Overhead Distribution http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7374/more en Grid Reliability And Resiliency Planning http://tdworld.com/sponosr-material/grid-reliability-and-resiliency-planning-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sign Up for the Free ABB SmartStream Digital Conference Today </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Preparing for the Power Evolution is an all-online event as part of the SmartStream Digital Conference series, sponsored by ABB Automation & Power World. Registration is required and is open to power utility management, engineers, and operations professionals to attend, free of charge. The Grid Reliability track focuses on various aspects of grid reliability and resiliency, both at the distribution and transmission level. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/sponosr-material/grid-reliability-and-resiliency-planning-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/sponosr-material/grid-reliability-and-resiliency-planning-0#comments Sponosr Material Briefs Overhead Distribution Overhead Transmission Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:57:00 +0000 57531 at http://tdworld.com PSE&G Monitors Asset Condition http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/pseg-monitors-asset-condition <div class="field-byline"> David Blew, PSE&amp;G </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Focused technology investment achieves measurable network improvements including system visibility for dispatchers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/pseg-monitors-asset-condition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/pseg-monitors-asset-condition#comments Overhead Distribution Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:18:00 +0000 56741 at http://tdworld.com <p>Engineers analyze real-time network data in the operations center and will take action as conditions warrant.</p> Optimized Maintenance http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/optimized-maintenance-0 <div class="field-byline"> José Luis Martinez, Edenor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Argentine utility reduces power transformer outages and increases availability with a proactive strategy. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/optimized-maintenance-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/optimized-maintenance-0#comments Overhead Distribution Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:48:00 +0000 56641 at http://tdworld.com <p>Edenor crews perform major on-site repair tasks on a 300-MVA transformer.</p> FERC, NERC Initiate Review of Electric Industry Recovery and Restoration Plans http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/ferc-nerc-initiate-review-electric-industry-recovery-and-restoration-plans <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, working with the North American Electric Reliability Corp. and the Regional Entities, has initiated a joint staff review to assess and verify the electric utility industry’s bulk power system recovery and restoration planning.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/ferc-nerc-initiate-review-electric-industry-recovery-and-restoration-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/ferc-nerc-initiate-review-electric-industry-recovery-and-restoration-plans#comments Energizing Overhead Distribution Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:20:00 +0000 56621 at http://tdworld.com PG&E Crews Making Progress with King Fire Restoration http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/pge-crews-making-progress-king-fire-restoration <div class="field-byline"> By Lynsey Paulo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">PG&E crews are making significant progress in restoring power to the White Meadows area off of Highway 50 and Icehouse Road where the King Fire burned last week. </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-distribution/pge-crews-making-progress-king-fire-restoration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/pge-crews-making-progress-king-fire-restoration#comments Energizing Overhead Distribution Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:54:00 +0000 56231 at http://tdworld.com Are you ready for the changing power landscape? http://tdworld.com/gallery/are-you-ready-changing-power-landscape <div class="node-body gallery-body">ABB Automation & Power World is hosting a free online conference to help utility management, engineers, and operations professionals. Called "Preparing for the power evolution," the one-day program includes 25 live online webinars, plus live interviews and chat sessions among attendees and presenters. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/gallery/are-you-ready-changing-power-landscape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/gallery/are-you-ready-changing-power-landscape#comments Sponosr Material Electric Utility Operations Gallery Grid Optimization Overhead Distribution Overhead Transmission Renewables Smart Grid Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:30:00 +0000 56151 at http://tdworld.com Wood Pole Inspection and Replacement Program Continues at Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co. http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/wood-pole-inspection-and-replacement-program-continues-cleveland-electric-illu <div class="node-body article-body">To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI) crews have replaced or repaired more than 830 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/wood-pole-inspection-and-replacement-program-continues-cleveland-electric-illu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/wood-pole-inspection-and-replacement-program-continues-cleveland-electric-illu#comments Energizing Overhead Distribution Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:48:00 +0000 55491 at http://tdworld.com <p><span class="meta-field photo-desc " id="yui_3_16_0_rc_1_1_1410367841168_5676">Contractors use a jack hammer to drive a C-shaped steel beam into the ground to reinforce a distribution pole. Steel reinforcements can greatly extend the life of a utility pole often at less than half the cost and time of replacing the entire pole.</span></p> Herculean Restoration http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/herculean-restoration <div class="node-body article-body">Electric utility linemen replace lines and save lives in the face of Mother Nature’s wrath.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/herculean-restoration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/herculean-restoration#comments Overhead Distribution Silver Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:23:00 +0000 55161 at http://tdworld.com <p>Jan. 16, 2014, a large wildfire burns out of control in the hills above Glendora, California. Firefighters, helicopters and aircraft from many jurisdictions work to control it. Courtesy of Digital Media Pro/Shutterstock.com.</p> FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania Utilities File Rate Plans to Help Ensure Continued Reliability Enhancements http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/firstenergys-pennsylvania-utilities-file-rate-plans-help-ensure-continued-reli <div class="node-body article-body">To help ensure continued reliability enhancements for its two million Pennsylvania customers, FirstEnergy Corp. subsidiaries today filed comprehensive distribution rate plans with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/firstenergys-pennsylvania-utilities-file-rate-plans-help-ensure-continued-reli" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/firstenergys-pennsylvania-utilities-file-rate-plans-help-ensure-continued-reli#comments Energizing Overhead Distribution Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:53:00 +0000 53171 at http://tdworld.com Iran Hardens System for Earthquakes http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/iran-hardens-system-earthquakes <div class="field-byline"> Reza Nikpayam, Mashhad Electric Energy Distribution Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">MEEDC takes action to redesign its overhead line distribution networks to withstand earthquakes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/iran-hardens-system-earthquakes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/iran-hardens-system-earthquakes#comments Overhead Distribution Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:01:00 +0000 52571 at http://tdworld.com