Smart Grid http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7360/more en DOE Releases First-Ever State of the National Labs Report http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/doe-releases-first-ever-state-national-labs-report <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz last week announced the release of the inaugural State of the Department of Energy National Laboratories Report.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/doe-releases-first-ever-state-national-labs-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/doe-releases-first-ever-state-national-labs-report#comments Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:48:00 +0000 100571 at http://tdworld.com DTE Energy's 2016 Electric Infrastructure Projects Bring Improved Reliability http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/dte-energys-2016-electric-infrastructure-projects-bring-improved-reliability <div class="node-body article-body">DTE Energy's investments in smart meters, smart technologies and overall infrastructure modernization have improved service quality</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/dte-energys-2016-electric-infrastructure-projects-bring-improved-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/dte-energys-2016-electric-infrastructure-projects-bring-improved-reliability#comments Metering Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:19:00 +0000 100501 at http://tdworld.com DTE Energy Four State Governors to Work to Modernize Grid http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/four-state-governors-work-modernize-grid <div class="node-body article-body">The National Governors Association has announced that four states— Kentucky, Oregon, Rhode Island and Washington—will participate in a new effort to help modernize the electric power sector. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/four-state-governors-work-modernize-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/four-state-governors-work-modernize-grid#comments Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 04 Jan 2017 16:14:00 +0000 100031 at http://tdworld.com ninefoto/iStock/Thinkstock Understanding PV Trends Through EIA’s Net Metering EIA-826 Form http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/understanding-pv-trends-through-eia-s-net-metering-eia-826-form <div class="node-body article-body">It is exciting, for those of us who have been analyzing net metering via the Energy Information Administration’s annual EIA 826 forms for years</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/understanding-pv-trends-through-eia-s-net-metering-eia-826-form" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/understanding-pv-trends-through-eia-s-net-metering-eia-826-form#comments Metering Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Tue, 20 Dec 2016 20:43:00 +0000 99731 at http://tdworld.com Energy storage: Is it ready? http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/energy-storage-it-ready <div class="node-body video-body">Energy storage is ready for primetime; utilities recognize the value proposition and technology advancements that are driving this market forward.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/energy-storage-it-ready" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/energy-storage-it-ready#comments Smart Grid Grid Optimization Grid-Optimization Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:00:00 +0000 74581 at http://tdworld.com IT/OT Convergence http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/itot-convergence <div class="node-body article-body">The key to optimizing benefits and minimizing difficulties in the digitally converged world is to keep the big picture in mind. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/itot-convergence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/itot-convergence#comments Smart Grid Smart Utility Grid-Optimization Tue, 22 Nov 2016 21:15:00 +0000 98271 at http://tdworld.com <p>Real-time data integration and other IT/OT convergence practices will become increasingly important to Tucson Electric Power as it continues to expand its renewable energy portfolio. TEP is working to deliver at least 30% of its power from renewable resources by 2030, doubling Arizona&rsquo;s 2025 goal.</p> AMI Deployment Reaches New Heights http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/ami-deployment-reaches-new-heights-0 <div class="field-byline"> Schereina Howton, Commonwealth Edison Corp., and Chris Collins, Exelon Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ComEd created a one-of-a kind strategy for Chicago’s Loop to ensure successful installations in high-rise buildings.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/ami-deployment-reaches-new-heights-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/ami-deployment-reaches-new-heights-0#comments Metering Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:47:00 +0000 98011 at http://tdworld.com <p>To ensure communication of smart meters at Willis Tower, ComEd installed an AP antenna (shown to the left of Willis Tower in the left photo), which communicates with the access points at ComEd&rsquo;s Plymouth substation in Chicago (right).</p> 92% of Power and Utilities Plan to Invest in Digital Grid in Next Year http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/92-power-and-utilities-plan-invest-digital-grid-next-year <div class="node-body article-body">Digital grid is becoming a primary focus area for the global power and utilities sector, with 92% of companies surveyed planning to invest in the next 12 months</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/92-power-and-utilities-plan-invest-digital-grid-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/92-power-and-utilities-plan-invest-digital-grid-next-year#comments Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Tue, 15 Nov 2016 23:06:00 +0000 98061 at http://tdworld.com Purestock/Thinkstock Utility Delivers Efficiency and Energy Conservation http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/utility-delivers-efficiency-and-energy-conservation <div class="field-byline"> Eliza King, Memphis Light, Gas and Water </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Memphis Light, Gas and Water enhances customer service delivery using smart meters.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/utility-delivers-efficiency-and-energy-conservation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/utility-delivers-efficiency-and-energy-conservation#comments Metering Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:37:00 +0000 96761 at http://tdworld.com <p>In 2013, Memphis Light, Gas and Water, the nation&rsquo;s largest three-service utility, began its phase 1 automation project of 60,000 electric, water and gas meters. The success of phase 1 helped garner support for full deployment and moved the utility to phase 2.</p> How Well are Utilities Leveraging the Potential Value of AMI Data? http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/how-well-are-utilities-leveraging-potential-value-ami-data <div class="field-deck"> CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Even though AMI is now the largest category in the U.S., in comparison to AMR based systems and non AMI/AMR</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/how-well-are-utilities-leveraging-potential-value-ami-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/how-well-are-utilities-leveraging-potential-value-ami-data#comments Metering Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Thu, 13 Oct 2016 16:36:00 +0000 96341 at http://tdworld.com