Smart Grid http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7384/more en ERCOT, SPP Using Customizable Mapping Tool for Situation Awareness http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/ercot-spp-using-customizable-mapping-tool-situation-awareness <div class="node-body article-body">Knowing what is occurring in many places at one time — and being able to process that information quickly — is critical to the success of an electric grid operator.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/ercot-spp-using-customizable-mapping-tool-situation-awareness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/ercot-spp-using-customizable-mapping-tool-situation-awareness#comments Smart Grid Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:15:00 +0000 93821 at http://tdworld.com KANSAI Monitors Network Stations http://tdworld.com/substations/kansai-monitors-network-stations <div class="field-byline"> Yoshinao Matsushita, Shinya Iwasaki and Ryota Tomokane, Kansai Electric Power Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Practical use of monitoring and diagnostic systems leads to more efficient maintenance, a stable electric power supply and optimized refurbishment. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/substations/kansai-monitors-network-stations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/substations/kansai-monitors-network-stations#comments Distribution Management Systems Substations Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:49:00 +0000 93631 at http://tdworld.com <p>SF<sub>6</sub> gas-pressure sensors are candidate items for advanced sensor utilization to provide improved remote monitoring of aging systems.</p> ABB announces 2016 Automation & Power World digital conference for the power industry http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/abb-announces-2016-automation-power-world-digital-conference-power-industry <div class="node-body article-body">ABB has announced additional details for its upcoming APW digital conference. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/abb-announces-2016-automation-power-world-digital-conference-power-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/abb-announces-2016-automation-power-world-digital-conference-power-industry#comments Smart Grid Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:38:00 +0000 93491 at http://tdworld.com Making Smart Grid and Energy Efficiency Programs More Commonplace and Affordable http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/making-smart-grid-and-energy-efficiency-programs-more-commonplace-and-affordable <div class="field-byline"> Peter Manos, Smart Utility Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How many smart grid programs would get a better foothold in the marketplace if their business justifications were based on full life cycle economic benefits</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/making-smart-grid-and-energy-efficiency-programs-more-commonplace-and-affordable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/making-smart-grid-and-energy-efficiency-programs-more-commonplace-and-affordable#comments Smart Grid Thu, 11 Aug 2016 17:10:00 +0000 93211 at http://tdworld.com R&D Developments for Improvement Efforts in Energy Storage http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/rd-developments-improvement-efforts-energy-storage <div class="node-body article-body">A recent breakthrough highlighted in Science Daily, describes MIT researcher’s new concept for battery cathodes, utilizing nanometer-scale particles made of lithium and oxygen compounds. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/rd-developments-improvement-efforts-energy-storage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/rd-developments-improvement-efforts-energy-storage#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Thu, 11 Aug 2016 17:02:00 +0000 93201 at http://tdworld.com <p>In a new concept for battery cathodes, nanometer-scale particles made of lithium and oxygen compounds (depicted in red and white) are embedded in a sponge-like lattice (yellow) of cobalt oxide, which keeps them stable.</p> <p>Ju Li and his fellow researchers (postdoc Zhi Zhu; and five others at MIT, Argonne National Laboratory, and Peking University in China), propose that the material could be packaged in batteries that are very similar to conventional sealed batteries yet provide much more energy for their weight. Credit: Courtesy of the researchers</p> Global Energy Capacity for Advanced Batteries to Reach 6.5 GWh Annually in 2025 http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/global-energy-capacity-advanced-batteries-reach-65-gwh-annually-2025 <div class="node-body article-body">New advanced battery chemistries are expected to impact lithium ion’s market share in the transportation and stationary energy storage sectors later in the decade.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/global-energy-capacity-advanced-batteries-reach-65-gwh-annually-2025" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/global-energy-capacity-advanced-batteries-reach-65-gwh-annually-2025#comments Smart Grid Thu, 11 Aug 2016 16:55:00 +0000 93191 at http://tdworld.com PG&E Launches Distributed Energy Resource Projects http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/pge-launches-distributed-energy-resource-projects <div class="node-body article-body">Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is teaming up with GE to demonstrate a distributed energy resource management system</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/pge-launches-distributed-energy-resource-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/pge-launches-distributed-energy-resource-projects#comments Smart Grid Thu, 11 Aug 2016 16:30:00 +0000 93181 at http://tdworld.com SEL Completes On-Site Testing of First Substation Software-Defined Network http://tdworld.com/substations/sel-completes-site-testing-first-substation-software-defined-network <div class="node-body article-body">Using the Ameren Illinois Technology Applications Center smart grid testbed, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories has successfully completed on-site testing</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/substations/sel-completes-site-testing-first-substation-software-defined-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/substations/sel-completes-site-testing-first-substation-software-defined-network#comments Smart Grid Substations Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:56:00 +0000 93171 at http://tdworld.com A Smart Grid Chasm-Crossing Dilemma http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/smart-grid-chasm-crossing-dilemma <div class="node-body article-body">How well does the “chasm-crossing” theory fit the power delivery industry? </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/smart-grid-chasm-crossing-dilemma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/grid-opt-smart-grid/smart-grid-chasm-crossing-dilemma#comments Grid Opt Smart Grid Smart Grid Grid-Optimization Thu, 04 Aug 2016 21:38:00 +0000 92831 at http://tdworld.com ComEd CEO Anne Pramaggiore to Keynote Grid Modernization Summit http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/comed-ceo-anne-pramaggiore-keynote-grid-modernization-summit <div class="node-body article-body">SGIP has announced that Anne Pramaggiore, president and CEO of ComEd, will deliver an executive address at the 2016 Grid Modernization Summit to be held Nov. 7-10, 2016 in Washington, D.C.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/comed-ceo-anne-pramaggiore-keynote-grid-modernization-summit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/comed-ceo-anne-pramaggiore-keynote-grid-modernization-summit#comments eTrain Smart Grid Thu, 04 Aug 2016 16:05:00 +0000 92851 at http://tdworld.com <p>Anne Pramaggiore is co-chair and keynoter of <a href="http://energyevents.penton.com/empowering2016/" target="_blank"><i>The Energy Times&rsquo;</i> Empowering Customers &amp; Cities</a> executive conference in Chicago Nov. 1-2.</p>