Transmission http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7364/more en PPL Completes Northeast-Pocono Transmission Project http://tdworld.com/transmission/ppl-completes-northeast-pocono-transmission-project <div class="node-body article-body">PPL Electric Utilities last Wednesday completed the Northeast-Pocono Reliability Project, a $350 million investment in new substations and power lines to boost regional reliability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/ppl-completes-northeast-pocono-transmission-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/ppl-completes-northeast-pocono-transmission-project#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 25 Apr 2016 19:21:00 +0000 87081 at http://tdworld.com A helicopter helps string new wires over a portion of the Northeast-Pocono Reliability Project. PRNewsFoto/PPL Electric Utilities GridEx III Showcases Steady Improvements on Participation, Coordination http://tdworld.com/transmission/gridex-iii-showcases-steady-improvements-participation-coordination <div class="node-body article-body">NERC’s recent grid security exercise, GridEx III, showed continued improvement to coordination, communication and emergency response actions</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/gridex-iii-showcases-steady-improvements-participation-coordination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/gridex-iii-showcases-steady-improvements-participation-coordination#comments Transmission Electric Utility Operations Smart Energy Consumer Grid-Optimization Mon, 04 Apr 2016 18:57:00 +0000 85431 at http://tdworld.com The Drone Advantage http://tdworld.com/transmission/drone-advantage <div class="node-body article-body">Fully integrating drone technology to the grid is more a matter of when than how.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/drone-advantage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/drone-advantage#comments Transmission Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 04 Apr 2016 16:57:00 +0000 85321 at http://tdworld.com <p>UAVs can be a cost-effective option for distribution line patrols, and they do not disturb the neighbors.</p> Courtesy of Hill Country Aerial. DOE to Participate in Clean Line’s Large-Scale Energy Transmission Project http://tdworld.com/transmission/doe-participate-clean-line-s-large-scale-energy-transmission-project <div class="node-body article-body">The DOE will participate in the development of the Plains & Eastern Clean Line Project, a major clean energy infrastructure project.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/doe-participate-clean-line-s-large-scale-energy-transmission-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/doe-participate-clean-line-s-large-scale-energy-transmission-project#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 28 Mar 2016 15:27:00 +0000 84741 at http://tdworld.com Transmission Plays a Significant Role http://tdworld.com/transmission/transmission-plays-significant-role <div class="node-body article-body"><p>There are a number of people in the market who suggest that electric transmission has outlived its usefulness and that as a country we should no longer be investing in, or supporting investments in electric transmission. While that may be a goal for many, I believe that it a goal that is neither practical, nor realistic in the foreseeable future.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/transmission-plays-significant-role" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/transmission-plays-significant-role#comments Transmission Overhead Transmission Renewables Thu, 03 Mar 2016 18:32:00 +0000 75771 at http://tdworld.com JCP&L Begins Construction on Second Phase of Transmission Project http://tdworld.com/transmission/jcpl-begins-construction-second-phase-transmission-project <div class="node-body article-body">Jersey Central Power & Light has started construction on the final segment of a new 11.5-mile transmission line project.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/jcpl-begins-construction-second-phase-transmission-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/jcpl-begins-construction-second-phase-transmission-project#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 22 Feb 2016 18:19:00 +0000 82551 at http://tdworld.com Jersey Central Power & Light has started construction on the final segment of a new 11.5-mile transmission line project designed to enhance service reliability and help meet the growing demand for electricity in Mercer, Middlesex and Monmouth counties. JCP&L transmission Building Transmission in the Desert: TEP's New Line http://tdworld.com/transmission/building-transmission-desert-teps-new-line <div class="node-body gallery-body">Tucson Electric Power shares awesome aerial images and process photos of its new Pinal Central to Tortolita 500-kV line. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/building-transmission-desert-teps-new-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/building-transmission-desert-teps-new-line#comments Transmission Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Wed, 17 Feb 2016 01:44:00 +0000 82401 at http://tdworld.com Is Your Transformer OK? http://tdworld.com/transmission/your-transformer-ok <div class="field-byline"> By Roozbeh Movafagh, Pacific Gas and Electric Co., and Dan Mulkey, Mulkey Engineering </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Enhanced safety is the reason PG&E has internal fault detection on all new overhead transformers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/your-transformer-ok" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/your-transformer-ok#comments Transmission Overhead Distribution Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Tue, 26 Jan 2016 21:35:00 +0000 81461 at http://tdworld.com <p>An internal fault can be violent enough to blow the lid off a transformer.</p> Drones Take Flight http://tdworld.com/transmission/drones-take-flight <div class="field-byline"> Aleksandar Vukojević, Duke Energy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Duke Energy examines the use of small unmanned aerial systems with advanced camera payloads.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/drones-take-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/drones-take-flight#comments Transmission Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Silver Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:13:00 +0000 81431 at http://tdworld.com <p>The AeroVironment Puma launch platform uses a slingshot to boost the small unmanned aerial system (sUAS) into the air.</p> Vermont Approves Site New England Clean Power Link http://tdworld.com/transmission/vermont-approves-site-new-england-clean-power-link <div class="node-body article-body">The New England Clean Power Link has received a Certificate of Public Good from the Vermont Public Service Board.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/vermont-approves-site-new-england-clean-power-link" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/vermont-approves-site-new-england-clean-power-link#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:14:00 +0000 80681 at http://tdworld.com