White Papers http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7365/more en How two rural utilities are creating a foundation for an intelligent and practical distribution network http://tdworld.com/white-papers/how-two-rural-utilities-are-creating-foundation-intelligent-and-practical-distribution- <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper lays out the step-by-step process used to build a communications network and SCADA system to support substation and downline automation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/white-papers/how-two-rural-utilities-are-creating-foundation-intelligent-and-practical-distribution-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/white-papers/how-two-rural-utilities-are-creating-foundation-intelligent-and-practical-distribution-#comments White Papers Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:25:00 +0000 64131 at http://tdworld.com ABB Review: Energizing the digital grid http://tdworld.com/white-papers/abb-review-energizing-digital-grid <div class="node-body article-body">New power sources, enhanced communications, smarter assets, and other advancements combine to enable promising new approaches to power.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/white-papers/abb-review-energizing-digital-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/white-papers/abb-review-energizing-digital-grid#comments White Papers Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:18:00 +0000 64121 at http://tdworld.com Evolving the EPC model http://tdworld.com/white-papers/evolving-epc-model <div class="field-deck"> The case for expanding OEM participation in power plan design and construction </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The traditional engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) model provides a proven framework for power plant design and construction. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/white-papers/evolving-epc-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/white-papers/evolving-epc-model#comments White Papers Sun, 01 Feb 2015 10:16:00 +0000 62401 at http://tdworld.com Avista: At the forefront of Smart Grid 2.0 http://tdworld.com/white-papers/avista-forefront-smart-grid-20 <div class="node-body article-body">Avista, an investor-owned utility in Spokane WA, is leading the way in smart grid deployment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/white-papers/avista-forefront-smart-grid-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/white-papers/avista-forefront-smart-grid-20#comments White Papers Sun, 01 Feb 2015 10:12:00 +0000 62381 at http://tdworld.com See when high voltage switchgear maintenance is needed http://tdworld.com/white-papers/see-when-high-voltage-switchgear-maintenance-needed <div class="field-deck"> Extend maintenance cycles with safer, faster and lower cost diagnostic option </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Just as X-rays help doctors diagnose injuries, radiography allows maintenance teams to diagnose high voltage switchgear issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/white-papers/see-when-high-voltage-switchgear-maintenance-needed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/white-papers/see-when-high-voltage-switchgear-maintenance-needed#comments White Papers Wed, 31 Dec 2014 17:58:00 +0000 61151 at http://tdworld.com Smart outage management http://tdworld.com/white-papers/smart-outage-management <div class="field-deck"> Benefits of a fully integrated solution </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The next generation of smart grid control centers must handle new challenges and operate in new ways.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/white-papers/smart-outage-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/white-papers/smart-outage-management#comments White Papers Wed, 31 Dec 2014 17:50:00 +0000 61141 at http://tdworld.com The "smart" approach http://tdworld.com/white-papers/smart-approach <div class="field-deck"> Integrating distributed energy resources </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As more solar, wind, energy storage and other renewables come online, how can you best integrate them into your existing network?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/white-papers/smart-approach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/white-papers/smart-approach#comments White Papers Mon, 01 Dec 2014 18:57:00 +0000 59821 at http://tdworld.com Model matrix http://tdworld.com/white-papers/model-matrix <div class="field-deck"> Modularized simulation concepts for breaker analysis and optimization </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper describes how the convergence of modeling tools is advancing breaker design and optimization. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/white-papers/model-matrix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/white-papers/model-matrix#comments White Papers Mon, 01 Dec 2014 18:48:00 +0000 59811 at http://tdworld.com Earth science http://tdworld.com/white-papers/earth-science <div class="field-deck"> A new digital earth-fault detection method improves reliability </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This brief article describes how an innovative digital solution is enhancing the ability of protection relays in compensated distribution systems to perform their two most important tasks: earth-fault detection and directional determination.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/white-papers/earth-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/white-papers/earth-science#comments White Papers Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18:48:00 +0000 58441 at http://tdworld.com First steps toward condition-based maintenance http://tdworld.com/white-papers/first-steps-toward-condition-based-maintenance <div class="node-body article-body">Servicing power equipment because the calendar says so is wasteful and inefficient. Read this white paper to learn how you can begin implementing a more effective condition-based approach to maintenance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/white-papers/first-steps-toward-condition-based-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/white-papers/first-steps-toward-condition-based-maintenance#comments White Papers Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18:40:00 +0000 58431 at http://tdworld.com