Distribution http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7358/more en The Challenges of Customers' Acceptance of Demand Response http://tdworld.com/commentaries/challenges-customers-acceptance-demand-response <div class="field-byline"> John Baker, Energy Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We are living through a ground swell of broadband communications expansion. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/commentaries/challenges-customers-acceptance-demand-response" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/commentaries/challenges-customers-acceptance-demand-response#comments Commentaries Distribution Grid-Optimization Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:10:00 +0000 47101 at http://tdworld.com Cause of Hydrogen Gas in Transformers http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/cause-hydrogen-gas-transformers <div class="node-body article-body">What is the cause of hydrogen gas in 10 mva 35 kV to 13 kV transformers?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/cause-hydrogen-gas-transformers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/cause-hydrogen-gas-transformers#comments Distribution Grill the Grid Masters Grid-Optimization Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:48:00 +0000 43911 at http://tdworld.com 35kV Three-phase Oil-immersed Transformer in China China Transpowers Electric Co., Limited PG&E Completes Multi-Year Electric Reliability Effort http://tdworld.com/distribution/pge-completes-multi-year-electric-reliability-effort <div class="node-body article-body">Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has announced today the successful completion of its Cornerstone Project—an initiative that helped the utility achieve record electric reliability delivered to its customers in 2013. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/pge-completes-multi-year-electric-reliability-effort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/pge-completes-multi-year-electric-reliability-effort#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:52:00 +0000 43891 at http://tdworld.com Facebook: PG&E England's Northern Powergrid Tests Energy Storage http://tdworld.com/distribution/englands-northern-powergrid-tests-energy-storage <div class="node-body article-body">Six energy storage devices have been installed, commissioned and switched on by Distribution Network Operator Northern Powergrid as part of a trial of electrical energy storage technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/englands-northern-powergrid-tests-energy-storage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/englands-northern-powergrid-tests-energy-storage#comments Energizing Distribution The Smarter Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 05 Mar 2014 03:31:00 +0000 43731 at http://tdworld.com Self-Healing Networks Come to the Netherlands http://tdworld.com/distribution/self-healing-networks-come-netherlands <div class="field-byline"> By Edward Coster and Wim Kerstens, Stedin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stedin pilot project uses smart controllers to introduce automation to 23-kV network. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/self-healing-networks-come-netherlands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/self-healing-networks-come-netherlands#comments Distribution Overhead Distribution Substations Grid-Optimization Tue, 04 Mar 2014 18:39:00 +0000 43601 at http://tdworld.com <p>The 23-kV low-voltage secondary substation showing the high-voltage switchgear and the wallmounted Schneider Electric T200 unit.</p> EDP Reinforces Distribution Network http://tdworld.com/distribution/edp-reinforces-distribution-network <div class="field-byline"> By Paulo Lúcio, Pedro Paulo and Miriam Boucinha, EDP Distribuição </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Portuguese utility optimizes operational efficiency with new technology and work processes. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/edp-reinforces-distribution-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/edp-reinforces-distribution-network#comments Distribution Overhead Distribution Grid-Optimization Tue, 04 Mar 2014 17:40:00 +0000 43571 at http://tdworld.com <p>The utility had crews removes a medium-/low-voltage transformer containing PCB insulating oil to satisify environmental requirements.</p> More Than $160 Million Will Be Invested in 2014 in the West Penn Power Area http://tdworld.com/distribution/more-160-million-will-be-invested-2014-west-penn-power-area <div class="node-body article-body">As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. plans to invest about $160 million in 2014 on infrastructure upgrades to enhance service reliability in West Penn Power's 24-county service area. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/more-160-million-will-be-invested-2014-west-penn-power-area" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/more-160-million-will-be-invested-2014-west-penn-power-area#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:59:00 +0000 42911 at http://tdworld.com The Integrated Grid: Central and Distributed Energy Resources http://tdworld.com/distribution/integrated-grid-central-and-distributed-energy-resources <div class="field-byline"> EPRI, February 2014 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The electric power system has evolved through large, central power plants interconnected via grids of transmission lines and distribution networks that feed power to customers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/integrated-grid-central-and-distributed-energy-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/integrated-grid-central-and-distributed-energy-resources#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:13:00 +0000 42821 at http://tdworld.com EPRI AEP Visualizes the Future of the Grid http://tdworld.com/distribution/aep-visualizes-future-grid <div class="field-byline"> By Brian Schell, American Electric Power </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New technology supports a massive data analysis project that will provide direction for future smart grid expansions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/aep-visualizes-future-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/aep-visualizes-future-grid#comments Distribution Automation Distribution Grid Opt Smart Grid Overhead Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:48:00 +0000 42071 at http://tdworld.com <p>The other side of the smart grid construction includes massive data analysis that supports the decisions of what should be physically installed.</p> Electric Vehicles Could Be Cheaper To Recharge if Electricity Providers Control Charging Speeds http://tdworld.com/distribution/electric-vehicles-could-be-cheaper-recharge-if-electricity-providers-control-charging-s <div class="node-body article-body">Electric vehicles may offer a path to a more sustainable transportation future. But they also might drive up electricity prices if they are charged during times of peak electricity demand. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/electric-vehicles-could-be-cheaper-recharge-if-electricity-providers-control-charging-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/electric-vehicles-could-be-cheaper-recharge-if-electricity-providers-control-charging-s#comments Energizing Distribution Lies and Stats Grid-Optimization Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:19:00 +0000 41621 at http://tdworld.com