July/August 2014 | IEEE Power & Energy Magazine
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Remote Access

The World Bank identifies the need to make more energy available at affordable prices to enable all people to use modern energy to meet their basic needs…

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Studies in Empowerment

There are about 1.2 billion people who do not have access to electricity, most of them in rural and remote areas…

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Untapped Markets

Since the launch of the SE4ALL initiative by the United Nations in 2011, access to energy has become one of the main priorities for the international development agenda…

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Northern Lights

Access to energy in many of the world’s remote communities is still restricted; these locations only have access to simple and inexpensive local energy sources…

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It Takes a Village

In Latin America, the electrification rate has reached 92.3%, but that still leaves 33.8 million people without access to electricity…

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Eternal Light

Sustainability has been famously defined as “the ability to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs…”

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Letters to the Editor

Readers are encouraged share their views on issues affecting the electric power engineering profession.

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Leader’s Corner

As one of ten division directors representing the Technical Activities Board of the IEEE Board of Directors, I am honored to write this column…

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The present Grand Central Terminal on 42nd Street in midtown Manhattan, New York City, opened in 1913. A recent article in this column described in detail the electrification…

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Guest Editorial

In July 2013, U.S. President Barack Obama pledged US$7 billion to help provide access to electricity to Sub-Saharan Africa…

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