Transmission http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7364/more en 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> NEMA Urges Congress to Direct a Transformer Reserve Program http://tdworld.com/transmission/nema-urges-congress-direct-transformer-reserve-program <div class="node-body article-body">This much-needed legislation would direct the Department of Energy to produce a plan to create a strategic transformer reserve program.</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/transmission/nema-urges-congress-direct-transformer-reserve-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/nema-urges-congress-direct-transformer-reserve-program#comments Energizing Transmission Grid-Optimization Wed, 20 May 2015 15:09:00 +0000 68271 at http://tdworld.com 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