration http://tdworld.com/distribution/georgia-power-makes-improvements-automatic-restoration <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia Power has completed the installation of Automatic Fault Location, Isolation and Service Restoration (FLISR) distribution technology on circuits serving more than 1.1 million customers across the state. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/georgia-power-makes-improvements-automatic-restoration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/georgia-power-makes-improvements-automatic-restoration#comments Distribution Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Mon, 10 Aug 2015 15:18:00 +0000 72451 at http://tdworld.com Blue Ridge Electric Cuts SAIDI in Half http://tdworld.com/distribution/blue-ridge-electric-cuts-saidi-half <div class="field-byline"> Lee Layton, Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A cooperative’s journey to improve reliability involves strategic planning and tactical deployment at many levels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/blue-ridge-electric-cuts-saidi-half" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/blue-ridge-electric-cuts-saidi-half#comments Distribution Reliability & Safety Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:50:00 +0000 71871 at http://tdworld.com <p>A Blue Ridge Electric system operator monitors an outage map.</p> Eevie Power http://tdworld.com/distribution/eevie-power <div class="node-body article-body">When you open the webpage, you are greeted by a video featuring a talking cartoon electric vehicle (EV) that is, of course, named &ldquo;Eevie.&rdquo; </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/eevie-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/eevie-power#comments Distribution Overhead Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 20 Jul 2015 19:47:00 +0000 71371 at http://tdworld.com BPA's Collaboration with EPRI to Test New Sensor Technology http://tdworld.com/distribution/bpas-collaboration-epri-test-new-sensor-technology <div class="node-body article-body">Bird excrement appears to be a big factor in contaminating insulators – creating many flashovers and outages. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/bpas-collaboration-epri-test-new-sensor-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/bpas-collaboration-epri-test-new-sensor-technology#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 13 Jul 2015 15:48:00 +0000 70981 at http://tdworld.com <p>Installing sensor at the top of insulator. Photo courtesy of EPRI.</p> JCP&L Completes 22 Circuit Upgrades to Enhance Service Reliability http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-completes-22-circuit-upgrades-enhance-service-reliability <div class="node-body article-body">Jersey Central Power & Light has completed upgrades to enhance service reliability on 22 major circuits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-completes-22-circuit-upgrades-enhance-service-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-completes-22-circuit-upgrades-enhance-service-reliability#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 13 Jul 2015 15:33:00 +0000 70971 at http://tdworld.com <p>A newly installed electronic recloser device.</p> Con Edison to Install Storm Hardening System in Lower Manhattan http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-install-storm-hardening-system-lower-manhattan <div class="node-body article-body">Siemens is partnering with Con Edison to install technology that will help keep Con Edison customers in sections of Lower Manhattan in service during severe flooding.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-install-storm-hardening-system-lower-manhattan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-install-storm-hardening-system-lower-manhattan#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 13 Jul 2015 14:53:00 +0000 70961 at http://tdworld.com batuhanozdel/iStock/Thinkstock The Case for HVDC http://tdworld.com/distribution/case-hvdc <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. needs to consider more HVDC use to improve controllability, increase underlying AC grid throughput and enhance grid resilience.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/case-hvdc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/case-hvdc#comments Distribution Tue, 23 Jun 2015 22:58:00 +0000 70031 at http://tdworld.com <p>The switchyard at the Neptune Regional Transmission System converter station on Long Island receives direct-current power from the PJM network in New Jersey before converting it to alternating current for use by PSE&amp;G&rsquo;s Long Island customers.</p> Let's Put Synchrophaser Data to Work http://tdworld.com/distribution/lets-put-synchrophaser-data-work <div class="field-byline"> David Ortiz and Alison Silverstein </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The many benefits and uses of time-synchronized data are becoming clear, and the real value of synchrophasor technology for power system operations and consumers is growing every year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/lets-put-synchrophaser-data-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/lets-put-synchrophaser-data-work#comments Distribution Fri, 19 Jun 2015 16:18:00 +0000 69871 at http://tdworld.com