Transmission http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7364/more en 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 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> The Energy Continuum http://tdworld.com/transmission/energy-continuum <div class="field-byline"> Mark A. Gabriel, Western Area Power Administration </div> <div class="node-body article-body">WAPA and the industry need to understand the impacts of markets as we engage in the exciting changes we are facing as full participants and economic traders.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/energy-continuum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/energy-continuum#comments Transmission Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:25:00 +0000 96851 at http://tdworld.com The Next Avalanche http://tdworld.com/transmission/next-avalanche <div class="field-byline"> By Eric Eriksen, Alaska Electric Light &amp; Power Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learning from the past, Alaska Electric Light & Power has become a leader in avalanche mitigation and snow science.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/next-avalanche" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/next-avalanche#comments Transmission Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:29:00 +0000 95321 at http://tdworld.com <p>A heavy-lift helicopter removes tower 4/6 wreckage from the mountain.</p> Reimagining the Grid http://tdworld.com/transmission/reimagining-grid <div class="node-body article-body">Central Danish politicians established new guidelines that require undergrounding some 400-kV overhead lines.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/reimagining-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/reimagining-grid#comments Transmission Intelligent Undergrounding Grid-Optimization Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:43:00 +0000 94921 at http://tdworld.com <p>This view of Lillebaelt, Denmark, shows the existing 400-kV overhead line (in the background) that will be placed underground.</p> All photos courtesy of Energinet.dk. City of New Orleans Gets a Big Upgrade http://tdworld.com/transmission/city-new-orleans-gets-big-upgrade <div class="field-byline"> Jordan Montz, Entergy Services Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The success of Entergy’s transmission project was aided by comprehensive communication with all stakeholders. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/city-new-orleans-gets-big-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/city-new-orleans-gets-big-upgrade#comments Transmission Overhead Transmission Grid-Optimization Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:27:00 +0000 94911 at http://tdworld.com <p>Where Entergy&rsquo;s 230-kV upgrade crossed the interstate near the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, work started early on weekend mornings with crews setting up for the pulls.</p> North-East Agra: The world's first multi-terminal, ultrahigh-voltage direct current transmission link http://tdworld.com/transmission/north-east-agra-worlds-first-multi-terminal-ultrahigh-voltage-direct-current-transmissi <div class="node-body video-body">The 800 kV North-East Agra UHVDC (ultrahigh-voltage direct current) link will have a record 8,000 MW </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/transmission/north-east-agra-worlds-first-multi-terminal-ultrahigh-voltage-direct-current-transmissi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/transmission/north-east-agra-worlds-first-multi-terminal-ultrahigh-voltage-direct-current-transmissi#comments Transmission Grid Optimization Grid-Optimization Mon, 01 Aug 2016 13:13:00 +0000 85091 at http://tdworld.com