Grid Opt Smart Grid http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7360/more en FERC Adopts Improvements to Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/ferc-adopts-improvements-critical-infrastructure-protection-standards <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission acted last week to improve the cyber security of the bulk electric system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/ferc-adopts-improvements-critical-infrastructure-protection-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/ferc-adopts-improvements-critical-infrastructure-protection-standards#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Smart Grid Tue, 26 Jan 2016 17:50:00 +0000 81401 at http://tdworld.com 3rd Grid Modernization Index Finds California, Illinois, Texas, Maryland, Delaware Leading http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/3rd-grid-modernization-index-finds-california-illinois-texas-maryland-delaware-l <div class="node-body article-body">The GridWise Alliance, in collaboration with Clean Edge, Inc., has released the 3rd Annual Grid Modernization Index. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/3rd-grid-modernization-index-finds-california-illinois-texas-maryland-delaware-l" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/3rd-grid-modernization-index-finds-california-illinois-texas-maryland-delaware-l#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:10:00 +0000 81251 at http://tdworld.com Smart Grid, Battery/Storage and Efficiency Companies Raise $1.7 Billion in 2015 http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/smart-grid-batterystorage-and-efficiency-companies-raise-17-billion-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Mercom Capital Group has released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions activity for the Smart Grid, Battery/Storage and Energy Efficiency </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/smart-grid-batterystorage-and-efficiency-companies-raise-17-billion-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/smart-grid-batterystorage-and-efficiency-companies-raise-17-billion-2015#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Tue, 19 Jan 2016 22:17:00 +0000 81101 at http://tdworld.com DOE Announces New Projects to Modernize America’s Electric Grid http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/doe-announces-new-projects-modernize-america-s-electric-grid <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has announced up to $220 million in new funding for a consortium of DOE national laboratories</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/doe-announces-new-projects-modernize-america-s-electric-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/doe-announces-new-projects-modernize-america-s-electric-grid#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Tue, 19 Jan 2016 19:35:00 +0000 81031 at http://tdworld.com <p>DOE&#39;s Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) will be a key facility for developing new technologies and serving as a testing center for the deployment of grid technologies.</p> Timing Is Everything http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/timing-everything <div class="field-byline"> Rick Bush, Strategic Director </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Baseball is America’s pastime and one of my passions. My twin brother and I were raised playing the sport.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/timing-everything" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/timing-everything#comments Commentaries Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Mon, 11 Jan 2016 19:23:00 +0000 80661 at http://tdworld.com NREL's Cybersecurity Initiative Aims to Wall Off the Smart Grid from Hackers http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/nrels-cybersecurity-initiative-aims-wall-smart-grid-hackers <div class="node-body article-body">A new initiative underway at Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory is intended to prevent hackers from gaining control of parts of the nation's power grid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/nrels-cybersecurity-initiative-aims-wall-smart-grid-hackers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/nrels-cybersecurity-initiative-aims-wall-smart-grid-hackers#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Smart Grid Substations Grid-Optimization Tue, 05 Jan 2016 16:24:00 +0000 80381 at http://tdworld.com <p>From left to right, NREL&#39;s Brian Miller works with David Cronin of DC Systems, Duane Petersen (then with Scitor Corporation), Brandon Hjella of FireEye, and NREL&rsquo;s Erfan Ibrahim to build the Test Bed for Secure Distributed Grid Management, a hardware system that mimics the communications, power systems, and cybersecurity layers for a utility&#39;s power distribution system. Photo by Dennis Schroeder</p> The Tipping Point http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/tipping-point <div class="field-byline"> Raiford Smith, CPS Energy, and Wade Malcolm, OMNETRIC Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CPS Energy has an analytics strategy and roadmap for data integration that forms a foundation for the grid of future. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/tipping-point" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/tipping-point#comments AMI Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:26:00 +0000 80101 at http://tdworld.com <p>At the Alamo 3 solar farm, more than 21,000 solar panels generate 5.5 MW of renewable power for CPS Energy customers.</p> SGCC Brings the Consumer Perspective of the Smart Grid to Life http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/sgcc-brings-consumer-perspective-smart-grid-life <div class="node-body article-body">The Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative has released "Consumer Voices," a new study that brings to life the thoughts, actions and values that are driving consumer's adoption of smart grid technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/sgcc-brings-consumer-perspective-smart-grid-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/sgcc-brings-consumer-perspective-smart-grid-life#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Thu, 17 Dec 2015 16:47:00 +0000 79791 at http://tdworld.com DOE Announces 12 Projects for Reliability of U.S. Electric Grid http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/doe-announces-12-projects-reliability-us-electric-grid <div class="node-body article-body">The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy has announced $33 million in funding for 12 innovative projects</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/doe-announces-12-projects-reliability-us-electric-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/doe-announces-12-projects-reliability-us-electric-grid#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 16 Dec 2015 18:20:00 +0000 79721 at http://tdworld.com Duke Energy Indiana Proposes Revised Plan to Modernize Grid http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/duke-energy-indiana-proposes-revised-plan-modernize-grid <div class="node-body article-body">Duke Energy Indiana filed a revised plan Monday with Indiana 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/grid-opt-smart-grid/duke-energy-indiana-proposes-revised-plan-modernize-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/duke-energy-indiana-proposes-revised-plan-modernize-grid#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Tue, 08 Dec 2015 20:33:00 +0000 79261 at http://tdworld.com