Sponsored Articles http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7363/more en Conversion http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/conversion <div class="field-deck"> HVDC valves </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Two different designs of thyristorbased line-commutated valves have been developed by ABB: a conventional base-mounted design with support insulators standing on the floor, and another (more frequently used) design with the valve suspended from the ceiling of the valve hall ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/conversion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/conversion#comments Sponsored Articles Mon, 02 Feb 2015 19:26:00 +0000 62461 at http://tdworld.com Forward-looking information http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/forward-looking-information <div class="field-deck"> Operating the grid closer to its limits by preempting problems </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Modern electricity transmission and distribution networks are undergoing dramatic changes. They have to cope with more distributed and renewable energy resources, more data from smart power equipment and meters, and more pressure to run efficiently. This all results in more work and stress for network operators...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/forward-looking-information" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/forward-looking-information#comments Sponsored Articles Mon, 02 Feb 2015 16:22:00 +0000 62431 at http://tdworld.com Sustainable and available http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/sustainable-and-available <div class="field-deck"> Enhancing performance and reducing environmental impact of existing transformer fleets </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Aging assets, rising energy demand, and the critical need to avoid unplanned outages are challenging utilities and industries around the world. And while financial constraints are reducing maintenance budgets and investment, demand for increased return on investment is unabated.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/sustainable-and-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/sustainable-and-available#comments Sponsored Articles Wed, 31 Dec 2014 17:54:00 +0000 48051 at http://tdworld.com Workhorses of industry http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/workhorses-industry <div class="field-deck"> Industrial transformers in a DC environment </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Industrial transformers are key elements in the processes into which they are integrated. Reliability is crucial to ensure uninterrupted operation of converters, furnaces, motors and smelters used in a variety of applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/workhorses-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/workhorses-industry#comments Sponsored Articles Wed, 31 Dec 2014 13:43:00 +0000 47981 at http://tdworld.com The power of collaboration http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/power-collaboration-0 <div class="field-deck"> Service solutions across the product life cycle </div> <div class="node-body article-body">High-voltage circuit breaker equipment represents a substantial investment for any company. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/power-collaboration-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/power-collaboration-0#comments Sponsored Articles Mon, 01 Dec 2014 19:16:00 +0000 59831 at http://tdworld.com Bounding ahead http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/bounding-ahead <div class="field-deck"> IT maturity takes the mining industry from laggard to leader </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Up until recently, almost every other industry surpassed mining when it came to using information technology to support and enhance their business. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/bounding-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/bounding-ahead#comments Sponsored Articles Wed, 05 Nov 2014 14:36:00 +0000 58501 at http://tdworld.com Seamless communication http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/seamless-communication <div class="field-deck"> ABB's private wireless field automation networks advance open-pit mining fleet management </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Modern open-pit mining is a high-tech undertaking in decidedly hostile environments. 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Asset health management is emerging as a critical business process due to the potentially very significant bottom-line impact of asset decisions on profitability, compliance and customer satisfaction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/picture-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/picture-health#comments Sponsored Articles Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:43:00 +0000 57271 at http://tdworld.com Light Measures current http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/light-measures-current <div class="field-deck"> A fiber-optic current sensor integrated into a high-voltage circuit breaker </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Current and voltage measurements are two key functions in the control and protection of electric power grids. Traditionally, they have been performed using so-called instrument transformers – somewhat bulky and heavy devices that can weigh up to several tons.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/light-measures-current" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/light-measures-current#comments Sponsored Articles Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:10:00 +0000 57261 at http://tdworld.com Steps beyond http://tdworld.com/sponsored-articles/steps-beyond <div class="field-deck"> ABB’s HVDC Light® provides a range of expanded benefits for its customers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Using advanced converter technology developed by abb, the world's first hvdc transmission with voltage source converters began transmitting power in 1997. This technology was introduced as hvdc light. The new transmission link ran along a 10 km route between the swedish towns of hellsjön and grängesberg. 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