Distribution http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7358/more en Demand Response Update http://tdworld.com/distribution/demand-response-update <div class="field-byline"> Brett Feldman, Navigant Research </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the last several years, deployments of demand response (DR) in the U.S. electricity market have matured and now have the opportunity to bid directly against generation in many regions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/demand-response-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/demand-response-update#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:50:00 +0000 58071 at http://tdworld.com EPRI, Utilities, Automakers to Demonstrate Technology Enabling Plug-in Electric Vehicles to Support Grid Reliability http://tdworld.com/distribution/epri-utilities-automakers-demonstrate-technology-enabling-plug-electric-vehicles-suppor <div class="node-body article-body">The Electric Power Research Institute, along with several auto manufacturers, utilities, and regional transmission organizations, will demonstrate an advanced software platform for integrating plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) with smart grid technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/epri-utilities-automakers-demonstrate-technology-enabling-plug-electric-vehicles-suppor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/epri-utilities-automakers-demonstrate-technology-enabling-plug-electric-vehicles-suppor#comments Energizing Distribution Grid-Optimization Tue, 14 Oct 2014 21:38:00 +0000 57451 at http://tdworld.com annavaczi/iStock/Thinkstock South Carolina Welcomes Enhanced Reliability http://tdworld.com/distribution/south-carolina-welcomes-enhanced-reliability <div class="field-byline"> John Bagwell, Orangeburg DPU </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Orangeburg DPU finds pole-top high-speed source transfer a better option than building a substation close to a large customer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/south-carolina-welcomes-enhanced-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/south-carolina-welcomes-enhanced-reliability#comments EMS /SCADA Distribution Substations Grid-Optimization Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:38:00 +0000 56681 at http://tdworld.com <p>Crews install feeder automation technology on an Orangeburg DPU power line.</p> NYISO Issues Distributed Energy Resources Outlook for New York State http://tdworld.com/distribution/nyiso-issues-distributed-energy-resources-outlook-new-york-state <div class="node-body article-body">New York state, already ranked fifth in the country for total distributed energy resource (DER) capacity, is pursuing an array of initiatives to further increase the use of on-site power generation and storage systems. </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/nyiso-issues-distributed-energy-resources-outlook-new-york-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/nyiso-issues-distributed-energy-resources-outlook-new-york-state#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:20:00 +0000 56051 at http://tdworld.com mjbs/iStock/Thinkstock Consumers Energy Speeds Up Meter Technology Upgrade Across Michigan http://tdworld.com/distribution/consumers-energy-speeds-meter-technology-upgrade-across-michigan <div class="node-body article-body">Consumers Energy is accelerating its plan to provide updated electric meters to homes and businesses across Michigan. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/consumers-energy-speeds-meter-technology-upgrade-across-michigan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/consumers-energy-speeds-meter-technology-upgrade-across-michigan#comments Energizing Distribution Smart Energy Consumer Grid-Optimization Wed, 03 Sep 2014 17:20:00 +0000 55261 at http://tdworld.com Maudib/iStock/Thinkstock Solar Market Heats Up in New York City http://tdworld.com/distribution/solar-market-heats-new-york-city <div class="field-byline"> Margarett Jolly, Con Edison </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Con Edison upgrades its distribution equipment protection so large photovoltaic projects can be interconnected to the grid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/solar-market-heats-new-york-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/solar-market-heats-new-york-city#comments Features Distribution Grid-Optimization Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:00:00 +0000 55131 at http://tdworld.com <p>Con Edison upgraded its network protectors to allow for significant two-way flow of electricity on the Jetro installation.</p> ComEd Rolls Out Modern Infrastructure http://tdworld.com/distribution/comed-rolls-out-modern-infrastructure <div class="field-byline"> Marina Mondello, Anil Dhawan and Renu Gupta, Commonwealth Edison </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Existing distribution automation system is updated by incorporating a new generation of reclosers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/comed-rolls-out-modern-infrastructure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/comed-rolls-out-modern-infrastructure#comments Distribution Automation Distribution Grid-Optimization Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:39:00 +0000 54751 at http://tdworld.com <p>Workers examine a hands-on trailer, outfitted with a Viper recloser and control, that was transported to the crew for training in the field using training modules created by ComEd.</p> Con Edison Prevents Thousands of Outages with Sandy Improvements http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-prevents-thousands-outages-sandy-improvements <div class="node-body article-body">Con Edison’s post-Sandy storm hardening improvements have spared customers 20,000 outages so far this year, including 5,000 of them in Westchester over the July 4 weekend.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-prevents-thousands-outages-sandy-improvements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-prevents-thousands-outages-sandy-improvements#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:59:00 +0000 54581 at http://tdworld.com ABB Achieves Breakthrough in Switchgear Technology with Eco-Efficient Insulation Gas http://tdworld.com/distribution/abb-achieves-breakthrough-switchgear-technology-eco-efficient-insulation-gas <div class="node-body article-body">ABB has achieved a significant breakthrough in switchgear technology with the development of a solution that deploys a new insulation gas mixture as a substitute for sulfur hexafluoride (SF6).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/abb-achieves-breakthrough-switchgear-technology-eco-efficient-insulation-gas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/abb-achieves-breakthrough-switchgear-technology-eco-efficient-insulation-gas#comments Distribution Projects in Progress Grid-Optimization Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:46:00 +0000 54461 at http://tdworld.com U.S. Sales of Transformers Estimated to Increase to $4.7 Billion in 2016 http://tdworld.com/distribution/us-sales-transformers-estimated-increase-47-billion-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">The Newton-Evans Research Co. has announced its August publication of a new set of 12 U.S. transformer market two-page summaries. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/us-sales-transformers-estimated-increase-47-billion-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/us-sales-transformers-estimated-increase-47-billion-2016#comments Distribution Grid-Optimization Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:58:00 +0000 53371 at http://tdworld.com Mitsubishi Electric Corporation