September/October 2013 | IEEE Power & Energy Magazine
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From the Editor

The theme of this issue is energy systems integration—it’s not just electricity. And indeed it is a unique approach that considers…

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Planning for the Long Haul

Anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and the resulting influence on global climate change have…

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A More Perfect Union

The main aims of the energy policy of the European Union are to establish a European energy system that is sustainable and enhances Europe’s competitiveness, and…

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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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Energy Comes Together in Denmark

The transition of the Danish energy system to a system based only on renewable energy in 2050 carries many challenges.

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Leader’s Corner

Many years ago, in the early 1980s, I was a graduate student of electrical engineering at the University of Belgrade. The university had a modest but well-stocked library…

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Balance of Power

To fulfill the Chinese government’s targets for energy conservation and emission reductions, significant efforts to increase efficiency…

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Guest Editorial

Energy systems have evolved from small, local, single technologies at single locations into highly integrated, continental-scale systems that…

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During the early 20th century, machines known own as synchronous converters, or rotary converters, were mainly responsible for the successful transition…

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All Options on the Table

Energy systems integration on the Hawaiian island of Maui is unique because of the island’s high renewable energy…

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