Developed to meet a combination of technical and economic considerations, HVdc was launched in 1954 with the first commercial transmission link between the island of Gotland…
From the Editor
Our issue’s theme presents a thorough and thought-provoking insight into what the future of our electric power system may well encompass.
At the turn of the 20th century, a fierce battle was fought over how electricity would be generated, delivered, and utilized…
The first commercial HVDC electric transmission link was installed to power the Swedish island of Gotland…
The interconnected electric power grid is the single largest and most complex machine in the world…
Direct current (DC) technology has changed significantly over the last 120-plus years since Edison and Westinghouse publicly battled over dc versus ac in the War of Currents.
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Departments & Columns
Leader’s CornerRead more
The IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) General Meeting (GM) is an amazing event for our Society and colleagues across the power and energy field.
Niagra Mohawk Power Corporation’s (Niagara Mohawk’s) hydroelectric Schoellkopf Station was located in the Niagara River Gorge in the City of Niagara Falls, New York, USA.
Book ReviewsRead more
This book, Gas-Insulated Transmission Lines, covers various aspects of the gas-insulated transmission line (GIL) applications, including the description of the past…
The IEEE Power & Energy Society website features a meetings section, which includes calls for papers and…
In My ViewRead more
This spring I published an article in MIT’s Technology Review magazine predicting that dc might once again flow through the power distribution grids that deliver electricity to power consumers.
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The Advertisers Index contained in this issue is compiled as a service to our readers and advertisers…