March/April 2014 | IEEE Power & Energy Magazine
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Going Green

The transition to a low-carbon economy will create major challenges for the European energy sector in the 21st century. In this sector, electricity is a very important…

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Shifting Currents

Immediately after the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, the German federal government imposed a moratorium on nuclear power plants. In doing so, it shifted the fundamental…

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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a… Supergrid!

Several initiatives have been launched in the last decade…

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Power to the People!

The electricity distribution business in Europe is made up of more than 2,400 companies that serve 260 million…

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Euro Mix

When it was adopted in 2009, the energy and climate policy package created by the European Union—which consisted of targets for renewable energy consumption…

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From the Editor

At the IEEE Power & Energy Magazine Editorial Board meeting held during the 2012 IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) General Meeting in San Diego…

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Leader’s Corner

Over the past decade, the power industry has awakened from a prolonged stagnation of investment, technology, and processes that…

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Guest Editorial

The European power system is facing tremendous changes and challenges to improve its sustainability and the security of supply and to implement the…

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Direct current power transmission first came into existence in France through the contribution of…

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The IEEE Fellow Award is a special recognition for Members with extraordinary accomplishments in the IEEE technical fields…

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In This Issue

Feature Articles

Departments & Columns

Upcoming Issue Themes

    • Bottom-Up Flexibility


    • The Grids Down Under – A View from Australia


    • High VRE Penetration and System Integration


    • Fire!


    • Value of DER


    • T&D Special Issue


    • AI & Machine Learning


    • Smart, Cities, Smart Villages


    • 100% Clean Energy


    • Pandemic!