Grid Opt Smart Grid http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7360/more en To Drone, or Not to Drone, That Is the Question http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/drone-or-not-drone-question <div class="node-body article-body">Drones represent one of the most transformative technologies that have appeared on the horizon not just for utilities but for everyone else. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/drone-or-not-drone-question" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/drone-or-not-drone-question#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:38:00 +0000 64111 at http://tdworld.com EPRI Unveils Benefit-Cost Framework for an Integrated Grid http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/epri-unveils-benefit-cost-framework-integrated-grid <div class="node-body article-body">The Electric Power Research Institute has released a framework that all stakeholders in the electricity sector can use to assess benefits and costs of technologies and systems related to the integration of distributed energy resources.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/epri-unveils-benefit-cost-framework-integrated-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/epri-unveils-benefit-cost-framework-integrated-grid#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:40:00 +0000 63611 at http://tdworld.com naddi/iStock/Thinkstock Smart Meter Shipments in the Americas from 2010 to 2016 http://tdworld.com/commentaries/smart-meter-shipments-americas-2010-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">This forecast illustrates the smart meter shipments in the Americas from 2010 to 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/commentaries/smart-meter-shipments-americas-2010-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/commentaries/smart-meter-shipments-americas-2010-2016#comments Commentaries Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:42:00 +0000 63531 at http://tdworld.com New FAA Rules Will Impact Use of Drones for Line Work http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/new-faa-rules-will-impact-use-drones-line-work <div class="node-body article-body">Our industry needs to speak up now about the utility operations that can benefit from the use of drones before the FAA establishes regulations that prohibit them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/new-faa-rules-will-impact-use-drones-line-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/new-faa-rules-will-impact-use-drones-line-work#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:47:00 +0000 63451 at http://tdworld.com Consortium Helps Utilities Manage Grid Security http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/consortium-helps-utilities-manage-grid-security <div class="node-body article-body">Four experienced organizations servicing the utility industry have partnered to help electric utilities meet the challenges surrounding grid resiliency, protection, and compliance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/consortium-helps-utilities-manage-grid-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/consortium-helps-utilities-manage-grid-security#comments Test, Monitor & Control Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:23:00 +0000 63281 at http://tdworld.com Growing DC Power http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/growing-dc-power <div class="node-body article-body">IdeaXchange experts share their thoughts on what role DC power will play in the utility of the future. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/growing-dc-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/growing-dc-power#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Tue, 10 Feb 2015 23:17:00 +0000 62871 at http://tdworld.com CenterPoint Energy Smart Grid Investment Delivers Benefits for Consumers, Environment http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/centerpoint-energy-smart-grid-investment-delivers-benefits-consumers-environment <div class="node-body article-body">CenterPoint Energy continues to deliver valuable benefits to consumers and the environment through the company's Advanced Metering System (AMS) and Intelligent Grid (IG).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/centerpoint-energy-smart-grid-investment-delivers-benefits-consumers-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/centerpoint-energy-smart-grid-investment-delivers-benefits-consumers-environment#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Mon, 09 Feb 2015 17:21:00 +0000 62771 at http://tdworld.com Storage: Friend or Foe? http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/storage-friend-or-foe <div class="node-body article-body">In a recent Breaking Energy commentary, Bill Radvak, CEO of America Vanadium, stated “The electricity grid is set for a major transformation … and energy storage is going to play a center stage role.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/storage-friend-or-foe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/storage-friend-or-foe#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Fri, 06 Feb 2015 15:43:00 +0000 62751 at http://tdworld.com Details from Distributech 2015 http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/details-distributech-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">T&D Editors Rick Bush and Marty Rosenberg are wandering the streets of San Diego, chatting with utility folk and meeting with the vendor community here at Distributech 2015.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/details-distributech-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/details-distributech-2015#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Gallery Grid-Optimization Wed, 04 Feb 2015 18:10:00 +0000 62621 at http://tdworld.com Con Edison 2016 Rate Plan Cites Reliability, Storm Prep, Better Technology http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-2016-rate-plan-cites-reliability-storm-prep-better-technology <div class="node-body article-body">Con Edison has announced an electric delivery service rate filing with the New York State Public Service Commission for new rates beginning Jan. 1, 2016,</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-2016-rate-plan-cites-reliability-storm-prep-better-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/con-edison-2016-rate-plan-cites-reliability-storm-prep-better-technology#comments Billing Energizing Distribution Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 04 Feb 2015 17:19:00 +0000 62601 at http://tdworld.com <p>Con Edison also will be in the last year of a four-year, $1 billion storm hardening plan in 2016. The company will continue its installation of submersible transformers that can withstand flooding underground and special overhead equipment that will minimize the duration of outages and the number of people affected.</p>