Grid Opt Smart Grid http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7360/more en PNNL Develops Power Grid Forecasting Tool http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/pnnl-develops-power-grid-forecasting-tool <div class="node-body article-body">Accurately forecasting future electricity needs is tricky, with sudden weather changes and other variables impacting projections minute by minute. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/pnnl-develops-power-grid-forecasting-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/pnnl-develops-power-grid-forecasting-tool#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:03:00 +0000 72001 at http://tdworld.com <p>PNNL&#39;s Power Grid Integrator has demonstrated up to a 50 percent improvement in forecasting future electricity needs over several commonly used tools. Project lead Luke Gosink, right, consults on the use of the new tool, which could save millions in wasted electricity costs.</p> Courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Insurance Study Uses U.S. Power Grid in Cyber Attack Scenario http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/insurance-study-uses-us-power-grid-cyber-attack-scenario <div class="node-body article-body">Lloyd’s and the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Risk Studies have launched a new report: Business Blackout. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/insurance-study-uses-us-power-grid-cyber-attack-scenario" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/insurance-study-uses-us-power-grid-cyber-attack-scenario#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:27:00 +0000 71801 at http://tdworld.com stevanovicigor/iStock/Thinkstock SCE Maps Out Its Vision for the Electric Grid of the Future http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/sce-maps-out-its-vision-electric-grid-future <div class="node-body article-body">Southern California Edison has filed its Distribution Resources Plan (DRP) with the California Public Utilities Commission. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/sce-maps-out-its-vision-electric-grid-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/sce-maps-out-its-vision-electric-grid-future#comments Energizing Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 08 Jul 2015 19:01:00 +0000 70741 at http://tdworld.com Data Analysis Is Key to Revenue Protection http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/data-analysis-key-revenue-protection <div class="field-byline"> Susan Neel, CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CenterPoint Energy Houston uses AMI data analytics as the basis for defending against energy theft.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/data-analysis-key-revenue-protection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/data-analysis-key-revenue-protection#comments AMI Grid Opt Smart Grid Substations Grid-Optimization Tue, 23 Jun 2015 22:48:00 +0000 70021 at http://tdworld.com Wi-SUN Alliance Announces 'Adopter' Member Category for Utilities and Municipalities http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/wi-sun-alliance-announces-adopter-member-category-utilities-and-municipalities <div class="node-body article-body">The Wi-SUN Alliance has announced a new adopter class of membership. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/wi-sun-alliance-announces-adopter-member-category-utilities-and-municipalities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/wi-sun-alliance-announces-adopter-member-category-utilities-and-municipalities#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:41:00 +0000 69911 at http://tdworld.com Layered Cybersecurity Strategies Prove Profitable in Power Industry http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/layered-cybersecurity-strategies-prove-profitable-power-industry <div class="node-body article-body">The need to counter targeted, advanced and persistent threats is fueling cybersecurity adoption in the U.S. power industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/layered-cybersecurity-strategies-prove-profitable-power-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/layered-cybersecurity-strategies-prove-profitable-power-industry#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Thu, 04 Jun 2015 19:41:00 +0000 69251 at http://tdworld.com Wanted: Good Data http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/wanted-good-data <div class="field-byline"> Elizabeth Bray, Southern Company Transmission </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Southern Company Transmission shares experiences from its condition-based maintenance pilot.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/wanted-good-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/wanted-good-data#comments Distribution Grid Opt Smart Grid Substations Grid-Optimization Thu, 28 May 2015 21:31:00 +0000 68831 at http://tdworld.com Situational Awareness Enables Microgrids http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/situational-awareness-enables-microgrids <div class="field-byline"> Raymond A. de Callafon, University of California, San Diego </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The first step to controlling the grid is to know — with certainty — what is happening; PMUs make this possible.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/situational-awareness-enables-microgrids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/situational-awareness-enables-microgrids#comments Distribution Management Systems Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Thu, 28 May 2015 20:37:00 +0000 68791 at http://tdworld.com <p>The Scripps Institute of Oceanography pier is one of the UCSD PMU deployment locations.</p> How Threatening Are Cyber Threats to the Grid? http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/how-threatening-are-cyber-threats-grid <div class="node-body article-body">Is utility cyber security in as dire straits and how should utility cyber security be addressed in this age of increasing digitalization, growing reliance on intelligent energy devices, and the rapid deployment distributed energy resources?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/how-threatening-are-cyber-threats-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/how-threatening-are-cyber-threats-grid#comments Distribution Management Systems Grid Opt Smart Grid Overhead Distribution Mon, 04 May 2015 16:23:00 +0000 67441 at http://tdworld.com Powered by PowerPack: Tesla's Big Battery Announcement http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/powered-powerpack-teslas-big-battery-announcement <div class="node-body gallery-body">Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk has unveiled a line of home and industrial battery packs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/powered-powerpack-teslas-big-battery-announcement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/powered-powerpack-teslas-big-battery-announcement#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Energy Times Gallery Grid-Optimization Fri, 01 May 2015 14:17:00 +0000 67401 at http://tdworld.com