Transmission http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7364/more en BC Hydro Run-of-River Project Provides Power to Grid, Improves Reliability http://tdworld.com/transmission/bc-hydro-run-river-project-provides-power-grid-improves-reliability <div class="node-body article-body">A McBride area run-of-river project is now delivering clean, reliable power to BC Hydro's grid. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/bc-hydro-run-river-project-provides-power-grid-improves-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/bc-hydro-run-river-project-provides-power-grid-improves-reliability#comments Projects in Progress Transmission Grid-Optimization Thu, 23 Jul 2015 21:11:00 +0000 71631 at http://tdworld.com Drones: The Next Frontier in Utility Operations http://tdworld.com/transmission/drones-next-frontier-utility-operations <div class="node-body gallery-body">Unmanned aerial vehicles can help electric utilities to save money, improve reliability, and enhance safety when used in select applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/drones-next-frontier-utility-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/drones-next-frontier-utility-operations#comments Transmission Gallery Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Wed, 08 Jul 2015 15:09:00 +0000 70631 at http://tdworld.com FERC Proposes to Approve Further Enhancements to Electric Grid Reliability http://tdworld.com/transmission/ferc-proposes-approve-further-enhancements-electric-grid-reliability <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has proposed to approve revisions to several electric reliability standards that will strengthen coordinated efforts to plan and reliably operate the bulk electric system under normal and abnormal conditions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/ferc-proposes-approve-further-enhancements-electric-grid-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/ferc-proposes-approve-further-enhancements-electric-grid-reliability#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:52:00 +0000 69921 at http://tdworld.com Southwest Power Pool Expands Electric Grid Management to 14 States http://tdworld.com/transmission/southwest-power-pool-expands-electric-grid-management-14-states <div class="node-body article-body">Southwest Power Pool has expanded its management of electric reliability coordination to include the Integrated System transmission system</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/southwest-power-pool-expands-electric-grid-management-14-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/southwest-power-pool-expands-electric-grid-management-14-states#comments Energizing Transmission Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Wed, 17 Jun 2015 20:56:00 +0000 69781 at http://tdworld.com FERC Proposes New Reliability Standard on Geomagnetic Disturbances http://tdworld.com/transmission/ferc-proposes-new-reliability-standard-geomagnetic-disturbances <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has proposed to approve a new reliability standard addressing the vulnerability of electric transmission systems to geomagnetic disturbances.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/ferc-proposes-new-reliability-standard-geomagnetic-disturbances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/ferc-proposes-new-reliability-standard-geomagnetic-disturbances#comments Transmission Wed, 03 Jun 2015 17:01:00 +0000 69141 at http://tdworld.com Stocktrek Images/Thinkstock Working in the Sky: WAPA Maintains Trinity-to-Carr Line http://tdworld.com/transmission/working-sky-wapa-maintains-trinity-carr-line <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Trinity-to-Carr 230-kV line traverses rugged terrain in under-developed wilderness areas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/working-sky-wapa-maintains-trinity-carr-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/working-sky-wapa-maintains-trinity-carr-line#comments Transmission Gallery Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Tue, 02 Jun 2015 15:41:00 +0000 68981 at http://tdworld.com More Capacity Allows More Renewables http://tdworld.com/transmission/more-capacity-allows-more-renewables <div class="field-byline"> Antonio Useros García and Sara Fernández de Sevilla Alfonsea, Red Eléctrica de España </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dynamic assessment of the thermal capacity of transmission lines allows for maximum integration of renewable energy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/more-capacity-allows-more-renewables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/more-capacity-allows-more-renewables#comments Transmission Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Thu, 28 May 2015 21:13:00 +0000 68821 at http://tdworld.com <p>The 220-kV Maria&ndash;Fuendetodos transmission line extends through an area with 1,730 MW of wind power capacity installed.</p> JCP&L Completes Inspections and Projects Prior to Summer for Reliability http://tdworld.com/transmission/jcpl-completes-inspections-and-projects-prior-summer-reliability <div class="node-body article-body"> With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electric usage, Jersey Central Power & Light has completed numerous projects and inspections across its 13-county service area to enhance service reliability. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/jcpl-completes-inspections-and-projects-prior-summer-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/jcpl-completes-inspections-and-projects-prior-summer-reliability#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Tue, 26 May 2015 15:54:00 +0000 68501 at http://tdworld.com <p>Cost effective helicopter patrols have been completed on more than 757 miles of transmission lines located in JCP&amp;L&#39;s service area.</p> PPL Energizes Susquehanna-Roseland Transmission Line http://tdworld.com/transmission/ppl-energizes-susquehanna-roseland-transmission-line <div class="node-body article-body">PPL Electric Utilities energized the Susquehanna-Roseland transmission line on May 11, completing a major upgrade to the nation's electric grid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/ppl-energizes-susquehanna-roseland-transmission-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/ppl-energizes-susquehanna-roseland-transmission-line#comments Projects in Progress Transmission Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Thu, 21 May 2015 22:13:00 +0000 68421 at http://tdworld.com <p>Aerial view of the Troy Meadows segment of the Susquehanna to Roseland Electric Reliability Project. Troy Meadows is both a priority wetland and a national natural landmark.</p> ABB and U.S. Policymakers Meet to Address Grid Vulnerability Issues http://tdworld.com/transmission/abb-and-us-policymakers-meet-address-grid-vulnerability-issues <div class="node-body article-body">ABB representatives testified before Congress at a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing and met with policymakers this week regarding minimizing grid vulnerabilities. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/abb-and-us-policymakers-meet-address-grid-vulnerability-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/abb-and-us-policymakers-meet-address-grid-vulnerability-issues#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Thu, 21 May 2015 16:18:00 +0000 68341 at http://tdworld.com <p>RecX prototype at Centerpoint Energy. See <a href="http://tdworld.com/substations/ready-roll-training-disaster-recovery-0" target="_blank"><em>Ready to Roll: Training for Disaster Recovery</em></a></p>