Transmission http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7364/more en Continued High Levels of Transmission Investment Enhance the Grid, Benefit Customers http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/continued-high-levels-transmission-investment-enhance-grid-benefit-customers <div class="node-body article-body">An updated report by the Edison Electric Institute finds that investor-owned electric utilities are continuing to make significant investments to build needed and beneficial transmission infrastructure</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/continued-high-levels-transmission-investment-enhance-grid-benefit-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/continued-high-levels-transmission-investment-enhance-grid-benefit-customers#comments Transmission Overhead Transmission Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:36:00 +0000 66821 at http://tdworld.com Bringing Power from China’s Xiluodu Hydropower Station http://tdworld.com/transmission/bringing-power-china-s-xiluodu-hydropower-station <div class="field-byline"> Susan Lakin, Art Director </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">These images may look like they are from a space ship, but they are actually of the installation and testing of seven 550-kV gas-insulated line (GIL) circuits </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/bringing-power-china-s-xiluodu-hydropower-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/bringing-power-china-s-xiluodu-hydropower-station#comments Transmission Gallery Underground T&D Grid-Optimization Tue, 07 Apr 2015 22:40:00 +0000 66101 at http://tdworld.com Electricity Crosses the Mississippi River http://tdworld.com/transmission/electricity-crosses-mississippi-river <div class="field-byline"> Grant Stevenson, Xcel Energy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Xcel Energy and CapX2020 partners navigate the permitting and construction of a significant river crossing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/electricity-crosses-mississippi-river" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/electricity-crosses-mississippi-river#comments Transmission Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:33:00 +0000 65581 at http://tdworld.com <p>Construction crews working on the CapX2020 transmission line over the Mississippi River dealt with extreme weather challenges, including heavy rains, cold and ice.</p> Projects Planned in Penn Power Service Area in 2015 http://tdworld.com/transmission/projects-planned-penn-power-service-area-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">FirstEnergy Corp. has planned about 70 major transmission and distribution infrastructure projects and other work in 2015 to help enhance reliability in the Pennsylvania Power Co. (Penn Power) service area. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/projects-planned-penn-power-service-area-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/projects-planned-penn-power-service-area-2015#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:28:00 +0000 65191 at http://tdworld.com Penn Power/Facebook HVDC to Increase Resiliency in US Grid http://tdworld.com/transmission/hvdc-increase-resiliency-us-grid <div class="node-body article-body">HVDC will enable long distance lines in South America and underwater DC cables in Europe. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/hvdc-increase-resiliency-us-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/hvdc-increase-resiliency-us-grid#comments Commentaries Transmission Grid-Optimization Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:18:00 +0000 65091 at http://tdworld.com <p>I had a lot of fun both traveling to and working at the APW.</p> Drones & Balloons: Seen Flying Dangerous Objects http://tdworld.com/blog/drones-balloons-seen-flying-dangerous-objects <div class="node-body blog-body">There has been a lot of noise recently about drones, mainly since they have been witnessed flying by the White House, Eiffel tower and other strategic places.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grid-optimization-blog">The Grid Optimization Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/drones-balloons-seen-flying-dangerous-objects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/drones-balloons-seen-flying-dangerous-objects#comments Commentaries Transmission Grid-Optimization The Grid Optimization Blog Mon, 09 Mar 2015 17:44:00 +0000 64551 at http://tdworld.com ComEd Receives FAA Approval for Operational Use of UASs http://tdworld.com/transmission/comed-receives-faa-approval-operational-use-uass <div class="node-body article-body">ComEd has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to use innovative, unmanned aircraft systems (UASs), or aerial robotics, to inspect its lines</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/comed-receives-faa-approval-operational-use-uass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/comed-receives-faa-approval-operational-use-uass#comments Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 09 Mar 2015 16:23:00 +0000 64511 at http://tdworld.com 4 Reasons Why a National Grid Won't Happen http://tdworld.com/transmission/4-reasons-why-national-grid-wont-happen <div class="node-body article-body">For most of my utility career the dream of a fully connected national, coast-to-coast frequency-synchronized power grid has been discussed as though it might someday actually happen. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/4-reasons-why-national-grid-wont-happen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/4-reasons-why-national-grid-wont-happen#comments Commentaries Transmission Fri, 06 Mar 2015 20:04:00 +0000 64471 at http://tdworld.com Chalabala/iStock/Thinkstock $128 Million Will Be Spent in 2015 in the Potomac Edison Service Area http://tdworld.com/transmission/128-million-will-be-spent-2015-potomac-edison-service-area <div class="node-body article-body">FirstEnergy Corp. expects to invest about $128 million in 2015 on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects to enhance service reliability in Potomac Edison's service area.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/128-million-will-be-spent-2015-potomac-edison-service-area" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/128-million-will-be-spent-2015-potomac-edison-service-area#comments Energizing Transmission Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:24:00 +0000 64391 at http://tdworld.com <p><span class="meta-field photo-desc ">Construction of foundations for new voltage regulating equipment at Potomac Edison&rsquo;s Monocacy Substation in Frederick County, Md. is underway. The new equipment will help reinforce the regional transmission system and enhance service reliability for about 125,000 Potomac Edison customers.</span></p> High and Low: Eversource Installs Overhead and Underground http://tdworld.com/transmission/high-and-low-eversource-installs-overhead-and-underground <div class="node-body gallery-body">Eversource Energy is working high and low to strengthen electric reliability in the Northeast.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/high-and-low-eversource-installs-overhead-and-underground" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/high-and-low-eversource-installs-overhead-and-underground#comments Transmission Gallery Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:30:00 +0000 63701 at http://tdworld.com