The evolutionary path of the U.S. electricity grid is at a historical crossroads.
The term “smart grid” is one that has become ubiquitous, but its definition is flexible. Generically the following definition may apply as well as any: a smart grid is…
Signs are emerging that North American power markets are moving toward commonality and maturity in their function, if not their operations.
Readers are encouraged to share their views on issues affecting the electric power engineering profession.
As the electrical utility industry addresses energy and environmental needs through use of renewable energy, storage, and other technologies…
As the division VII director, I have a unique opportunity to see the intersection of Power & Energy Society and IEEE activities.
A great deal has been written about the work of William Stanley in creating the first practical alternating current installation in 1886.
Looking at the communication industry, one observes how drastically the communication horizon has changed. A new era of consumer choice has been inaugurated.
Beginning in August, the 2012 the election for the position of IEEE Division VII director-elect for 2013 will be held.
Given the increase in global energy consumption in tandem with economic growth and finite supplies of fossil fuels, the cost of producing electricity from conventional…