Smart Grid http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7384/more en Old Is New Again in the Utility Industry http://tdworld.com/distribution-automation/old-new-again-utility-industry <div class="node-body article-body">What is old and new again? Well, it certainly isn’t me. However, I could write about distribution automation, building energy management systems and automated meter reading existing long before the smart grid moniker was coined. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution-automation/old-new-again-utility-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution-automation/old-new-again-utility-industry#comments Distribution Automation Overhead Distribution Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:09:00 +0000 58211 at http://tdworld.com Brazil's Light Unveils Large Smart Grid Partnership In South America http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/brazils-light-unveils-large-smart-grid-partnership-south-america <div class="node-body article-body">Brazilian electricity utility Light has announced the formal agreement of the largest smart grid project in South American history, in partnership with Landis+Gyr. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/brazils-light-unveils-large-smart-grid-partnership-south-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/brazils-light-unveils-large-smart-grid-partnership-south-america#comments Energizing Smart Grid Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:32:00 +0000 57501 at http://tdworld.com South Carolina Welcomes Enhanced Reliability http://tdworld.com/distribution/south-carolina-welcomes-enhanced-reliability <div class="field-byline"> John Bagwell, Orangeburg DPU </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Orangeburg DPU finds pole-top high-speed source transfer a better option than building a substation close to a large customer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/distribution/south-carolina-welcomes-enhanced-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/distribution/south-carolina-welcomes-enhanced-reliability#comments EMS /SCADA Distribution Substations Grid-Optimization Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:38:00 +0000 56681 at http://tdworld.com <p>Crews install feeder automation technology on an Orangeburg DPU power line.</p> Storm Hardening the Grid http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/storm-hardening-grid <div class="node-body article-body">Utilities prepare for the new normal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/storm-hardening-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/storm-hardening-grid#comments Smart Grid Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:06:00 +0000 56661 at http://tdworld.com <p>In 2012, the U.S. experienced 11 billion-dollar weather and climate disasters.</p> Courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Navy, University of Hawaii to Study Electrical Grids at Three Naval Bases in Hawaii http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/navy-university-hawaii-study-electrical-grids-three-naval-bases-hawaii <div class="node-body article-body">The Office of Naval Research has contracted with the Applied Research Laboratory at the University of Hawai‘i (ARL/UH) for a $2.5 million energy research project,</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/navy-university-hawaii-study-electrical-grids-three-naval-bases-hawaii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/navy-university-hawaii-study-electrical-grids-three-naval-bases-hawaii#comments Energizing Smart Grid Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:01:00 +0000 56581 at http://tdworld.com <p>An aerial view of the USS Arizona and USS Missouri Memorials at Ford Island, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Diamond Head, Honolulu and Waikiki are in the distance. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Johans Chavarro/Released)</p> 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 JCP&L Morris County Customers to Benefit from DOE Grid Enhancement Program http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/jcpl-morris-county-customers-benefit-doe-grid-enhancement-program <div class="node-body article-body">Jersey Central Power & Light is enhancing electrical service reliability for nearly 6,000 Morris County, New Jersey, customers through new technology installed as part of a Department of Energy Smart Grid program. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/jcpl-morris-county-customers-benefit-doe-grid-enhancement-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/jcpl-morris-county-customers-benefit-doe-grid-enhancement-program#comments Energizing Grid Opt Smart Grid Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:21:00 +0000 55881 at http://tdworld.com <p><span class="meta-field photo-desc " id="yui_3_16_0_rc_1_1_1410974605381_1366">JCP&amp;L has installed 15 advanced recloser devices on three circuits in the Morris County communities of Bernards Township, Harding Township, Morristown and Morris Township. Reclosers are a type of circuit breaker that automatically restores power after momentary service interruptions caused by tree branches or other objects contacting overhead lines.</span></p> Eurasian Countries Will Invest $18.3bn Over Next Decade to Modernize Electric Grids http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/eurasian-countries-will-invest-183bn-over-next-decade-modernize-electric-grids <div class="node-body article-body">Eurasian countries will invest $18.3 billion in electric grid modernization – or 'smart grid' - over the next decade. </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/smart-grid/eurasian-countries-will-invest-183bn-over-next-decade-modernize-electric-grids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/eurasian-countries-will-invest-183bn-over-next-decade-modernize-electric-grids#comments Energizing Lies and Stats Smart Grid Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:44:00 +0000 55481 at http://tdworld.com Smart Korea Is on the Way http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/smart-korea-way <div class="field-byline"> Sung Hwan Bae, Korea Electric Power Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Korea Electric Power Corp. develops a test bed focused on the information technologies and business models in support of the smart grid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/smart-korea-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/smart-korea-way#comments Smart Grid Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:12:00 +0000 54781 at http://tdworld.com <p>To bring the smart grid closer to the public, KEPCO constructed a smart grid information center in Jeju, which has hosted more than 249,000 visitors. The center allows visitors to experience future changes the smart grid will bring.</p> Save Money, Beat the Heat http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/save-money-beat-heat <div class="field-byline"> Joseph S. Wigington, Morristown Utility Systems </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Morristown Utility Systems’ voltage reduction strategies save hundreds of thousands of dollars with a few mouse clicks. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/save-money-beat-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/save-money-beat-heat#comments AMI Grid Opt Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:45:00 +0000 54761 at http://tdworld.com <p>Morristown Utility Systems employees receive live and continuous system data over their state-of-the-art fiber-connect smart grid. Alarms and notifications are dynamically pushed to system operators in real time.</p>