Smart Grid http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7384/more en Michigan Commission Directs Staff to Draft Cybersecurity Rules http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/michigan-commission-directs-staff-draft-cybersecurity-rules <div class="node-body article-body">The Michigan Public Service Commission has directed the MPSC staff to develop rules concerning annual cybersecurity reporting to strengthen utility programs.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/michigan-commission-directs-staff-draft-cybersecurity-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/michigan-commission-directs-staff-draft-cybersecurity-rules#comments Smart Grid Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:59:00 +0000 98701 at http://tdworld.com KrulUA/iStock/Thinkstock IT/OT Convergence http://tdworld.com/ems-scada/itot-convergence <div class="node-body article-body">The key to optimizing benefits and minimizing difficulties in the digitally converged world is to keep the big picture in mind. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/ems-scada/itot-convergence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/ems-scada/itot-convergence#comments EMS /SCADA Tue, 22 Nov 2016 21:15:00 +0000 98271 at http://tdworld.com <p>Real-time data integration and other IT/OT convergence practices will become increasingly important to Tucson Electric Power as it continues to expand its renewable energy portfolio. TEP is working to deliver at least 30% of its power from renewable resources by 2030, doubling Arizona&rsquo;s 2025 goal.</p> AMI Deployment Reaches New Heights http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/ami-deployment-reaches-new-heights <div class="field-byline"> Schereina Howton, Commonwealth Edison Co., and Chris Collins, Exelon Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ComEd created a one-of-a kind strategy for Chicago’s Loop to ensure successful installations in high-rise buildings.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/ami-deployment-reaches-new-heights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/ami-deployment-reaches-new-heights#comments Smart Grid Substations Tue, 22 Nov 2016 20:45:00 +0000 98251 at http://tdworld.com <p>To ensure communication of smart meters at Willis Tower, ComEd installed an AP antenna (shown to the left of Willis Tower in the left photo), which communicates with the access points at ComEd&rsquo;s Plymouth substation in Chicago (right).</p> Innovation Unlocks Grid Benefits http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/innovation-unlocks-grid-benefits <div class="field-byline"> Russ Griffith and Alex Portilla, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Demonstration projects help PG&E integrate third-party assets into the grid.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/innovation-unlocks-grid-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/asset-management-service/innovation-unlocks-grid-benefits#comments Asset Management Service Distributed Energy Resources Renewables Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:34:00 +0000 98101 at http://tdworld.com AMI Deployment Reaches New Heights http://tdworld.com/ami/ami-deployment-reaches-new-heights <div class="field-byline"> Schereina Howton, Commonwealth Edison Corp., and Chris Collins, Exelon Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ComEd created a one-of-a kind strategy for Chicago’s Loop to ensure successful installations in high-rise buildings.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/ami/ami-deployment-reaches-new-heights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/ami/ami-deployment-reaches-new-heights#comments AMI Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:47:00 +0000 98011 at http://tdworld.com <p>To ensure communication of smart meters at Willis Tower, ComEd installed an AP antenna (shown to the left of Willis Tower in the left photo), which communicates with the access points at ComEd&rsquo;s Plymouth substation in Chicago (right).</p> Microsoft Makes Its Largest-Ever Wind-Power Purchase http://tdworld.com/renewables/microsoft-makes-its-largest-ever-wind-power-purchase <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has committed to its largest wind-power purchase to date, with a deal to buy 237 megawatts of capacity from projects in Wyoming and Kansas.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/renewables/microsoft-makes-its-largest-ever-wind-power-purchase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/renewables/microsoft-makes-its-largest-ever-wind-power-purchase#comments Renewables Smart Grid Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:17:00 +0000 98311 at http://tdworld.com Thinkstock Walmart to Reach 50% Renewables by 2025 http://tdworld.com/renewables/walmart-reach-50-renewables-2025 <div class="node-body article-body">The CEO of Walmart, Doug McMillion, in a Nov. 4, 2016, press release, promised to usher in a “new era of trust and transparency” for customers and communities.” </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/renewables/walmart-reach-50-renewables-2025" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/renewables/walmart-reach-50-renewables-2025#comments Renewables Smart Grid Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:10:00 +0000 98301 at http://tdworld.com Usefulness of 'Flightless Drones' http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/usefulness-flightless-drones <div class="field-byline"> Peter Manos, Market Strategist, T&amp;D World </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We found of interest Derrill E. Holly’s recent post on NRECA’s website, regarding an energy adviser at an electric cooperative who developed a custom-made device that takes the dirty part out of the job. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/usefulness-flightless-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/usefulness-flightless-drones#comments Smart Grid Thu, 10 Nov 2016 17:05:00 +0000 97721 at http://tdworld.com <p>Hendricks Power&rsquo;s Steve Hite now uses a custom-made robot to take the grunge out of crawl space inspections during energy audits. <em>(Photo courtesy of Hendricks Power)</em></p> BG&E Expands Distribution Automation via Silver Spring Networks IPv6 Platform http://tdworld.com/distribution-automation/bge-expands-distribution-automation-silver-spring-networks-ipv6-platform <div class="field-deck"> DISTRIBUTION AUTOMATION </div> <div class="node-body article-body">BGE is expanding its distribution automation capabilities across a larger set of intelligent devices</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution-automation/bge-expands-distribution-automation-silver-spring-networks-ipv6-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution-automation/bge-expands-distribution-automation-silver-spring-networks-ipv6-platform#comments Distribution Automation Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:24:00 +0000 97701 at http://tdworld.com zrfphoto/iStock/Thinkstock CenterPoint Energy Collaborates with Accenture, SAP on Asset Analytics http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/centerpoint-energy-collaborates-accenture-sap-asset-analytics <div class="node-body article-body">CenterPoint Energy is implementing next-generation asset analytics solutions to complement its ongoing work in this area. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/centerpoint-energy-collaborates-accenture-sap-asset-analytics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/centerpoint-energy-collaborates-accenture-sap-asset-analytics#comments Smart Grid Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:54:00 +0000 97691 at http://tdworld.com