Grill the Grid Masters http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7361/more en Are Distributed Energy Resources a Waste or Part of the Future Grid? http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/are-distributed-energy-resources-waste-or-part-future-grid <div class="node-body article-body">Are distributed energy resources just a drag on most customer’s wallets?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/are-distributed-energy-resources-waste-or-part-future-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/are-distributed-energy-resources-waste-or-part-future-grid#comments Grill the Grid Masters Fri, 22 Jan 2016 01:25:00 +0000 81181 at http://tdworld.com style-photography/iStock/Thinkstock How Threatening are Cyber Threats to the Grid? http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/how-threatening-are-cyber-threats-grid <div class="node-body article-body">How serious of a threat to the modern grid is cyber terrorism?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/how-threatening-are-cyber-threats-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/how-threatening-are-cyber-threats-grid#comments Grill the Grid Masters Thu, 19 Nov 2015 01:25:00 +0000 78381 at http://tdworld.com Power Line Aesthetics http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/power-line-aesthetics <div class="node-body article-body">Last month’s question re crooked wooden poles didn’t go far enough.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/power-line-aesthetics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/power-line-aesthetics#comments Commentaries Grill the Grid Masters Grid-Optimization Thu, 15 Oct 2015 16:06:00 +0000 76741 at http://tdworld.com Crooked Wood Utility Poles http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/crooked-wood-utility-poles <div class="node-body article-body">I notice the wood utility poles in my neighborhood are crooked. Were they installed that way or did they just get crooked over time? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/crooked-wood-utility-poles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/crooked-wood-utility-poles#comments Commentaries Grill the Grid Masters Grid-Optimization Mon, 14 Sep 2015 16:06:00 +0000 74901 at http://tdworld.com Kritchanut/iStock/Thinkstock What is Being Done with the Legacy Grid? http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/what-being-done-legacy-grid <div class="node-body article-body">Isn't there anything being done with legacy system to make it more useful?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/what-being-done-legacy-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/what-being-done-legacy-grid#comments Grill the Grid Masters Grid-Optimization Thu, 20 Aug 2015 16:50:00 +0000 72991 at http://tdworld.com Transmission Line Electric Field - Danger? http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/transmission-line-electric-field-danger <div class="node-body article-body">Transmission voltages and currents are getting higher and therefore the electric and magnetic fields are increasing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/transmission-line-electric-field-danger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/transmission-line-electric-field-danger#comments Grill the Grid Masters Grid-Optimization Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:08:00 +0000 71231 at http://tdworld.com HyKoe/iStock/Thinkstock Lightning-Proof Grid? http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/lightning-proof-grid <div class="node-body article-body">A recent network news show had several videos of airplanes struck by lightning without any damage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/lightning-proof-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/lightning-proof-grid#comments Grill the Grid Masters Grid-Optimization Thu, 18 Jun 2015 21:19:00 +0000 69851 at http://tdworld.com gjp311/iStock/Thinkstock Why Not a Generic Transmission Tower Design? http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/why-not-generic-transmission-tower-design <div class="node-body article-body"> I've traveled through a number of utility company service areas in the US. Every utility seems to have it's own transmission tower design</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/why-not-generic-transmission-tower-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/why-not-generic-transmission-tower-design#comments Grill the Grid Masters Grid-Optimization Thu, 21 May 2015 18:18:00 +0000 68381 at http://tdworld.com Why Do Utility Companies Use '3 Phase Power'? http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/why-do-utility-companies-use-3-phase-power <div class="node-body article-body">Why do utility companies use "3 phase power"</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/why-do-utility-companies-use-3-phase-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/why-do-utility-companies-use-3-phase-power#comments Grill the Grid Masters Grid-Optimization Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:39:00 +0000 66631 at http://tdworld.com vesilvio/iStock/Thinkstock What to Do About Insulator Interference with TV? http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/what-do-about-insulator-interference-tv <div class="node-body article-body">We have a 12kV distribution system within about one mile from the coast. The porcelain insulators are quite old but structurally okay.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/what-do-about-insulator-interference-tv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grill-grid-masters/what-do-about-insulator-interference-tv#comments Grill the Grid Masters Grid-Optimization Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:19:00 +0000 65161 at http://tdworld.com Victoria1988/iStock/Thinkstock