Transmission http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7364/more en PJM Board Authorizes $1.5 Billion to Strengthen Electric Infrastructure http://tdworld.com/transmission/pjm-board-authorizes-15-billion-strengthen-electric-infrastructure <div class="node-body article-body">The PJM Interconnection board has authorized more than $1.5 billion in electric transmission projects to maintain reliable power supplies</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/pjm-board-authorizes-15-billion-strengthen-electric-infrastructure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/pjm-board-authorizes-15-billion-strengthen-electric-infrastructure#comments Transmission Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:39:00 +0000 101831 at http://tdworld.com Should We Underground HV Transmission Lines? http://tdworld.com/transmission/should-we-underground-hv-transmission-lines <div class="node-body article-body">Commissions and other regulatory bodies are increasingly siding with proponents for undergrounding high voltage transmission.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/should-we-underground-hv-transmission-lines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/should-we-underground-hv-transmission-lines#comments Transmission Intelligent Undergrounding Grid-Optimization Thu, 16 Feb 2017 01:25:00 +0000 101621 at http://tdworld.com Featured Poll: Should State Approved Utility Projects be Exempt from Local Zoning? http://tdworld.com/transmission/featured-poll-should-state-approved-utility-projects-be-exempt-local-zoning <div class="node-body article-body">This is the age-old question in the utility construction business and many view the issue as a two edged sword. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/featured-poll-should-state-approved-utility-projects-be-exempt-local-zoning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/featured-poll-should-state-approved-utility-projects-be-exempt-local-zoning#comments Asset Management Service Transmission Grid-Optimization Fri, 10 Feb 2017 17:13:00 +0000 101461 at http://tdworld.com Vasmila/iStock/Thinkstock HVDC in Northern Brazil http://tdworld.com/transmission/hvdc-northern-brazil <div class="field-byline"> Antonio Guarini, Ricardo Tenório and Paulo Quintão, Operador Nacional do Sistema Elétrico </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Madeira River HVDC project provides bulk energy transfer for hydro power.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/hvdc-northern-brazil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/hvdc-northern-brazil#comments Transmission Overhead Transmission Substations Gold Grid-Optimization Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:10:00 +0000 100651 at http://tdworld.com <p>From the Santo Antonio hydro power plant control room, the coordination process between power production and HVDC transmitted power begins.</p> Record-High Levels of Transmission Investment: EEI Report http://tdworld.com/transmission/record-high-levels-transmission-investment-eei-report <div class="node-body article-body">A new report from the Edison Electric Institute finds that investor-owned electric companies are making significant investments to build needed transmission</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/record-high-levels-transmission-investment-eei-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/record-high-levels-transmission-investment-eei-report#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Tue, 27 Dec 2016 18:28:00 +0000 99821 at http://tdworld.com iStock/Thinkstock Utility Challenges Traditional Procurement http://tdworld.com/transmission/utility-challenges-traditional-procurement <div class="field-byline"> Petar Calic, Philip Tan and Kelvin Kent, Manitoba Hydro </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Manitoba Hydro uses alliance agreements to improve its converter transformer replacement program.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/utility-challenges-traditional-procurement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/utility-challenges-traditional-procurement#comments Transmission Substations Grid-Optimization Mon, 19 Dec 2016 19:55:00 +0000 99421 at http://tdworld.com Is FERC's New Rule on Energy Storage & DER Aggregators a Game Changer? http://tdworld.com/distribution/fercs-new-rule-energy-storage-der-aggregators-game-changer <div class="node-body article-body">FERC announced a proposed rulemaking that will allow energy storage and distributed energy resource (DER) aggregators</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/fercs-new-rule-energy-storage-der-aggregators-game-changer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/fercs-new-rule-energy-storage-der-aggregators-game-changer#comments Distribution Transmission Grid-Optimization Wed, 14 Dec 2016 17:46:00 +0000 99331 at http://tdworld.com Alberto Masnovo/iStock/Thinkstock ABB transformers - the most reliable and energy efficient on the market http://tdworld.com/transmission/abb-transformers-most-reliable-and-energy-efficient-market <div class="node-body video-body">Energy is lost at every step in the transmission and distribution network. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/abb-transformers-most-reliable-and-energy-efficient-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/abb-transformers-most-reliable-and-energy-efficient-market#comments Transmission Grid Optimization Grid-Optimization Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:33:00 +0000 98811 at http://tdworld.com AEP's Transmission Goalposts http://tdworld.com/transmission/aeps-transmission-goalposts <div class="node-body gallery-body">Bright yellow goalposts flanking an interstate highway in Canton, Ohio, are actually transmission towers. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/aeps-transmission-goalposts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/aeps-transmission-goalposts#comments Transmission Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Tue, 08 Nov 2016 22:56:00 +0000 97621 at http://tdworld.com Work Underway on Substation to Support Western PA Shale Gas Industry http://tdworld.com/transmission/work-underway-substation-support-western-pa-shale-gas-industry <div class="node-body article-body">Construction has begun on a new FirstEnergy Corp. transmission substation near Burgettstown, Pa., to help meet the increased electrical usage of the area's expanding Marcellus Shale gas industry. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/work-underway-substation-support-western-pa-shale-gas-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/work-underway-substation-support-western-pa-shale-gas-industry#comments Distribution Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:20:00 +0000 96951 at http://tdworld.com <p>Construction crews install bus work at a new FirstEnergy transmission substation in Smith Township, Washington County, Pa.</p>