Polls http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7362/more en Featured Poll: New Hires - How Good Are They? http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-new-hires-how-good-are-they <div class="node-body article-body">The utility industry is losing about half of its employees – engineers, lineworkers and non-technical staff– to retirement over the next decade.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-new-hires-how-good-are-they" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-new-hires-how-good-are-they#comments Asset Management Service Polls Grid-Optimization Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:32:00 +0000 66411 at http://tdworld.com KatarzynaBialasiewicz/iStock/Thinkstock Featured Poll: Is the Dream of a National Grid Going Away? http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-dream-national-grid-going-away <div class="node-body article-body">There are good arguments for a national grid. However, for a number of reasons, a seamless east – west power bus won’t happen in the way we thought even a decade ago. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-dream-national-grid-going-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-dream-national-grid-going-away#comments Commentaries Polls Grid-Optimization Mon, 09 Mar 2015 17:30:00 +0000 64541 at http://tdworld.com Chalabala/iStock/Thinkstock Featured Poll: Gender in the Power Industry http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-gender-power-industry <div class="field-byline"> Paul Mauldin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When I entered the power industry back in the 1970s, there was nary a female engineer to be found.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-gender-power-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/featured-poll-gender-power-industry#comments Asset Management Service Polls Grid-Optimization Mon, 09 Feb 2015 17:46:00 +0000 62791 at http://tdworld.com william87/iStock/Thinkstock Featured Poll: Top Grid Changing Technologies? http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-top-grid-changing-technologies <div class="node-body article-body">What is your choice for the area of technology that will have the greatest impact on improving, even optimizing the electric grid over the next decade?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-top-grid-changing-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-top-grid-changing-technologies#comments Polls Grid-Optimization Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:33:00 +0000 61611 at http://tdworld.com Featured Poll: Protecting the Grid from Attack http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-protecting-grid-attack <div class="node-body article-body">Until recently the U.S. power industry has pretty much ignored the vulnerability of the grid to physical attack. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-protecting-grid-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-protecting-grid-attack#comments Distribution Polls Grid-Optimization Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:58:00 +0000 60141 at http://tdworld.com Featured Poll: How Will Election Results Impact the Grid? http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-how-will-election-results-impact-grid <div class="node-body article-body">The GOP has the Senate and the House. What will change for the electric transmission and distribution industry? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-how-will-election-results-impact-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-how-will-election-results-impact-grid#comments Generation Renewables Polls Grid-Optimization Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:54:00 +0000 58661 at http://tdworld.com Featured Poll: Who Will Own Solar? http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-who-will-own-solar <div class="node-body article-body">Cheap panels provided by china, rate and tax incentives and squadrons of entrepreneurial installers - there’s no stopping rooftop solar, even if we wanted to. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-who-will-own-solar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-who-will-own-solar#comments Generation Renewables Polls Grid-Optimization Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:11:00 +0000 57381 at http://tdworld.com Jeff_Hu/iStock/Thinkstock Featured Poll: Power Engineering - Would I Choose it Again? http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-power-engineering-would-i-choose-it-again <div class="field-byline"> Paul Mauldin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">About half of utility industry engineers and other technologists reach retirement age this decade. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-power-engineering-would-i-choose-it-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/polls/featured-poll-power-engineering-would-i-choose-it-again#comments Asset Management Service Polls Grid-Optimization Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:56:00 +0000 55381 at http://tdworld.com Minerva Studio/iStock/Thinkstock Is Big Generation Circling the Drain? http://tdworld.com/polls/big-generation-circling-drain <div class="field-byline"> Paul Mauldin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Is big, centralized generation becoming a relic of the past?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/polls/big-generation-circling-drain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/polls/big-generation-circling-drain#comments Polls Grid-Optimization Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:03:00 +0000 53411 at http://tdworld.com (Photo by Luke Sharrett/Getty Images) Internet of Things: Threat or Promise? http://tdworld.com/polls/internet-things-threat-or-promise <div class="node-body article-body">IoT/IoE (Internet of Things/ Internet of Everything) are key emerging technologies that are entering into the utility space.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/polls/internet-things-threat-or-promise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/polls/internet-things-threat-or-promise#comments Polls Grid-Optimization Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:04:00 +0000 51841 at http://tdworld.com Wilgengebroed on Flickr