Grid Opt Smart Grid http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7360/more en Smart Grid and Outdoor Products Work Together at ABB http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/smart-grid-and-outdoor-products-work-together-abb <div class="node-body video-body">Paul Mauldin talks with ABB's Leonardo Romano and Howard Self about how smart grid and outdoor products work with one another. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/smart-grid-and-outdoor-products-work-together-abb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/ieee-pes/smart-grid-and-outdoor-products-work-together-abb#comments IEEE PES Grid Opt Smart Grid Video Grid-Optimization Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:29:00 +0000 47201 at http://tdworld.com Monetizing the Geospatial Information System: The Value of GIS Data Quality for Electric Utilities http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/monetizing-geospatial-information-system-value-gis-data-quality-electric-utiliti <div class="field-byline"> EPRI, November 2012 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Smart grid technologies have received great fanfare and investment in the preceding decade, which have overshadowed investment in GIS data as a foundation to the smart grid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/monetizing-geospatial-information-system-value-gis-data-quality-electric-utiliti" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/monetizing-geospatial-information-system-value-gis-data-quality-electric-utiliti#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:46:00 +0000 47111 at http://tdworld.com Ameren Illinois Electric Modernization Plan on Track http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/ameren-illinois-electric-modernization-plan-track <div class="node-body article-body">Ameren Illinois has exceeded its yearly reliability performance goals required by the state's Energy Infrastructure Modernization Act (EIMA). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/ameren-illinois-electric-modernization-plan-track" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/ameren-illinois-electric-modernization-plan-track#comments Energizing Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:19:00 +0000 47021 at http://tdworld.com <p>Ben Patterson, journeyman lineman, left, and Heath Kinder, electric crew leader, Ameren Illinois, prepare the guy wire before setting a new pole outside. Ameren Illinois is investing $3.5 billion over the next five years to build a next generation energy delivery system.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Smart Grid Program Supports More than 2,800 Jobs in 2013 http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/smart-grid-program-supports-more-2800-jobs-2013 <div class="node-body article-body">ComEd has announced that work related to its sweeping Smart Grid initiative supported 2,871 full-time equivalent positions in 2013. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/smart-grid-program-supports-more-2800-jobs-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/smart-grid-program-supports-more-2800-jobs-2013#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:24:00 +0000 46851 at http://tdworld.com Senators Raise Questions About Grid Vulnerability 'Leaks' to Media http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/senators-raise-questions-about-grid-vulnerability-leaks-media <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Sens. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) today called on the Department of Energy’s inspector general to examine the leak of sensitive internal Federal Energy Regulatory Commission information on potential physical vulnerabilities of the nation’s electric grid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/senators-raise-questions-about-grid-vulnerability-leaks-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/senators-raise-questions-about-grid-vulnerability-leaks-media#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:22:00 +0000 45471 at http://tdworld.com <p>An Idaho National Laboratory power engineer examines breaker settings inside the yard of an electric substation.</p> energy.gov NEC Acquires Grid Energy Storage and Commercial Systems Business of A123 Systems from Wanxiang http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/nec-acquires-grid-energy-storage-and-commercial-systems-business-a123-systems-wa <div class="node-body article-body">NEC Corporation announced on March 24 the acquisition of the A123 Energy Solutions business unit of A123 Systems, LLC. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/nec-acquires-grid-energy-storage-and-commercial-systems-business-a123-systems-wa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/nec-acquires-grid-energy-storage-and-commercial-systems-business-a123-systems-wa#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Business Grid-Optimization Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:49:00 +0000 45081 at http://tdworld.com <p>A 500 kW HR GSS, manufactured and installed by A123 Energy Solutions, being used to help manage on-site wind, solar, and thermal generation in Hangzhou, China. (Photo: Business Wire)</p> Media Brings Blackout Risk from Physical Attacks to Forefront http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/media-brings-blackout-risk-physical-attacks-forefront <div class="node-body article-body">Last week, the Wall Street Journal published an article with the headline: "U.S. Risks National Blackout From Small-Scale Attack."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/media-brings-blackout-risk-physical-attacks-forefront" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/media-brings-blackout-risk-physical-attacks-forefront#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Bet You Haven't Seen This Substations Grid-Optimization Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:32:00 +0000 44741 at http://tdworld.com IEEE Standards to Assist Utilities with Analyzing Phasor Data http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/ieee-standards-assist-utilities-analyzing-phasor-data <div class="node-body article-body">The IEEE Standards Association has approved two new projects to develop future standardization of phasor data concentrators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/ieee-standards-assist-utilities-analyzing-phasor-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/ieee-standards-assist-utilities-analyzing-phasor-data#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Test, Monitor & Control Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:08:00 +0000 44721 at http://tdworld.com Smart Grid Manifesto http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/smart-grid-manifesto <div class="field-byline"> By Raiford L. Smith, Duke Energy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Utility executives are nervous about the future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/smart-grid-manifesto" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/smart-grid-manifesto#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Smart Grid Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:29:00 +0000 44631 at http://tdworld.com OpenADR Alliance and Wi-SUN Collaborate on Smart Grid Interoperability http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/openadr-alliance-and-wi-sun-collaborate-smart-grid-interoperability <div class="node-body article-body">The OpenADR Alliance and WI-SUN Alliance have announced a liaison agreement to more quickly accelerate the rollout of energy efficient program offerings. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/openadr-alliance-and-wi-sun-collaborate-smart-grid-interoperability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/openadr-alliance-and-wi-sun-collaborate-smart-grid-interoperability#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:30:00 +0000 43081 at http://tdworld.com