Smart Grid http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7384/more en Water Demand Drives Electric Load http://tdworld.com/ami/water-demand-drives-electric-load <div class="field-byline"> Douglas D. Dickmeyer, Noble Rural Electric Membership Cooperative </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Noble REMC uses an innovative demand response solution to handle double-digit growth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/ami/water-demand-drives-electric-load" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/ami/water-demand-drives-electric-load#comments AMI Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:28:00 +0000 59741 at http://tdworld.com <p>In this partially harvested field, a gREX meter is installed at an irrigation pivot Zimmatic control panel.</p> Vattenfall Goes Real Time http://tdworld.com/substations/vattenfall-goes-real-time-0 <div class="field-byline"> Arne Bergstrőm, Urban Axelsson and Viktoria Neimane, Vattenfall Distribution Nordic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dynamic line ratings in combination with wind power control offers the Swedish DSO more efficient use of its network capacity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/substations/vattenfall-goes-real-time-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/substations/vattenfall-goes-real-time-0#comments EMS /SCADA Substations Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:21:00 +0000 59731 at http://tdworld.com <p>A P&ouml;yry Swedpower/Vattenfall/USi team performs on-site assembly of the weather station.</p> International Participation & Investment Will Propel the Smart Grid Market in India Through 2018 http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/international-participation-investment-will-propel-smart-grid-market-india-through-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">Discrepancies between power demand and supply have resulted in the growth of the Smart Grid Market in India, which is expected to post a CAGR of 16.4 percent from 2014-2018.</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/international-participation-investment-will-propel-smart-grid-market-india-through-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/international-participation-investment-will-propel-smart-grid-market-india-through-2018#comments Smart Grid Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:52:00 +0000 59631 at http://tdworld.com <p>Bangalore, India</p> Noppasin/iStock/Thinkstock Are Microgrids a Myth? http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/are-microgrids-myth <div class="node-body article-body">Microgrids play a role in creating more resilient communities and smarter cities. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/are-microgrids-myth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/are-microgrids-myth#comments Smart Grid Fri, 14 Nov 2014 21:06:00 +0000 59071 at http://tdworld.com Managing Big Data http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/managing-big-data <div class="node-body article-body">A holistic, standards-based approach protects utility investments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/managing-big-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/managing-big-data#comments Smart Grid Wed, 05 Nov 2014 21:30:00 +0000 58581 at http://tdworld.com Is BIG DATA a Big Bust? http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/big-data-big-bust-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Utilities have invested billions in smart meters and devices that are generating massive quantities of data. How can the industry insure a return from this data investment?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/big-data-big-bust-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/big-data-big-bust-0#comments Smart Grid Mon, 03 Nov 2014 22:33:00 +0000 58371 at http://tdworld.com Oman Enhances Power Delivery http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/oman-enhances-power-delivery <div class="field-byline"> Joseph MacEnri, Abdul Aziz Al Sinani, Hussain Al Lawati and Rasheed Al Balushi, Muscat Electricity Distribution Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Muscat Electricity Distribution Co. overcomes many engineering and environment challenges, continuing to improve system performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/oman-enhances-power-delivery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/smart-grid/oman-enhances-power-delivery#comments Distribution Management Systems Smart Grid Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:11:00 +0000 58281 at http://tdworld.com <p>In 2007, Category 5 Cyclone Gonu caused widespread damage to the city of Muscat&rsquo;s infrastructure including the distribution networks.</p> 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>