Grid Opt Smart Grid http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7360/more en DOE, EPB, ORNL Begin New Partnership http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/doe-epb-ornl-begin-new-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">The US Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory and EPB have announced the beginning of a partnership that will use Chattanooga’s smart grid as a living laboratory for testing new energy technologies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/doe-epb-ornl-begin-new-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/doe-epb-ornl-begin-new-partnership#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Sun, 26 Oct 2014 23:09:00 +0000 58081 at http://tdworld.com SGCC Study Explores Consumers’ Level of Engagement with Smart Grid http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/sgcc-study-explores-consumers-level-engagement-smart-grid <div class="node-body article-body">Saving money, protecting the environment and conserving energy for future generations motivate consumers to engage with their utility and smart grid-enabled products, according to a new report issued by the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/sgcc-study-explores-consumers-level-engagement-smart-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/sgcc-study-explores-consumers-level-engagement-smart-grid#comments Energizing Grid Opt Smart Grid Lies and Stats Grid-Optimization Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:42:00 +0000 57791 at http://tdworld.com PG&E'S Smart Grid Delivers Customer Benefits And Improved Reliability http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/pges-smart-grid-delivers-customer-benefits-and-improved-reliability <div class="node-body article-body">Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has released its third annual Smart Grid report, detailing progress the company is making in creating a 21st century electric system. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/pges-smart-grid-delivers-customer-benefits-and-improved-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/pges-smart-grid-delivers-customer-benefits-and-improved-reliability#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:40:00 +0000 57371 at http://tdworld.com Grid-Scale Energy Storage Systems Launched In 2013-2014 Total More Than 360 MW http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/grid-scale-energy-storage-systems-launched-2013-2014-total-more-360-mw <div class="node-body article-body">A new report from Navigant Research provides a comprehensive resource of grid-scale energy storage projects worldwide, including a database of 697 projects encompassing 1,160 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/grid-opt-smart-grid/grid-scale-energy-storage-systems-launched-2013-2014-total-more-360-mw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/grid-scale-energy-storage-systems-launched-2013-2014-total-more-360-mw#comments Energizing Grid Opt Smart Grid Lies and Stats Grid-Optimization Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:33:00 +0000 56601 at http://tdworld.com NEC Energy Solutions Electric Use In San Diego Reaches New All-Time Peak Record http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/electric-use-san-diego-reaches-new-all-time-peak-record <div class="node-body article-body">Following a record-breaking five-day heat wave combined with a microburst of thunderstorms bringing high winds, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is thanking customers and community partners for their efforts to save energy and for their patience during power outages. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/electric-use-san-diego-reaches-new-all-time-peak-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/electric-use-san-diego-reaches-new-all-time-peak-record#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:52:00 +0000 56071 at http://tdworld.com samiylenko/iStock/Thinkstock Energy Department Announces $8 Million to Improve Resiliency of the Grid http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/energy-department-announces-8-million-improve-resiliency-grid <div class="node-body article-body">The Energy Department has announced more than $8 million for microgrid projects to help cities and towns better prepare for extreme weather events and other potential electricity disruptions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/energy-department-announces-8-million-improve-resiliency-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/energy-department-announces-8-million-improve-resiliency-grid#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:49:00 +0000 55911 at http://tdworld.com <p>Federal programs, institutions, and the private sector are increasing microgrid development and deployment. The number of successfully deployed microgrids will verify the benefits and decrease implementation risks further expanding the market for microgrids.</p> JCP&L Morris County Customers to Benefit from DOE Grid Enhancement Program http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/jcpl-morris-county-customers-benefit-doe-grid-enhancement-program <div class="node-body article-body">Jersey Central Power & Light is enhancing electrical service reliability for nearly 6,000 Morris County, New Jersey, customers through new technology installed as part of a Department of Energy Smart Grid program. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/jcpl-morris-county-customers-benefit-doe-grid-enhancement-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/jcpl-morris-county-customers-benefit-doe-grid-enhancement-program#comments Energizing Grid Opt Smart Grid Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:21:00 +0000 55881 at http://tdworld.com <p><span class="meta-field photo-desc " id="yui_3_16_0_rc_1_1_1410974605381_1366">JCP&amp;L has installed 15 advanced recloser devices on three circuits in the Morris County communities of Bernards Township, Harding Township, Morristown and Morris Township. Reclosers are a type of circuit breaker that automatically restores power after momentary service interruptions caused by tree branches or other objects contacting overhead lines.</span></p> USDA Announces Major Investments to Modernize Service of Rural Electric Systems http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/usda-announces-major-investments-modernize-service-rural-electric-systems <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack this week announced that USDA is investing more than $518 million in rural electric cooperatives to improve the delivery of electric power to communities in 15 states. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/usda-announces-major-investments-modernize-service-rural-electric-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/usda-announces-major-investments-modernize-service-rural-electric-systems#comments Energizing Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:04:00 +0000 55461 at http://tdworld.com vodniyaduh/iStock/Thinkstock Duke Energy Indiana Proposes Plan to Modernize Statewide Electric Grid http://tdworld.com/transmission/duke-energy-indiana-proposes-plan-modernize-statewide-electric-grid <div class="node-body article-body">Duke Energy Indiana has filed a plan with state utility regulators to modernize its aging electric grid that delivers power to more than 800,000 Hoosier homes, businesses and industries</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/duke-energy-indiana-proposes-plan-modernize-statewide-electric-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/duke-energy-indiana-proposes-plan-modernize-statewide-electric-grid#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:25:00 +0000 55361 at http://tdworld.com wellesenterprises/iStock/Thinkstock Save Money, Beat the Heat http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/save-money-beat-heat <div class="field-byline"> Joseph S. Wigington, Morristown Utility Systems </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Morristown Utility Systems’ voltage reduction strategies save hundreds of thousands of dollars with a few mouse clicks. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/save-money-beat-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/save-money-beat-heat#comments AMI Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:45:00 +0000 54761 at http://tdworld.com <p>Morristown Utility Systems employees receive live and continuous system data over their state-of-the-art fiber-connect smart grid. Alarms and notifications are dynamically pushed to system operators in real time.</p>