Climate change can have an impact on natural and human systems. This is usually the case with renewable-energy-based energy systems…
From the Editor
It is apparent that we, the electric power industry, are facing a new and challenging paradigm dictated primarily by environmental and social parameters.
Power system development and expansion are facing new challenges. These challenges are not technical, economic, nor financial in nature…
Climate change affects both energy demand and supply through various parameters.
Coal-fired power plants currently supply nearly half the electricity consumed worldwide.
To make our energy systems more sustainable and address climate change, society must transition its electricity infrastructure toward zero emission sources…
Hydroelectricity was, for many years, one of the main ways to meet the new electricity needs of Latin American countries.
Departments & Columns
Leader’s CornerRead more
As engineers, we are often seeking information and input to figure out the best solution to our current project or challenge.
It often appears that everything that could be written has been written with regard to the 1890s competition between alternating current (ac) and direct current (dc) electric power systems.
Society NewsRead more
Five IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) members have been chosen to receive 2013 IEEE Field Awards…
Book ReviewsRead more
Four books are reviewed in this issue. We start with Electrical Machines with MATLAB, which the reviewer says…
The IEEE Power & Energy Society website features a meetings section, which includes calls for papers and…
In My ViewRead more
What do you associate with climate change? Large United Nations climate conferences with hardly any tangible outcomes, like the one in 2009 in Copenhagen?