Microgrids have been identified as key components of the smart grid for improving power reliability and quality, increasing system energy efficiency, and providing…
From the Editor
The January/February 2013 “In My View” column titled “Off the Grid! Off the Grid!” by Associate Editor Gerry Sheblé was a forerunner to the theme of this issue.
Depending on where you live, work, shop, or go to school, there may well be a microgrid in your future.
University Campuses offer a perfect setting in which to establish a microgrid and maximize its operational benefits.
Evening is falling and the skies darken. A storm has been brewing all day, and now it settles in. Rain begins to fall…
In today’s interconnected battlefield, our war fighters are increasingly reliant on capabilities at domestic military installations to support critical missions.
Access to electric energy is an “indispensable element of sustainable human development,” according to the International Energy Agency.
A vision shared by many experts is that future communities will be self-sufficient with respect to energy production and will adopt microgrids.
Smart grids are fundamentally important for transforming today’s electricity grids in order to address growing demand; renewable, intermittent, and distributed generation…
Departments & Columns
Letters to the EditorRead more
Readers are encouraged share their views on issues affecting the electric power engineering profession.
Leader’s CornerRead more
I always enjoy writing an article for IEEE Power & Energy Magazine that allows me to share with you some of the great things going on at IEEE.
Society NewsRead more
Beginning in August, the voting membership of PES will have the opportunity to elect our future leadership.
Book ReviewRead more
The book title is wind energy, but according to the reviewer, the focus is really on power quality and energy storage…
The IEEE Power & Energy Society website features a meetings section, which includes calls for papers and…
In My ViewRead more
Following Hurricane Sandy’s impact in New York City, Long Island, and New Jersey, policy makers examined a variety of measures to fortify the electric grid…
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