Overhead Distribution http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7374/more en Kenya Expanding Distribution Network with AfDB Loan http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/kenya-expanding-distribution-network-afdb-loan <div class="node-body article-body">The African Development Bank has approved a US$135-million loan to launch the second phase of an energy project</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/kenya-expanding-distribution-network-afdb-loan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/kenya-expanding-distribution-network-afdb-loan#comments Overhead Distribution Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:47:00 +0000 90921 at http://tdworld.com T&D Inadequacy in SE Asia Contributes to Distributed Generation Demand http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/td-inadequacy-se-asia-contributes-distributed-generation-demand <div class="node-body article-body">The inadequacy of transmission and distribution infrastructure and the topographical challenges in isolated islands such as Indonesia and the Philippines have created strong demand for distributed power generation </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/td-inadequacy-se-asia-contributes-distributed-generation-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/td-inadequacy-se-asia-contributes-distributed-generation-demand#comments Overhead Distribution Wed, 22 Jun 2016 19:10:00 +0000 90631 at http://tdworld.com JCP&L Completes Union County Cable Replacement Project http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/jcpl-completes-union-county-cable-replacement-project <div class="node-body article-body">Jersey Central Power & Light has completed a $1.7 million cable replacement project in Springfield Township, Union County.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/jcpl-completes-union-county-cable-replacement-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/jcpl-completes-union-county-cable-replacement-project#comments Overhead Distribution Wed, 22 Jun 2016 18:31:00 +0000 90601 at http://tdworld.com Reliability for Ontario's Electricity System Remains Positive http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/reliability-ontarios-electricity-system-remains-positive <div class="node-body article-body">The Independent Electricity System Operator's latest 18-Month Outlook report forecasts adequate generation and transmission to supply Ontario's electricity demand</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/reliability-ontarios-electricity-system-remains-positive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/reliability-ontarios-electricity-system-remains-positive#comments Overhead Distribution Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:57:00 +0000 90581 at http://tdworld.com Take Care of Reliability, Take Care of Customers http://tdworld.com/distribution/take-care-reliability-take-care-customers <div class="field-byline"> Herschel K. Arant Jr., Central Georgia EMC </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Central Georgia EMC implements fault location, isolation and service restoration to improve system reliability and customer satisfaction.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/take-care-reliability-take-care-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/take-care-reliability-take-care-customers#comments Distribution Overhead Distribution Grid-Optimization Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:25:00 +0000 90391 at http://tdworld.com <p>Lineman Brad Selman inspects and repairs a recloser installation typical of the CGEMC system.</p> FPL Hardens System Against Storm Outages http://tdworld.com/features/fpl-hardens-system-against-storm-outages <div class="node-body article-body">Line workers install concrete poles and more resilient power lines to increase reliability.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/features/fpl-hardens-system-against-storm-outages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/fpl-hardens-system-against-storm-outages#comments Features Overhead Distribution Mon, 20 Jun 2016 20:58:00 +0000 90451 at http://tdworld.com <p>An FPL line worker helps restore power in a tornado-ravaged area in Sarasota in January 2016. On average, hardened power lines perform 40% better than lines that have not been hardened, helping restore power faster after severe weather.</p> ABB Inaugurates Microgrid in South Africa http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/abb-inaugurates-microgrid-south-africa <div class="node-body article-body">ABB has commissioned an integrated solar-diesel microgrid installation at its 96,000 square meter Longmeadow facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/abb-inaugurates-microgrid-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/generation-renewables/abb-inaugurates-microgrid-south-africa#comments Generation Renewables Overhead Distribution Grid-Optimization Thu, 09 Jun 2016 16:01:00 +0000 90001 at http://tdworld.com Upgrading the Town: Eversource Working on Reliability http://tdworld.com/distribution/upgrading-town-eversource-working-reliability <div class="node-body gallery-body">Eversource is investing $1.1 million to increase safety and reliability for customers in a town in Connecticut.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/upgrading-town-eversource-working-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/upgrading-town-eversource-working-reliability#comments Distribution Gallery Overhead Distribution Grid-Optimization Wed, 08 Jun 2016 14:35:00 +0000 89791 at http://tdworld.com Smart, Lightweight, and Rugged Testing for all Recloser Controls http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/smart-lightweight-and-rugged-testing-all-recloser-controls <div class="node-body video-body">Technology has significantly improved overhead distribution networks by reducing customer-minutes of interruptions through the use of modern reclosers.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/smart-lightweight-and-rugged-testing-all-recloser-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/smart-lightweight-and-rugged-testing-all-recloser-controls#comments Overhead Distribution Tue, 07 Jun 2016 18:32:00 +0000 89731 at http://tdworld.com Duration of Power Outages Decreasing Due to BGE Upgrades http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/duration-power-outages-decreasing-due-bge-upgrades <div class="node-body article-body">As BGE continues to invest in electric system upgrades and preventive maintenance, the reliability of service to customers continues to improve. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/duration-power-outages-decreasing-due-bge-upgrades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/duration-power-outages-decreasing-due-bge-upgrades#comments Overhead Distribution Wed, 01 Jun 2016 16:51:00 +0000 89511 at http://tdworld.com