Overhead Distribution http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7374/more en Con Edison Orders Mobile Resilience Transformers http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/con-edison-orders-mobile-resilience-transformers <div class="node-body article-body">Siemens is providing Con Edison with six mobile resilience transformers to help replace units within days rather than weeks.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/con-edison-orders-mobile-resilience-transformers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/con-edison-orders-mobile-resilience-transformers#comments Overhead Distribution Tue, 03 May 2016 15:07:00 +0000 87731 at http://tdworld.com Pipeline Construction to Limit Natural Gas Delivery in New England http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/pipeline-construction-limit-natural-gas-delivery-new-england <div class="node-body article-body">Under normal weather and power system conditions, New England is expected to have the electricity resources it needs to meet consumer demand this summer.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/pipeline-construction-limit-natural-gas-delivery-new-england" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/pipeline-construction-limit-natural-gas-delivery-new-england#comments Overhead Distribution Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:26:00 +0000 87271 at http://tdworld.com Airborne Advantage: Drones and Helicopters http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/airborne-advantage-drones-and-helicopters <div class="node-body gallery-body">Utilities use aerial technology and tools to build, maintain and operate the grid.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/airborne-advantage-drones-and-helicopters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/airborne-advantage-drones-and-helicopters#comments Gallery Overhead Distribution Overhead Transmission Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:14:00 +0000 87231 at http://tdworld.com Birmingham UK Grid Now Reinforced with Superconducting Fault Current Limiters http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/birmingham-uk-grid-now-reinforced-superconducting-fault-current-limiters <div class="node-body article-body">Western Power Distribution has integrated two superconducting fault current limiters (sFCL) from Nexans into Birmingham’s power grid. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/birmingham-uk-grid-now-reinforced-superconducting-fault-current-limiters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/birmingham-uk-grid-now-reinforced-superconducting-fault-current-limiters#comments Overhead Distribution Thu, 21 Apr 2016 21:08:00 +0000 86761 at http://tdworld.com Eversource Reliability Improvements Help Economic Growth in Western Mass http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/eversource-reliability-improvements-help-economic-growth-western-mass <div class="node-body article-body">Eversource is making significant upgrades to improve its ability to deliver reliable, abundant power to Westhampton, Southampton and the commercially thriving town of Easthampton. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/eversource-reliability-improvements-help-economic-growth-western-mass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/eversource-reliability-improvements-help-economic-growth-western-mass#comments Overhead Distribution Thu, 21 Apr 2016 19:32:00 +0000 86721 at http://tdworld.com Training Simulator Reduces Outage Times http://tdworld.com/substations/training-simulator-reduces-outage-times <div class="field-byline"> By Johan Morren, Enexis </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Enexis employs simulator to train outage crews to improve network reliability and reduce restoration times.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/substations/training-simulator-reduces-outage-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/substations/training-simulator-reduces-outage-times#comments Distribution Overhead Distribution Substations Thu, 21 Apr 2016 17:04:00 +0000 86671 at http://tdworld.com <p>A new hardware training simulator is in use at the new training center for protection, automation and control equipment.</p> Improving Distribution System Performance http://tdworld.com/distribution/improving-distribution-system-performance <div class="field-byline"> Mike Watson, Jeff Hauber and Clayton Stubbs, Westar Energy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Westar Energy added fault location, isolation and service restoration as well as volt/VAR control to enhance reliability and reduce system losses.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/improving-distribution-system-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/improving-distribution-system-performance#comments Distribution Overhead Distribution Thu, 21 Apr 2016 16:40:00 +0000 86661 at http://tdworld.com <p>Westar Energy distribution automation engineers use HMI and SCADA screens to maintain the DA system as well as interfacing and commissioning new equipment being deployed to the field.</p> Eversource Upgrading Electric System in Sharon, Connecticut http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/eversource-upgrading-electric-system-sharon-connecticut <div class="node-body article-body">With so many people relying on technology to power their daily lives, Eversource recognizes that the constant flow of electricity is crucial. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/eversource-upgrading-electric-system-sharon-connecticut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/eversource-upgrading-electric-system-sharon-connecticut#comments Overhead Distribution Fri, 08 Apr 2016 16:57:00 +0000 85621 at http://tdworld.com Crews trim limbs and trees away from electric lines on Rt. 4 in Sharon, Connecticut. PECO Electric System Upgrades Lead to Shortest Outages in Company History http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/peco-electric-system-upgrades-lead-shortest-outages-company-history <div class="node-body article-body">PECO has invested more than $500 million to improve its electric system infrastructure through preventive maintenance and equipment upgrades. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/peco-electric-system-upgrades-lead-shortest-outages-company-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/peco-electric-system-upgrades-lead-shortest-outages-company-history#comments News Overhead Distribution Fri, 08 Apr 2016 14:33:00 +0000 85571 at http://tdworld.com U.S. and Israeli Energy Ministers Sign New Energy Agreement http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/us-and-israeli-energy-ministers-sign-new-energy-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">Dr. Yuval Steinitz, and Dr. Ernest Moniz, signed an amendment to an existing agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy and the Israeli Ministry of National Infrastructure</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/us-and-israeli-energy-ministers-sign-new-energy-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/us-and-israeli-energy-ministers-sign-new-energy-agreement#comments Overhead Distribution Mon, 04 Apr 2016 19:22:00 +0000 85441 at http://tdworld.com