Newsletters http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7366/more en Black Hills Selects Asset Management as 'Utility of the Future' Component http://tdworld.com/smarter-grid/black-hills-selects-asset-management-utility-future-component <div class="node-body article-body">Ventyx, an ABB company, has signed a new license agreement with diversified energy company Black Hills Corp. to deploy Ventyx&#39;s enterprise asset management (EAM) solution, </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smarter-grid/black-hills-selects-asset-management-utility-future-component" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smarter-grid/black-hills-selects-asset-management-utility-future-component#comments The Smarter Grid Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:35:00 +0000 54911 at http://tdworld.com Silver Spring Networks Expands Smart Infrastructure Partnership with EDMI http://tdworld.com/smarter-grid/silver-spring-networks-expands-smart-infrastructure-partnership-edmi <div class="node-body article-body">Silver Spring Networks, Inc. has announced an expanded relationship with EDMI Ltd., a global smart meter solution provider, to offer smart city and smart energy solutions in several new regions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smarter-grid/silver-spring-networks-expands-smart-infrastructure-partnership-edmi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smarter-grid/silver-spring-networks-expands-smart-infrastructure-partnership-edmi#comments The Smarter Grid Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:52:00 +0000 54871 at http://tdworld.com <p>Following the successful first phase of deployment with the Singapore Power Group, Silver Spring and EDMI will offer their integrated solutions in Australia and New Zealand, Europe and Southeast Asia.</p> fazon1/iStock/Thinkstock Wind Power Can Improve Resiliency of Electrical Grids http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/wind-power-can-improve-resiliency-electrical-grids <div class="node-body article-body">GE’s Energy Consulting business has presented the findings of its frequency response study on wind power and grid resiliency. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/wind-power-can-improve-resiliency-electrical-grids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/wind-power-can-improve-resiliency-electrical-grids#comments Energizing Generation Renewables Renewables Grid-Optimization Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:27:00 +0000 54701 at http://tdworld.com Brazil's Abengoa Commissions World’s Longest Power Transmission Link http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/brazils-abengoa-commissions-world-s-longest-power-transmission-link <div class="node-body article-body">ABB has successfully commissioned the HVDC converter stations to the Rio Madeira High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) link in Brazil and delivered the project to Abengoa</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/brazils-abengoa-commissions-world-s-longest-power-transmission-link" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/brazils-abengoa-commissions-world-s-longest-power-transmission-link#comments Energizing Overhead Transmission Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:46:00 +0000 54691 at http://tdworld.com MYR Group Subsidiary Great Southwestern Construction Opens Dallas/ Ft. Worth Office http://tdworld.com/projects-progress/myr-group-subsidiary-great-southwestern-construction-opens-dallas-ft-worth-office <div class="node-body article-body">MYR Group Inc. subsidiary Great Southwestern Construction, Inc. has opened a new office in Mansfield to support the company’s transmission and distribution growth initiatives.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/projects-progress/myr-group-subsidiary-great-southwestern-construction-opens-dallas-ft-worth-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/projects-progress/myr-group-subsidiary-great-southwestern-construction-opens-dallas-ft-worth-office#comments Projects in Progress Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:37:00 +0000 54521 at http://tdworld.com Ultima_Gaina/iStock/Thinkstock PG&E Uses Helicopters to Wash Power Lines and Improve Reliability http://tdworld.com/projects-progress/pge-uses-helicopters-wash-power-lines-and-improve-reliability <div class="node-body article-body">As part of its ongoing effort to improve the safety and reliability of its electric system, PG&E routinely uses a specialized helicopter to wash a targeted set of power lines that tend to accumulate significant amounts of contamination throughout the year such as dirt, salt and bird excrement. </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/projects-progress/pge-uses-helicopters-wash-power-lines-and-improve-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/projects-progress/pge-uses-helicopters-wash-power-lines-and-improve-reliability#comments Projects in Progress Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:21:00 +0000 54481 at http://tdworld.com CMP’s Maine Power Reliability Program Reaches New Milestones http://tdworld.com/projects-progress/cmp-s-maine-power-reliability-program-reaches-new-milestones <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Central Maine Power Company (CMP), a subsidiary of Iberdrola USA, has reached two milestones on the Maine Power Reliability Program (MPRP). Last week, construction crews set the 5,000th structure for the project in the town of Bowdoinham. Last month, crews set the last transmission structure for the southern segment of the project in the town of Wells.<br /> &nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/projects-progress/cmp-s-maine-power-reliability-program-reaches-new-milestones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/projects-progress/cmp-s-maine-power-reliability-program-reaches-new-milestones#comments Projects in Progress Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:17:00 +0000 54471 at http://tdworld.com <p>Crews set the final pole for the southern section of the MPRP in a CMP transmission corridor in the town of Wells.</p> ABB Achieves Breakthrough in Switchgear Technology with Eco-Efficient Insulation Gas http://tdworld.com/distribution/abb-achieves-breakthrough-switchgear-technology-eco-efficient-insulation-gas <div class="node-body article-body">ABB has achieved a significant breakthrough in switchgear technology with the development of a solution that deploys a new insulation gas mixture as a substitute for sulfur hexafluoride (SF6).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/abb-achieves-breakthrough-switchgear-technology-eco-efficient-insulation-gas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/abb-achieves-breakthrough-switchgear-technology-eco-efficient-insulation-gas#comments Distribution Projects in Progress Grid-Optimization Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:46:00 +0000 54461 at http://tdworld.com FirstEnergy Offering Education Grants for the 2014-2015 School Year http://tdworld.com/etrain/firstenergy-offering-education-grants-2014-2015-school-year <div class="node-body article-body">FirstEnergy Corp. is offering education grants for creative classroom projects planned for the 2014-2015 school year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/etrain/firstenergy-offering-education-grants-2014-2015-school-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/etrain/firstenergy-offering-education-grants-2014-2015-school-year#comments eTrain Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:01:00 +0000 54311 at http://tdworld.com Ableimages/Digital Vision/Thinkstock Ben Kellison: Grid Researcher http://tdworld.com/etrain/ben-kellison-grid-researcher <div class="node-body article-body">Ben Kellison has found in the past three years that analytics is no longer a term used to describe a separate group unit within the utility.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/etrain/ben-kellison-grid-researcher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/etrain/ben-kellison-grid-researcher#comments eTrain Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:34:00 +0000 54301 at http://tdworld.com polygraphus/iStock/Thinkstock