Distribution http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7358/more en 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 FERC Approves NERC Risk-Based Registry Initiative http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/ferc-approves-nerc-risk-based-registry-initiative <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission last week moved to improve reliability of the Bulk Electric System by approving the North American Electric Reliability Corp.'s plans to implement a new risk-based assessment and registration initiative. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/ferc-approves-nerc-risk-based-registry-initiative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/ferc-approves-nerc-risk-based-registry-initiative#comments Asset Management Service Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:47:00 +0000 65211 at http://tdworld.com gyn9038/iStock/Thinkstock OG&E Hardens System to Curb Outages http://tdworld.com/distribution/oge-hardens-system-curb-outages <div class="field-byline"> By Ryan Jones, Jarod Cassada and Don Ciupak, Oklahoma Gas &amp; Electric Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Crews upgrade infrastructure, shorten spans, remove overhang and increase tree clearance to improve system reliability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/oge-hardens-system-curb-outages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/oge-hardens-system-curb-outages#comments Features Distribution Grid-Optimization Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:24:00 +0000 64201 at http://tdworld.com <p>Once customers have power back, there is more work to do. Crews clean up the site and disassemble broken equipment for salvage.</p> SDG&E Integrates EVs and Energy Storage into California’s Energy and Ancillary Service Markets http://tdworld.com/distribution/sdge-integrates-evs-and-energy-storage-california-s-energy-and-ancillary-service-market <div class="node-body article-body">San Diego Gas & Electric is actively bidding a group of energy storage systems and electric vehicle fleets as one resource directly into the California Independent System Operator’s (CAISO) energy markets. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/sdge-integrates-evs-and-energy-storage-california-s-energy-and-ancillary-service-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/sdge-integrates-evs-and-energy-storage-california-s-energy-and-ancillary-service-market#comments Energizing Distribution Energy Business Grid-Optimization Wed, 25 Feb 2015 03:38:00 +0000 63871 at http://tdworld.com Nerthuz/iStock/Thinkstock What Does the Future Hold for Utilities? http://tdworld.com/distribution/what-does-future-hold-utilities <div class="field-byline"> By Julio Romero Agüero, Quanta Technology </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By studying emerging trends, we can better anticipate the grid of the future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/what-does-future-hold-utilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/what-does-future-hold-utilities#comments EMS /SCADA Distribution Grid-Optimization Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:12:00 +0000 63851 at http://tdworld.com JCP&L Plans to Spend $267 Million in 2015 to Enhance Electric System http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-plans-spend-267-million-2015-enhance-electric-system <div class="node-body article-body">Jersey Central Power & Light plans to spend about $267 million in 2015 on projects and other work to enhance and maintain a strong electrical system and help meet future load growth in its 13-county New Jersey service area. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-plans-spend-267-million-2015-enhance-electric-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/jcpl-plans-spend-267-million-2015-enhance-electric-system#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 Feb 2015 19:03:00 +0000 63621 at http://tdworld.com <p><span class="meta-field photo-desc ">A transformer is delivered to the Rocktown Substation in West Amwell, Hunterdon County. </span></p> Distribution Automation to Save Power and Money http://tdworld.com/distribution/distribution-automation-save-power-and-money <div class="node-body article-body">With power interruptions resulting in huge economic losses of up to $150 billion annually, distribution automation presents a viable solution to ensure effective asset management, minimal interruption, and enhanced efficiency in the grid network. </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/distribution-automation-save-power-and-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/distribution-automation-save-power-and-money#comments Energizing Distribution Lies and Stats Grid-Optimization Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:17:00 +0000 63411 at http://tdworld.com PG&E Proposes Major Build-Out of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations http://tdworld.com/distribution/pge-proposes-major-build-out-electric-vehicle-charging-stations <div class="node-body article-body">Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has asked state regulators for permission to build an estimated 25,000 electric vehicle chargers at sites across its service area in Northern and Central California.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/pge-proposes-major-build-out-electric-vehicle-charging-stations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/pge-proposes-major-build-out-electric-vehicle-charging-stations#comments Energizing Distribution Grid-Optimization Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:37:00 +0000 62901 at http://tdworld.com Hailshadow/iStock/Thinkstock Utility Line Workers: One of the Top 10 Most Dangerous Professions http://tdworld.com/transmission/utility-line-workers-one-top-10-most-dangerous-professions <div class="field-byline"> Paul Mauldin, Grid Optimization Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These men and women serve their communities without applause or even much notice …and without bagpipes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/utility-line-workers-one-top-10-most-dangerous-professions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/utility-line-workers-one-top-10-most-dangerous-professions#comments Distribution Transmission Mon, 09 Feb 2015 13:59:00 +0000 6112 at http://tdworld.com Digital Vision/Photodisc/Thinkstock Con Edison 2016 Rate Plan Cites Reliability, Storm Prep, Better Technology http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-2016-rate-plan-cites-reliability-storm-prep-better-technology <div class="node-body article-body">Con Edison has announced an electric delivery service rate filing with the New York State Public Service Commission for new rates beginning Jan. 1, 2016,</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-2016-rate-plan-cites-reliability-storm-prep-better-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-2016-rate-plan-cites-reliability-storm-prep-better-technology#comments Billing Energizing Distribution Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 04 Feb 2015 17:19:00 +0000 62601 at http://tdworld.com <p>Con Edison also will be in the last year of a four-year, $1 billion storm hardening plan in 2016. The company will continue its installation of submersible transformers that can withstand flooding underground and special overhead equipment that will minimize the duration of outages and the number of people affected.</p>