January/February 2012 | IEEE Power & Energy Magazine
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From the Editor

As today’s electric utility industry relies increasingly on digital electronic devices and communications to optimize system operation and increase reliability…

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Leader’s Corner

It is an honor and a privilege to have an opportunity to be your IEEE Power & Energy Society president for 2012 and 2013.

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Terms of Protection

A critical consideration in the development of smarter electrical grids is to ensure best security practices.

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Links to the Future

In countries with mature economies, power distribution networks play a critical role in supporting the industrialized society.

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Guest Editorial

There is a major growth in electrical and computer engineering research focused squarely on what has become known as the smart grid.

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Biltmore, located in Asheville in western North Carolina, is considered to be the largest private residence in the United States.

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Smart Grid—Safe, Secure, Self-Healing

The existing power delivery system is vulnerable to…

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Society News

The awards dinner at the 2011 General Meeting in Detroit featured the presentation of IEEE and IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) awards to worthy recipients.

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Staying in Control

The use of supervisory control and SCADA became popular in the 1960s due to the expense of manual monitoring and control and an increase in the complexity of the systems.

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A Virtual Smart Grid

It is generally recognized that a high-bandwidth and highly available networked communication system should overlay the transmission system topology in order to…

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