Transmission http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7364/more en New York Power Authority Completes Grid Project for Reliability http://tdworld.com/transmission/new-york-power-authority-completes-grid-project-reliability <div class="node-body article-body">The New York Power Authority and New York State Electric & Gas have completed a $120 million transmission project</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/new-york-power-authority-completes-grid-project-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/new-york-power-authority-completes-grid-project-reliability#comments Transmission Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:14:00 +0000 90751 at http://tdworld.com Complexity of Powering Central Florida’s Future http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/complexity-powering-central-florida-s-future <div class="field-byline"> Charles H. Easterling, Orlando Utilities Commission, and Hrishikesh P. Moghe, Black &amp; Veatch </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It seemed easy and straightforward: Orlando Utilities Commission needed to upgrade its Taft-Lakeland transmission line.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/complexity-powering-central-florida-s-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/complexity-powering-central-florida-s-future#comments Transmission Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 20 Jun 2016 16:11:00 +0000 90411 at http://tdworld.com <p>The Taft-Lakeland 230-kV transmission line construction was originally completed in 1981. The line upgrades described in this article were completed by 2013.</p> Transmission Planning Needs Reformed http://tdworld.com/transmission/transmission-planning-needs-reformed <div class="node-body article-body">A new report released by Brattle finds that reforming the U.S. electric transmission planning and development process to address the evolving energy generation landscape could save customers</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/transmission-planning-needs-reformed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/transmission-planning-needs-reformed#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Wed, 15 Jun 2016 21:06:00 +0000 90321 at http://tdworld.com Get Ready for a DC Future http://tdworld.com/transmission/get-ready-dc-future <div class="field-byline"> Gregory Reed, Electric Power Systems Lab at the University of Pittsburgh </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the evolution of power electronics technologies and the development of HVDC breakers and other supporting technologies, we are seeing DC evolving to challenge AC</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/get-ready-dc-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/get-ready-dc-future#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Wed, 15 Jun 2016 20:39:00 +0000 90311 at http://tdworld.com Wind Developer Signs MOU with HVDC Transmission Project http://tdworld.com/transmission/wind-developer-signs-mou-hvdc-transmission-project <div class="node-body article-body">HVDC transmission developer Empire State Connector Corp. has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Invenergy</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/wind-developer-signs-mou-hvdc-transmission-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/wind-developer-signs-mou-hvdc-transmission-project#comments Generation Renewables Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 May 2016 18:47:00 +0000 89021 at http://tdworld.com Southline Transmission Project Receives Records of Decision http://tdworld.com/transmission/southline-transmission-project-receives-records-decision <div class="node-body article-body">The Southline Transmission Project has received Records of Decision from both the Western Area Power Administration and the Bureau of Land Management.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/southline-transmission-project-receives-records-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/southline-transmission-project-receives-records-decision#comments Transmission Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 09 May 2016 17:54:00 +0000 88161 at http://tdworld.com 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> <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> <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> <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> <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