Distribution http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7358/more en 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 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 Pennsylvania Commission Approves $274 Million Worth of Upgrades for PECO Energy http://tdworld.com/distribution/pennsylvania-commission-approves-274-million-worth-upgrades-peco-energy <div class="node-body article-body">The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has approved the long-term infrastructure improvement plan and distribution system improvement charge for PECO Energy Co.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/pennsylvania-commission-approves-274-million-worth-upgrades-peco-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/pennsylvania-commission-approves-274-million-worth-upgrades-peco-energy#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 26 Oct 2015 16:12:00 +0000 77291 at http://tdworld.com Georgia Power Opens 11 New EV Charging Islands http://tdworld.com/distribution/georgia-power-opens-11-new-ev-charging-islands <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia Power opened 11 new electric vehicle (EV) charging islands to the public on Oct. 1. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/georgia-power-opens-11-new-ev-charging-islands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/georgia-power-opens-11-new-ev-charging-islands#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 26 Oct 2015 16:05:00 +0000 77281 at http://tdworld.com A driver charges at one of the new Georgia Power EV charging islands now open across the state. Georgia Power will open more than 60 of these islands by the end of 2016.